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  • The town of Sultan, Washington is completely amazing. Surrounded by the mountains, woods, and a river going right through it is a sight to behold. It is a place where Nature and civilization meet in complete harmony. Hearing the birds and seeing deer is not an uncommon thing. Even during many...

  • I have been lucky enough in my young life to have traveled to many different places in the world. However, no vacation has been more memorable for me than the trip my parents were supposed to take to Europe to get on a cruise. Just when our plane was about to leave from Pittsburgh to New York, we...

    Tags: Europe
  • With my trusty sketchbook clutched in one hand and my crumpled plane ticket in the other, I shot my parents one last goodbye glance as I stepped onto the boarding ramp. The destination: Colorado Springs, Colorado. Since all my prior adventures had kept my parents within arms reach, I realized as I...

  •                 When on vacation what is it that you look for? Solitude, excitement, historical features, food, or just to get away? When choosing a vacation destination Bridgeport, California has it all. This small little town has as much to do to keep you busy for a week, if not longer. With...

    Tags: Exploring, USA
  • The taxi pulsed with cool air that taunted the domineering sun above, as if it was coyly escaping its relentless blaze. Seeping into the pores of the local people outside, the sun’s rays crawled into every corner of the city. It was our guide. As we drove through the sweaty, crowded streets, I...

  • For as long as I can remember, my family and I traveled a lot. In January of 2009, we visited New York for the third time. My siblings and I were born in New York, but we never got an opportunity to stay there for a long period of time. It was a great feeling knowing that I was going back to my...

  • Families That Scuba Together, Stay Together Pop, pop, pop go the bubbles as they hit the surface of the crystal clear water of the Carribean.  My family of four had descended to sixty feet below the surface into a spectacular world known only to a few.  Some forty miles east off the coast of Belize...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • It is crazy to think that it has been four years since my family and I hopped on a plane and went to Hawaii. Every moment of the trip is still fresh in my mind. It seems like it was just yesterday when I stepped of the plane where we were welcomed into the Oaho, Hawaii with leis. I dreamt about...

  •  London, England is a place of fascinating history and beautiful sights to see. This is why every year they host a New Years Day parade through the streets leading right up to the most recognized item found in London, Big Ben. So, no wonder my entire high school marching band was excited for this...

    Tags: Europe
  • Hello! My name is Lydia Appianing. I am 17 years old and a citizen of Ghana. I lived half of my life in Ghana, but currently live in the U.S. I love traveling and I have a strong passion for service and volunteering while traveling. During the summer of my junior year, I tapped into my adventurous...

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