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It was Beijing and nearly Christmas. I remember because my body was numb all over with the cold as I desperately searched for some place warm. People walking down the street hardly seemed to mind with their light jackets. But they were used to it, I suppose. It was the people, the real Beijing that...Tags:
This summer, I had the best experience of my life. I got the opportunity to go to Europe for 18 days, with the People to People Student Ambassador group. It cost $7,000 dollars just for me to go, but my whole family spent almost a year raising money for me to go. Two weeks before the deadline came...Tags:
The chirping birds behind me seemed to be begging for crumbs as I started on my second pastry. Just then, the omelets and hot cocoa emerged from the kitchen, heralded by the delicious aroma of freshly made food. After what seemed like an eternity of breakfast, I stood and walked across...Tags:
Okay, so I think after reading this you all might think this not true but all the details of this trip is a reality. It all started on 23rd of June my mom and I decided to go to Virginia to visit our cousin. We took a Delta flight at Hobby Airport, which was one of the worst mistakes ever. Why?...Tags:
All through my life, I have had a passion to travel. I have been very fortunate to travel to many parts of the United States, and beyond. Through my travels, I have dealt with flight delays and cancelations, damaged baggage, family conflicts, and car problems. These ups and downs have shaped my...Tags:
The trips I have taken over the past few years have all had a message that I always learn at some point. Every time I go some where I always learn an important life message that can teach me in the future with my experiences. In my opinion my trip to Pachuca, Mexico was one I will never forget, not...Tags:
Normal 0 /*-->*/ Yosemite National Park is such a beautiful place to be. It may be a lot of miles away from where I live but the long road trip was worth it. I will never forget my visit because I experienced and seen many new things. At first I thought it would be a boring...Tags:
Palm trees line the horizon as the salty air combines with exhaust fumes and the hum of city life. Whether the birthplace of speed or a bucket list vacation, Daytona Beach is known for its gorgeous beaches, vibrant nightlife, and tourism appeal. To some it's just another destination, but for me...Tags:
Of all my memories, that of my sister and I driving across the country together is one I’ll never forget. I’d love to say that it was because of the beautiful and majestic landscapes across which we traversed, but mostly it was because of the scary, enlightening, and hilarious stories that we...Tags:
Eight or more long hours sitting on the bus. The sun is setting faster, it seems, as you approach your long awaited destination. Just before you cross the Potomac River, you get your first look into the week ahead. Just through the trees, you can see the Pentagon; headquarters for the nations...Tags: