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  • The culmination of my junior year compelled me to understand the true meanings of freedom, change, and connections. I had time to just laze around the house or hang out with friends, or even join a summer class in the hopes to find the summer love I’ve always romanticized about. After looking over...

    Tags: Asia
  • Three countries, thirty-four states, twenty thousand miles, eight people, fourteen months and one RV. It was the trip of a lifetime! It was a time of learning new things and letting go of old things, a time of adventure and a time of difficulty. Not many people can boast of having friends in...

  •       In 2009 I went to El Peten, Guatemala with my father. We spent ten days there helping families in the villages rebuild their houses. I was also able to play soccer and love the kids, help build the mission building, and was a part of helping teach Sunday school. One day while I was there I...

  • To me there is only one indication of the real official summer, and that is when I go back to my home country Sweden for summer vacation after schools over. If you let that sink in real quick, you will notice that there are two things that indicates that the summer is coming; That I go to Sweden...

    Tags: Europe
  • I was standing in the balcony smelling the fresh air of Egypt. “The warmth of Egypt’s sun is breathtaking; my skin can’t get enough of it” I thought to myself.  About 12 hours ago I was in the United States boarding an airplane and look where I am now! It’s amazing how we could just be in one place...

    Tags: Africa
  • Masses of sweaty, anxious, and mildly rude people standing in line had never really appealed to me until now. Everything around me caused awe and wonder: the rows of endless cones that separated the seemingly countless number of people, the brightly colored trashcans that were peppered throughout...

    Tags: Asia, China
  • Japan, Land of the Rising Sun, a place where anime fanatics and world travelers dream to go to at least once in their life. That is where I went last year as a student embassador with the People to People Student Ambassador Program, a nationally proclaimed program started by President Dwight D....

    Tags: Asia
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    Tags: Caribbean
  • As a junior in high school, their are only a couple of events to look forward to -- prom and graduation. For me the only event I was excited about was a Caribbean cruise. Not only was I going to be visiting beautiful places like Cozumel, Key West, and Grand Cayman, but this vacation brought my...

    Tags: Caribbean
  •   When I found out that I was going to get the chance to go to France, I was very excited. I'd never been out of the country before and here I was about to travel across the world.  We departed from the Philadelphia International Airport at 6 PM and arrived at the Charles de Gaulle Airport...

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