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  • I have had many amazing trips with my family, but I don’t think any of them will stick in my mind more than when we traveled to Barcelona, Spain. Our amazing adventure started in the early morning May 22, 2009. I remember waking up that morning and thinking to myself, “What a marvelous time I was...

    Tags: Europe
  •     Walking along the golden sand beach, listening to the roar of surfing waves as it is fading into the shore, while at the same time the wind rippling across my body - must be a dream. But my trip to Cox's Bazar this summer actually turned my dream into a reality. Warm golden sands, beautiful...

    Tags: Asia
  •  During June of 2010, my church youth choir from Jackson, MS took off on an exciting music/mission trip to New York City. As with most adventures of this magnitude, we had to overcome quite a few obstacles including, but not limited to, fund raising, travel snafus, and the sudden, unexpected,...

  •      Yogyakarta (Yogya) is a unique metropolis, filled with history, shopping, and simple culture, but the best thing about Yogyakart, Indonesia, is the people. The people in Yogya have a slow pace life, and the children are joyful. However, most families live in poverty. My family and I...

  • Time is ticking. I can see the cars racing by in my window on the hotel shuttle. My mother and I were leaving the hotel and we were on our way to the airport. We were hurrying to catch the bus to board the Carnival Cruise ship to the Bahamas. After walking around with our luggage we waited, we...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • My mom, sisters Ania (13) and Natalia (11), and I were going to Spain for a vacation from vacation. We had spent the last month in Poland, trying to reboot our Polish. We were going to visit my Aunt, Kasia. She was getting married soon, and we wanted to meet her fiancé, Javier. This trip was going...

    Tags: Europe
  • I once thought that I had a pretty good understanding of the world, a bold statement for a person as young and inexperienced as I. Although I don't know everything about every country, language and culture, I had visited a few countries, met all types of people, and felt that I had a mind open...

    Tags: Asia
  • Being from a small town in Hawaii, I was really nervous about traveling to a big city in a foreign country for the first time—especially one that doesn’t speak my language. But, surprisingly, when I stepped off the plane onto another country for the first time, there was an unexpected sense of...

    Tags: Asia
  • Jamaica! Sun, beaches, a great tan. However, I journeyed to the center of the island, where it rained nearly every day, and I often had to wear a sweatshirt. Needless to say, I did not get much of a tan.    I flew into the Kingston Airport with a team of girls from my high school, where we met the...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • What an amazing surprise to wake up Christmas morning, singing the famous song Feliz Navidad when your parents give you meaning to sing the song: a trip to Grand Cayman and Mexico! New Year's Eve would be so much fun while traveling on the Carnival cruise ship's Paradise. I had already been on...

    Tags: Caribbean

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