Travel has always been a big part of our lives, and our favorite characters have always had some pretty unique and iconic travel stories.
While most of us can’t travel anywhere for a week or so, there are some of us who can, and the journey is so personal.
In honor of the occasion, we asked our Travel writers to pick the three most important travel stories of all time.
The choices are based on their relevance to our lives and our shared sense of adventure, and also based on how long the journeys have lasted, how well they are remembered, and how they have shaped our perception of the world around us.
And the winners are…