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  • Bonjourno! Ciao! Hello! Yee sas! Hola! Hallo! The global world we live in is fascinating. The different religions, lifestyle choices, & ethnic languages all contribute to this globally diversified concept. Look how people in your school dress, the foods people eat in your town, even the way...

    Tags: Europe
  • On January 25, 2012,  my boyfriends family and I went to San Antonio, Texas by plane to see my boyfriend graduate from USAF Basic Military Training.  We arrived at the San Antonio International Airport and rented a car so we could go to our reserved hotel.  Once we made it to La Quinta, we were...

  • As far as trips go, mine was quite long. I spent five years of my life in Okinawa, Japan. It was amazing. Setting aside the fact that I was there as a military dependent and went to schools on base, the trip was quite meaningful to me. This may be due to the fact that it was some of the most...

    Tags: Asia
  • What do you think of when you hear the word “California”? For most, the first things that come to mind are beautiful beaches, warm weather, and a kick-back kind of lifestyle. For me though, when I hear “California” I think of my biggest lifetime goal – to end up studying at a college there. Over...

  •       “Welcome to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina!” I don’t think anyone could have said it any better. Something about the south always intrigued me. Maybe it was how people spoke slow or always had something to offer. It could have even been the fact that this place was a milestone in my childhood,...

  • Sunlight danced across the clear river as the crisp wind rustled the leaves of a nearby aspen. This cool wind carried the last memory of winter as it descended down from the mountain peaks, making the trees whisper at the excitement of the coming summer. I paused for a moment to simply take in this...

  • In 2009 my family put the "unexpected" in unexpected family road trip. On a Thursday my mom said "let's go on a road trip," and on a Sunday we embarked on the wildest adventure of our lives. Why a family road trip? For good reason: my moms side of the family lives in Minnesota, my dads side of the...

  •      We have been told that the early bird eats the worm, so we got out of our covers and got ready for an exciting trip. We expected snow as my father had said that the weather news hinted that such phenomenon was possible. As we passed the curvy mountains, the rushing water excited us. The...

  • My trip to Africa with the Youth Entrepreneurship Program was a very powerful experience. It was also a life changing experience for me. I learned so much historically, culturally and it helped to enrich my basic life skills. This experience helped me grow tremendously as a person. I am more than...

    Tags: Africa
  • During the summer of 2009-2010, I discovered a summer program that focused on researching marine mammals.  When I looked into the camp, I found out that only nine students were chosen to go, and this year the group would be going to Round Island here in Alaska.  Naturally, I was intrigued and...

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