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    Tags: Europe
  •         Last summer, I traveled on my own for the first time. I know everyone tells you to pick the aisle seat when you're traveling alone so you can get to the bathroom easily, but not me. I'm more of a window person. I like looking out the window and seeing the clouds. It gives me a sense of...

    Tags: Asia
  • Welcome to Jefferson, GA the picture perfect image of a small town.  Jefferson is a small town with a giant foot print in medical history; in 1846 Dr. Crawford W. Long discovered Anesthesia.  Many small neighborhood competitions, bonfires in the backyard, and many giant lightning bug hunts...

    Tags: Georgia, Heritage, USA
  • Going about your everyday routine can even be cyclical and sometimes when you want to step back you can’t afford to go on a vacation that will just tire you out. Luckily, I’m proud to say I live where you vacation. Down here in Miami, Florida tourists come from all over the world just to get a...

    Tags: USA
  •                  I recently went on a week-long mission trip to New Orleans, Louisiana, to rebuild houses damaged by Hurricane Katrina. While on this trip, I shared a room with twenty other girls and worked in extreme heat conditions. I stayed in an area with a high-crime rate and encountered many...

  •               A small crowd of children milled around me, excitedly spurting questions as I left the elementary school. I could tell that they were repeating a particular combination of words, but because my Spanish was so limited I could not find meaning in the beautiful sounds. I had studied...

  • It was hot and humid when I stepped outside the airport, but the excitement of exploring the ancient city of Beijing drowned out the heat like a cool summer rain. My friends, Zach and Alisha were there to meet me and thus began my adventure. My friends educated me with the Chinese greeting, “nǐ...

    Tags: Asia, China, Exploring
  • I’ve always thought that I knew any and everything about the civil war.  The week of December 26, 2009, my mother took my brother and I on what she called, “a civil rights tour”.  I didn’t think there would be any way that I could enjoy myself on an educational vacation.  However, I learned a lot...

  • For the past 17 years of my life, I have traveled back and forth to Italy almost every year. My mother is Italian and all of our family is located in the southern peninsula. For two months we would usually stay in our small town and not venturing out to other cities, but this all changed two years...

    Tags: Europe
  • After my parents got divorced they both decided to head for opposite ends of the continent, which led to a lot of traveling for me. It was that event which provoked several regrettable trips, which forever altered my relationship with my father. It wasn't until my freshman year that I finally went...

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