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  • My journey started in April. My Young Life leader at announced that there was a chance to go to Frontier Ranch in for our summer camp. Once I heard about the trip, it was a done deal. I was going and I was lucky to go with 8 of my good friends and three leaders. My leader talked to us on how we to...

  • College At 15 Careening down a mountain at what seemed near mach speeds, flying around sharp turns, and skirting the edges of fifty foot drops. This is how one of my best travel experiences started. It was during this heart-pounding, mountain-biking thrill ride that the event I remember most...

  • ITALIA!  The most beautiful country on Earth and I was going there in a few weeks. I was traveling with my god-mother, sister, and cousins. I was so ecstatic and I was determined to make my first trip out of the country my best. In the weeks before we took off, I researched everything I could...

  • It was July 4th weekend; after driving nearly two days, we arrived at Washington DC right before the annual fireworks show. We were determined to have the perfect view of the display, and spent the day seeking the ideal spot and getting lost in the city. The night air was cool and refreshing as...

    Tags: DC, North America, USA
  • When I first heard my mom boasting of the fact that we were going to Vietnam as out vacation destination, I immediately dreaded the idea, but honestly I don't know why. I don't know if it was because I was  dreading the fact of entering an airport or because I was heading to a destination that I've...

    Tags: Asia
  • Anything beats the plague of Summer Boredom that seems to fall over the homes and spirits of almost every High School kid in the nation this time of year.  When the topic of conversation around the house is, “What do you wanna do?”, and when I dream about taking a nap so that I’m not so bored,...

  •     In the summer of 2011, my brother and I traveled with two friends to Bermuda.  Since we have family there, we visit every summer, but decided to bring a couple friends that year.  Where we stay normally varies, however, this specific year we stayed on our uncle's island, Zeta Island.  Staying...

    Tags: Caribbean
  •      I have lived in Columbus, Georgia my whole life and until Spring Break 2008, I had only been to three states: Georgia, Alabama, and Florida. My dad wanted to change that, so we planned a trip that would lead us through Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, and end up in Atlanta, GA...

  • My family and I went on a trip from May 26, 2012 – June 1, 2012. This was a religious trip that not only us but, other people went on as well. We are Jehovah’s Witnesses so, the trip was about taking us to our United States headquarters in Brooklyn, New York and our Canadian headquarters in...

  •     When I decided to host an exchange student last April, little did I know I would become one myself. The student in question was a 17 year old girl from Boeblingen, Germany named Anja who would be staying with me and my family for two weeks. The experience was utter chaos as the exchange group...

    Tags: Europe

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