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  • “The world is a book and those who do not travel only read one page” (St. Augustine). Indeed, traveling abroad allows one to dust off the timeworn cover and gain the wisdom hidden throughout the world. My family has instilled this value upon me, so much so that this summer we took a month long trip...

  • A pointless trip is the best kind. The kind where you just get in a car and drive. it does not matter where or why or how long you will be gone. It is just you and the long road and gas station coffee. That is all my favorite trip was, really. It was a Saturday. I remember because the weekend still...

  • It was my brother’s senior year. My parents had planned an exciting cruise to the Caribbean for his graduation and I was lucky enough to be able to tag along on what would be one of the most amazing vacations I have ever experienced. The drive from Cleburne, TX to Galveston, TX was long but...

  • Fantasize waking up hearing ocean waves clashing against the sea floor. Room service gently knocks on the door bringing a delicious hispanic brunch to your comfortable down plush bed. As you take the first bite, the food melts in your mouth like soft cotton candy.   Quietly, you tell yourself, '...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • One trip that has left a humongous impact upon me is the trip I took to Colorado with my softball team. This trip not only was one of excitement and adventure, but also one that taught me the strength of sisterhood.Flying into the Denver Airport, I could already feel the thin air depriving my lungs...

  • Few places in the world can completely change your five senses the way Vietnam can.  It is totally alien to any experience in the United States.  Everything you feel, smell, taste, hear, and see is foreign.  Not only that, but Vietnam has the unique ability to also change your thinking and tug at...

  •   Before I stepped off of the plane and entered the world of the Philippines, I was scared.  Everyone asked me why I chose this country, and after reading recent articles and government warnings, I was starting to ask myself the same question. Every week I was getting updated travel warnings...

    Tags: Asia, Exploring
  • Las Vegas is a glitzy and glamorous city. My Mom, Dad, brother and I flew on an airplane from Allegiant Airlines to the destination. Outside our airplane window was a kaleidoscope of colors from the bright Vegas lights. We had worked so hard and were finally here! We made it to our hotel and...

  • My trip to Nigeria was truly enlightening.  When we arrived at the airport in Lagos , the temperature immediately hit me.  I wasn’t sweating, but I could feel the air, it was as heavy as a blanket as we walked through the tunnel off the plane and into the airport.  We grabbed our luggage and had to...

    Tags: Africa
  • Learning and exploring are our infinite natural intuitions, motivated by curiosity, that help us gain valuable experience, innovative ideas and deeper knowledge with many different perspectives. Vietnam is the country located on Southeastern Asia, next to Laos and Cambodia...

    Tags: Asia, Vietnam

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