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  • As each person experiences life, they go through situations that change them so thoroughly that they can never be the same. While these situations are rare, they usually make up the core of one's growth and learning. At the age of sixteen, I took a mission trip to Honduras, a country in Central...

  •  Can you just picture yourself immersed in the diverse cultures that fill New York State? What must it feel like to walk amongst people from all over the world?  I never thought I would be standing in the middle of Times Square gazing at the bright lights of the gigantic billboards. I had no idea...

  • They say that New York City is the city of dreams, a place where you can be anything you want if you got the right ideas and enough guts to follow them, a place where good and evil stays gridlocked in battle while a lucky few roam the streets following an acute sense of wonder and adventure, a...

  • THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF MUSIC!”  This is what one would hear in our rental car this past summer as my family traveled to Austria.  We’re not the family that has sing-a-longs on road trips, but given my whole family’s level of exhaustion-induced delirium towards the end of our ten-day...

    Tags: Europe, Vacations
  • In the summer of 2009, I took a trip to Makati, Philippines, where a new window truly opened up a curious, yet remarkable world for me. Departing off of the plane and stepping into a foreign place, I was thrown off by what my eyes had witnessed. Compared to my small, familiar hometown of Stockton...

    Tags: Asia, Pacific
  • My family loves to travel. When I was 17 we traveled to Hollywood Ca and it was so exciting. My mother has a home based business and the conference was held at Universal Studios for a whole week. Imagine Hollywood for a week!! We left early in the morning and got on our plane at 6:00 a.m. it was a...

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    Tags: Europe
  •   Paris, the city of light! So many places full of history and beauty define this city, including the EiffelTower and the Arc de Triomphe. To walk in the footsteps of so many amazing people, including Marie Antoinette and Claude Monet; to hear the beautiful French language being spoken wherever...

    Tags: Europe
  • He picked it up off the ground.  After putting the single Euro coin we gave him in the vending machine, he picked the cigarette up off the cement and began to smoke it.  Yeah.  We watched in disbelief while Anthony walked beside him, conversing in Spanish.  Ian and I didn’t want to take directions...

    Tags: Europe
  • In the winter of 2007, my family and I ventured to the vast expanse of land known as Argentina, located in South America alongside Brazil. My father is from Rosario, a small rural town approximately an hour away from Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. For the first time, I was able to re-...

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