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  •  Two years ago, in the summer of 2009, my family and I traveled to Washington DC.  We were only there for a week which, coming from California, was not enough time to see everything.  Two years ago, in the summer of 2009, my family and I traveled to Washington DC.  We were only there for a week...

    Tags: DC, North America, USA
  • What do you think of when you hear the word paradise? Do you think of lying on a beach in Hawaii? What about taking a cruise to Jamaica? Before, when I heard it, that’s what I thought about, but now I see myself just kicking back and relaxing in a state park. This past summer I went camping for the...

  • Bing.  You Got Mail.  Potential Grand Prize Winner?  It has to be a hoax.  There I was sitting in front of a computer that told me, my screen play had been selected and I had won a trip to Los Angeles.  Me? Out of thousands of applicants, me? There I stood, trembling.  Never before had I seen a...

  • On July 4, 2009, I had the privilege of traveling with my family to Alaska. My Alaskan adventure consisted of travelling across the country from Massachusetts to Vancouver, B.C and boarding the Princess Diamond Cruise ship for a seven day cruise visiting such ports as Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway,...

  • My oldest sister once told me that young women in Japan idealize France to such an extent that when they eventually visit, they are most disappointed since it could in no way live up to their expectations. This was what I thought of when I got to New York with my mother, my father and my...

  •  A pungent, gut-retching stench assaulted my nose as I walked into the hazy sunlight, suitcases clutched tightly in my hand. The flight from LAX to New Delhi, India had left my brain a bit fuzzy, but the excitement of the chance to get to serve an Orphanage in India was crystal clear in my mind....

    Tags: Asia, India
  • My name is Tommy Bronkowski. I recently had opportunity to travel to the United Kingdom for an extra curricular academic activity, in which I am very grateful for. I traveled to Oxford University to take part of a summer educational program, where I studied the fields of law and philosophy in...

  • I woke with a smile on my face and more energy than I could imagine.  It was the summer of my sixteenth year and the first time I had left the United States.  The beauty and richness of Niagara Falls, Canada was right outside my window at the Marriott Hotel.  At night we could see a firework...

  •            Rolling hills and death-defying slopes hinted with lush green grass and the multi-colored buildings. This sight cannot be captured in the United States, but only in the beautiful countryside of Italy, a place that I was fortunate enough to visit in an unexpected manner.             A few...

    Tags: Europe
  • I was recently visiting family in New York City, a place I love for its excitement and energy.  I had made appointments to tour both NYU and Columbia University, hoping against hope (or hoping against my bad grades) that I might be able to go to school at one of those prestigious universities....

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