Students

  • During junior year, I went on the Japan trip with my Japanese 3 class. My teacher organized it and held meetings to explain how we’d get the tickets, where we were going, and the supplies we had to pack. In February, we arrived at the San Francisco Airport.                          I was really...

    Tags: Asia
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  • In my family, vacation was pretty much unheard of unless it was related to a family wedding or celebration. Even those experiences were nothing close to vacation status. There was no time to just sit back and relax because everything was rushed.   I had always wanted to go on vacation and be able...

  • With my eyes closed I blocked out the other tourists and focused in on the deafening, yet somehow refreshing noise of the gushing waters. It was a little before eight A.M. I had never noticed how bright the sun was by that time, although it may just have been Canada, but, more likely, it was due to...

  • You may think I am crazy when I say I spent Spring Break 2010 over four thousand miles away from home, with not my immediate family, but my second family, the Menasha High School Marching Band, in Madrid, Spain.  Let me just say waking up at 3:00 in the morning to drive four hours to Chicago, only...

    Tags: Europe, Spain
  • If you’re fortunate enough to travel, you’re fortunate enough. Adventure is limited only to your imagination and mine was stretched on the ultimate road trip as my family made our semi-annual journey to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. With 400 years of history and 125-miles of Atlantic coast...

  •          Kansas city, MO is an astonishing place filled with unique attractions. It’s a place that contains it all, whether you want to relax or stay active. During the day you could relax in some of the best hotels while you enjoy a plate of barbecue. On the other hand if your looking  for...

    Tags: USA
  • At 17 years old, I believe myself to be very globally conscious-I desire to make a difference in the world, primarily through creating a system that will help those in poverty live in harmony with the environment while also trying to work with political heads and create economy and...

  •   It was during the summer after 8th grade when I went with my People to People delegation group to Japan.  Over the course of two weeks we visited many historical sites, ate authentic Japanese food, and even got to participate in the community and since we did so much I can only talk about...

    Tags: Asia, Exploring, Japan
  • El Salvador is a hidden treasure in Central America with a size roughly that of the state of Rhode Island. The huge consumption of Coke Cola, movie premiers, and musical debuts show that El Salvador is increasingly Americanized. The only thing that compares to Coke Cola in popularity is Jesus, with...

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