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  • Welcome to Jefferson, GA the picture perfect image of a small town.  Jefferson is a small town with a giant foot print in medical history; in 1846 Dr. Crawford W. Long discovered Anesthesia.  Many small neighborhood competitions, bonfires in the backyard, and many giant lightning bug hunts...

    Tags: Georgia, Heritage, USA
  • Travel has always taken place within the human race, raising the question: what drives the need to travel and why is the pursuit of travel never ending amongst our kind?   â–º  best video 2012 Teen Travel Writing Scholarship â–º  Honorable mention 2012 Teen Travel Writing Scholarship Signing Up...

  • From the first out of state trip with my family to my first out of country trip without my parents, I knew it wouldn’t be my last. I fell in love with traveling when my parents took me to New York and I was able to go out with my father and explore the city. Travel can almost be called my past time...

    Tags: Asia
  • In the summer of 2005, I finally came back to Russia for the first time since I immigrated. It had been eight years. My family had changed, my city had changed; I had changed. Instinctively, I understand that I cannot possibly live there again. Despite this, there is something profound about...

    Tags: Europe
  • The stow-n-go compartments of our sky blue Town and Country were filled to the brim with food. If we were going to make it from Iowa to Florida in three days there would be no stopping to eat. My brother made the cold meat sandwiches while I dished up a pile of potato chips and handed the paper...

  •   My family rarely takes trips together. We once went to Disneyland.   I’m seventeen now. How long ago do you think that trip was?   Anyways, the woods weren’t my idea. I hated the dust that filled the air when we drove off-road. I hated all the warning signs that told me what to do...

  •   Ever since I was a little girl, I have always been up for an adventure whether it was running a 5K in third grade, skiing at six years old, or going on nature hikes with my dad to look for bugs. This summer, however, would become the adventure of a lifetime. My family and I flew from Virginia...

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    Tags: Europe
  • As a teenager I vehemently protest any attempts whatsoever to get me out of bed before 11:00 A.M., I consider this a longstanding tradition that I have upheld since the age of ten. My parents are the type who always took trips to National Parks rather than Disney World or say, Universal. While I...

  • Within the fast life of California living, there is a peaceful serenity where travelers can pause from life to admire all the magnificent aspects of nature’s beauty. On June 16, 2012, I traveled to South Lake Tahoe in northern California to experience my first camping trip. Upon arrival I was...

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