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  • About 4 years ago, my family took an unforgettable vacation to South Africa where we participated in a three day safari. When my family took this trip, we were living in Madrid, Spain. Our plane tickets cost about $1750 per person, but a ticket from New York City, New York would cost about the...

    Tags: Africa, Exploring
  • World Youth Day; Sydney Australia; July 15,2008; location cement. As I sat amongst hundreds of thousands of people from all around the world, despite our different cultures, I truly felt like I belonged. it was amazing to have the knowledge that people from such different backgrounds shared the...

    Tags: Pacific
  • Binghamton, New York- the “Parlor City” (nicknamed this for its Victorian architecture) - is the carousel (and pierogi!) capital of the world, but is also the birthplace of Rod Serling and Johnson Shoe factory. What differentiates Binghamton from any other upstate stop-over? In one word:...

  • The history books can tell us all about her splendor and glory.  We all saw her in the news.  We saw her thrive, and we saw her fall.  The redemption of Detroit has been a long one, but she will thrive again.  It may sound hard to believe, but it takes a city as strong and willing as Detroit to...

  • It was the beginning of summer vacation when I agreed to accompany my father on a work related trip to three rural Alaskan villages. Surprisingly, working would be the newest experience on this trip. In August 2002 my parents and I moved to Nondalton, a small village located in south-central...

  •   What’s weird about traveling, at least to me, is that wherever I go, it doesn’t feel like I’m away from home. Regardless of the difference in the language spoken or the food consumed or whatever it is, I truly feel comfortable and at home. I know, however, that I don’t have enough experiences to...

  • As a kid traveling is far away from your interest, priorities are friends and figuring out who you are. Yet, often times traveling is a way to experience wonderful things and have create a life changing experience, thats what happened to me. I was twelve and on my way to the San Juan Islands, known...

  •  At the time my parents got divorced, I was a freshman in high school in Iowa. My mother decided to take me to Las Vegas, Nevada and start a new life away from my father. My mother and I packed up all of our belongings and stored it in a moving truck and started our journey down to the southwest....

  •   “Are we there yet?” asked my friend Cindy, still groggy from waking up. How she slept through most of the plane ride I have no idea. I was awake for the entire plane ride. The moment I stepped inside LAX I knew there would be no sleep. This was going to be my first airplane ride, EVER, and I had...

  • In the summer of July 2008 I traveled by myself to Germany. The company my mother works for offers an exchange program to the children (ages of 16-19) of every employee.  It is a two week exchange, all expense paid trip.  Each person involved in the exchange visits the others home for a period of...

    Tags: Europe

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