Students

Share these travel journals, blogs and videos from students and young travelers about their vacations with family and friends, cultural explorations at home or abroad, journeys of self-discovery in their family's homeland and service, missionary or volunteer vacations. Login and post your own!

Find information about current Scholarships here.

Pages

  • In May of 2006 I went to Terry Town, Louisiana with my best friend and some of her family. When we got down there it was still destroyed from Hurricane Katrina. Almost everywhere you went there was FEMA trailers and peoples' belongings all over the place. It was very sad. I looked back on all I...

  •   What does it mean to achieve if there is no one to share it with? What does it mean if I make a six figure salary and it’s all for myself? I have learned from a young age the impact that unselfish motivation can have on your character and your success in life. One thing I have always been...

  • This year, Mom declares “Summer Road trip 2010,” to be added as our 11th annual road trip to who knows where. Who are we?  My mom is a single mom and teacher, I’m 18 and just graduated from high school and two sisters, a 15 ½ year old sophomore and a 13 ½ year old 8th grader from Colorado Springs,...

  • I travelled all over Europe from 2006 to 2008. The reason my family and I travelled so much during these years was because the company my father works for transferred us overseas to Frankfurt, Germany. We lived in Germany for two years, my eighth and ninth grades.   It is currently the summer...

    Tags: Europe, France, Spain
  • Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } */ /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:...

  • The culmination of my junior year compelled me to understand the true meanings of freedom, change, and connections. I had time to just laze around the house or hang out with friends, or even join a summer class in the hopes to find the summer love I’ve always romanticized about. After looking over...

    Tags: Asia
  • This past spring break I went on a college tour. Now before I went on the tour I was 100% sure about the collegeIi wanted to atttend. I had it set in my mind that New York was the place for me and Juilliard was the school for me. The excitement immediately set in when we left Chicago and bagan a 14...

  • Visiting my extended family in Sparta, Greece, outside the capital of Athens, became my first time out of the US. I won’t bore you with my insomniac-like, midnight flight from Newark to London, or my slumber from England to Athens. I won’t blog about my trip through the cleanest subway station,...

    Tags: Europe
  •   Last summer, I took a weeklong vacation with my family to the great state of New York. I was filled to the brim with excitement; I had heard so many great things about the lively city and I was extremely eager to experience it for myself. After all, Manhattan is famous for its...

  •             I desperately read the signs posted around the Newark Liberty International Airport as I tried to navigate to the gate I was supposed to be waiting at. My parents had said their good-byes before sending me through security, leaving me to survive on my own in the vast, unfamiliar...

Pages