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  •      My name is Bryan Gray and on behalf of the People to People Student Ambassador Program I would like to share my experience traveling to another country. People to People is a program that selects teenagers like myself to go overseas to another country to be ambassadors for America. We show,...

    Tags: Europe, Exploring
  • "Sweet dreams are made of these, who am I to disagree? I travel the world and the Seven Seas--everybody’s looking for something.”   June 21, 2009: Summer Solstice. Do you remember where you were or what you were doing? Probably not: the longest day of the year is not that big of a deal in America....

    Tags: Europe
  • One of my favorite travel destinations is Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland. I’ve been there multiple times, and it never loses its magic for me. The reason I’ve been there multiple times is that there’s so much to do. The city itself is absolutely beautiful. I would make the two-hour trip there...

  • On June 24, 2014 we began traveling to Princeton, West Virginia to see family and surprise them with a chihuahua puppy. By we, I mean my Dad and I. It’s an 8-hour drive so we had plenty of time in the car together… along with two dogs, one Chihuahua puppy and our personal pup Levi. We left early in...

  •  Finding My Niche Finding ones niche is significant to the development of ones character, both mentally and socially. For this matter I have always found it pertinent to give back to my community. Helping others and giving back has always been instilled in me as a student at YES, but never did I...

    Tags: Asia
  • This past spring break, my family and I embarked on a vacation to Chicago. Our main intention was to visit the University of Chicago and Northwestern University, so that I could get a feeling for the location and atmosphere of some of the colleges that I am applying to in the fall. These...

  • 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
  •             Summers for me are always the highlight of my year. Each summer my sisters and I pack up our belongings and head out to The Dominican Republic, anxious to hit all the latest clubs, resorts, water parks, and restaurants. For some reason I knew this summer wasn't going to be like every...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • Two summers ago, my aunt, step-uncle, and brother went to "the American West." The original plan was to visit my grandpaw in Kansas and then travel to YellowstoneNational Park, but we ended up going to every western state except California, Wyoming, and Oregon. On the second night of the trip, I...

  • A group of teenagers, with their hipster hats touching their eyebrows, and TOMS shoes treading lightly across the path, open the door to New Moon Café. Once inside, they are barraged by the sound of acoustic guitar, and a mixture of live singing and hushed conversation that so often dominates this...

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