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    Tags: Europe
  • On April 10, 2012 I set out on a trip to France with the French class. It was crazy, fun, stimulating, and an action-packed ten days. For the first five days our group was separated and we began our family stay. My French family consisted of three children, Laëtitia (17), Natacha (15), and Cyril...

    Tags: Europe, France
  • A Family of a Different Kind I love to travel. I Love the feeling you get from travel. There is nothing like waking up at four in the morning, jumping on a plane at eight, and too many hours and a sore bottom later, stepping off the ramp into another city. Or how about the long car trips? Snack...

  • When I was younger, I was fortunate to have a father in the military. This allowed my family and myself to experience very unique parts of the United States. One unique location was Honolulu, Hawaii. Living there was hardly dull, with so many attractions waiting to be explored. Some of my...

  • I had been wading in a pool of egocentric sorrow since my arrival in Mexico for our family vacation with a newly broken leg. Trying to divert my pain, I took advantage of the offer to visit a local orphanage in Acapulco. Seeing the children’s large brown eyes peering up at me, and the two girls who...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • Hurricane Katrina of 2005 was the third deadliest hurricane in the history of the United States. The total of 1,836 people lost their lives from the hurricane and the flooding. Living in Florida , I have witnessed the hurricane chaos. Never where I live, have I seen a hurricane cause severe damage...

  • The first memory of my trip to Chicago began with the greeting of Uncle Al. There he stood, both hands in his pockets standing askew to the baggage claim. He displayed a half smile, and we reiterated the action. Our bodies were far too achy from our three hour plane trip from Tampa to do anything...

  • Semi Finalist 2009 FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship Have you ever been somewhere and learned more in one day than you thought you’d learn in a lifetime? Ever experienced something so vivid, so real you thought you could taste it? That was me a few summers back! I’ve been on several trips,...

    Tags: DC, North America, USA
  •       In 2005, I moved to Vermont from Florida, and there is a huge difference between the two states. I remember being the only kid in my town wearing a heavy coat when it was sixty degrees outside after I first moved here. Before moving here to Vermont we would come visit all of the time. I...

  • Every year since I was a young child, my family has always taken a weeklong vacation to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. This is a magical place where everyone can use their imagination in the land of make believe. Disney is a child’s dream and a parent’s playhouse. Every time we go, I feel...

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