Where We're Most Excited to Travel in 2014

After looking back on a busy year in food and adventure, these are the places we can't wait to visit next year.

Bento boxes and Eki Ben shops in Train stations in Japan ; Tokyo station, Tokyo ; On the Shinkanzen (rapid train) platform at Tokyo Station ; Photo by: Eilon PazElion Paz

I am hoping to travel to Sofia, Bulgaria, the glorious capital city for Easter. Very much looking forward to grilled sausages and shopska salad. —Kellie Evans, Associate Food Editor

Anywhere! But I would love to keep it close to home this year. I've been away from the States for a while, so it's exciting to travel around the country I grew up in again and explore different regions and their specialties. —Farideh Sadeghin, Associate Director, Test Kitchen

Tanzania! I'm going on safari, fulfilling a lifelong dream to see baby elephants in their natural habitat. —Sophie Brickman, Senior Editor

Though I've spent tons of time in the Middle East, I've never been to North Africa and I'm really excited to visit Morocco in the coming year! —Felicia Campbell, Associate Editor

I can't wait to visit the north of India, a part of the country I've never really explored before. I'm thrilled beyond words to get on the plane and go. —James Oseland, Editor-in-Chief

I'm planning a trip to Peru with my sister for next September, so I am pretty excited about that. My dream travel list is crazy long, but I'm also dying to check out Helsinki and to get back to Copenhagen! —Cory Baldwin, Associate Digital Editor

That is a SECRET! —Betsy Andrews, Executive Editor

Kyushu, Japan. —Karen Shimizu, Senior Editor

I just renewed my passport, and all those blank pages are calling to me. The top five places I'd like to visit right now: India, Denmark, Japan, Sweden, and Lithuania. —Laura Sant, Assistant Digital Editor

I've been wanting to go to Marfa, Texas for ages and ages, and I think this is the year I'm finally going to get to go. I can't wait! —Helen Rosner, Executive Digital Editor

Asheville, North Carolina. Been hearing good things about Appalachian-inspired cuisine down there. Definitely warrants further investigation. —Keith Pandolfi, Senior Editor