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  • Through the international travel foundation, EF Tours, I visited Italy this past summer for 12 days with my family and a group of over 30 from places such as North Carolina, New Jersey, and Michigan.  Considering we had only 12 days to travel over 10 cities in Italy, there was never a dull moment...

    Tags: Europe, Italy
  • Unforgettable trips have the power to change any individual. It has the power to create stronger bonds between family members. In my case, it occurred the summer of 2007, it was an experience that I will always remember.             As soon as the flight attendant welcomed us to the Jorge Chavez...

  •  On my mission trip to New Orleans I discovered many god moments. In Peoria I realized how much disaster foundations actually do for disaster victims , in Memphis I learned how everyone doesn’t live the same life style as I do, and in New Orleans I learned that using my own ability to read actually...

  • “We are going to do what?!” Have you ever experienced a moment in time when your heart is suddenly jolted and stops altogether? I imagine mine did as the future of my trip began to unveil before me. Our planned itinerary, given to us back at home, was one which promised to create unforgettable...

    Tags: Asia
  • The John Muir Trail stretches 211 miles (from Yosemite to the top of Mount Whitney), through 5 national parks, 2 wilderness areas, 11 mountain passes and countless streams.  It takes a strong body, mind and spirit to ascend 46,000’ (total) and descend 38,000’ (total).  A 28-day backpacking trip...

  •               Travelling to different countries is an extremely life-changing event that everyone should do at some point in their lives. I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to travel to Colombia in the summer of 2007. Both my parents were born in Colombia, but I had never had the chance to...

  •   Day 1: As soon as my team members and I had unpacked in our dorm at the University of Maryland College Park, where all the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals competitors were staying, we set off to explore. The cool thing about OM is that it's a huge international competition. On the campus...

    Tags: DC, North America, USA
  • Franklin, Massachusettsis a residential town, and is not very well known to the common traveler. Many people travel around the world to see extraordinary landscapes, or to enjoy once-in-a-lifetime experiences only available in vastly expensive trips to foreign countries. However, experiencing...

  • Quarter Finalist 2009 FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship                What a trip! We hit Gatlinburg, Washington D.C.                What a trip! We hit Gatlinburg, Washington D.C., New York, Salem, Savannah, Sleepy Hollow, Williamsburg, Jamestown, and York. All of these cities...

    Tags: DC, North America, USA
  •       To travel means to go from one place to another, have fun on trips and tours, to see a change that will last a life time. I too have traveled, it was no ordinary journey, but a little something called a mission trip, only it was not as small as one may think, rather much more of an experience...

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