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  • The warm sand beneath my feet, the hot sun touching my skin, the sound of the waves behind me. I stop to take it all in. Its my favorite place in the world, its a place I can relax, become closer with my family, and find myself again. My family and I take a trip to Florida once a year since my...

  • The cold winter wind whipped flakes of snow and ice into my eyes, obscuring my vision and preventing me from seeing the trail ahead. Fortunately for me, the dog team pulling my sled knew just where to go, as we sped through the forest, whipping around the bends and bouncing over the snow-packed...

  • June 14th, 2011 5:26 PM My first time out of the country. I have arrived in Costa Rica. We exit the airport to loud people with flailing signs that I cant understand. The excitement is exhilarating yet nerve racking. The walk outside is hectic as we try to organize and group together 100...

  • In November of 2009, I traveled with the American Israel Friendship League to Israel, where we spent nearly three weeks learning about the people, the land, the history, and the daily lives of Israelis. This experience began when the Israeli students, which we were going to host, arrived. They...

    Tags: Africa
  • I am cold. I am tired. I am wet. But as I sit on the bus on my way back to our hotel, I am also the most content that I can ever remember being. River rafting down the River Tay in Scotland has just become my favorite sport and joking about it with my fellow People to People Student Ambassadors,...

    Tags: Europe, Exploring
  • I had a blast in Argentina meeting new people, experiencing new things, and learning about a different culture.  First, my classmates and I went to Conte Hotel and checked in. Afterwards, my friends and I encountered a problem with the check with the front desk where they charged us as a group....

  •     Since my dad has been stationed in Germany for three years, I get to see a lot of Europe. This summer we went on a trip to Bavaria and I got to see a lot of places. I had the best experience ever because it was something different to see. I got to visit the highest mountain in Germany, also...

    Tags: Europe
  •      5:30 a.m.- the car is packed and everyone is ready to go! Woo! The Outer Banks awaits! This is the trip our family has been waiting for all year long! So, naturally, everyone is excited, well except the dogs. They know we're going away for a few days and they're sure to miss us.  So we hit...

  • People rarely consider Utah a desirable travel destination. Even when considering travel within the United States, Utah is amongst the least chosen of destinations. While pondering reasons for the state’s unpopularity, a few potential deal breakers come to mind: the state is a desert and the state...

  • This past summer I went on a family vacation to the west side of the United States. Along the way we made various stops to visit different colleges and see different sights. One of these special places we visited was the Sight and Sound Theatre in Branson, Missouri.This theatre is extremely famous...

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