Students

Share these travel journals, blogs and videos from students and young travelers about their vacations with family and friends, cultural explorations at home or abroad, journeys of self-discovery in their family's homeland and service, missionary or volunteer vacations. Login and post your own!

Find information about current Scholarships here.

Pages

  • My aunt had always dreamed of taking her beloved nieces and nephews on a trip across America. After being diagnosed with cancer, she was even more determined to make this dream a reality before her illness worsened. Months later, in a 15-passenger van, 12 of us set out on a 6 week journey which...

  • Women in brightly colored and patterned salvar kameez with dupattas draped around their heads bustled across the streets clutching bags of vegetables. An elderly lady walked slowly accompanied by a walking stick, but incredibly did not trip over her pink sari, the long strip of cloth that covered...

  • On the last four days of our 2009 San Francisco vacation an opportunity arose to experience a seemingly different world from the tightly packed city. My Dad had arranged for my brother Izaac, and I to take a kayak trip on the Inverness Bay. Years ago, my dad lived around these parts. Some friends...

  • It was my first time in London, and we were venturing through the city, taking in all the sites and culture around me. The trip was my Christmas present from my father and we were absolutely enchanted as we walked around the city. From Hyde Park to Piccadilly Circus, we absorbed the history, the...

    Tags: Europe
  • Some people might freak at the words "camping in the mountains".  Others may flinch at the words "no flush toilets".  Not my family!  We've been camping my whole life, and it never gets boring.  This trip in particular, was especially "not boring."   Last summer, my family went on vacation in the...

  • I have been all around the world, but one of the most important places I have ever traveled to was Naples, Italy. I Moved there from Norfolk, Virginia when I was 10 years old. I attended Naples Elementary for three years until my father got stationed back to Norfolk, Virginia. While living in...

    Tags: Europe
  • Halfway through the plane ride I was beginning to wish I had listened to my mom when she told me to bring something other than my iPod to keep my entertained. I had been listening to the same 200 songs over and over again and I was getting bored, really bored. I finally decided to just look out...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • In today’s society getting away from all technology is a hard thing to do, even when you travel the technology, like cell phones, is still a temptation for most teenagers. In the summer of 2010 my family and I traveled north to Fariystone National Park in Virginia where there was no cable,...

  • For spring break my junior year, I went on vacation with my family, my friend, Sarah, and my brother’s friend, Blake. We flew out of the Hubert H. Humphrey terminal in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The flight was smooth and quick, and before we knew it, we had landed at the airport in Fort Meyers,...

    Tags: Caribbean
  •   I traveled to New York for my Sweet Sixteen! I had been planning this trip since I was about five years old. I fell in love with this amazing, cultured city. There is so much to do and so little time. It helped me learn and re-establish my personal dreams. I went to a Broadway show, Mary...

Pages