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  • Last summer, specifically the week when June ended and July started, my family and I traveled to Clayton, New York for our annual vacation—a vacation that was full of fun and silliness. We were up at our family camp on Mason Point, where our camp is quite literally on the St. Lawrence River.  Let...

  • Some people may think that going to the Bahamas, Disney World, attending cruises, or many other extravagant places are the trips of a lifetime. Places where you don’t have to do anything except lay back, relax, and enjoy the view. On these vacations people expect to get pampered and get anything...

    Tags: Caribbean
  •     New York City. One would think that after traveling there for the fourth time it’d be monotonous and boring. Then again, “boring” isn’t exactly at the top of the list to describe NYC. In fact, the city itself is entirely enlivening! There’s a magic that attaches to the deepest of your nerves...

  •                  Last summer I took my first trip out of the state without my parents. My sister and I along with the rest of the youth from my church spent four days in St. Simons Island, Georgia. We all crammed ourselves into the minivan and were on our way, but the car ride is a totally...

  • When people think of San Antonio they think cowboys, ranchers, or just plainly people who are stuck in the mid west.What if I told you it was so much more than that. This magnificent city holds more history and variety of cultures than any other city in the Unites States.  San Antonio started...

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  • This past summer, my dad and I took our second trip to Morocco to see more of the wonderful country, drawn back to the North African paradise. Morocco has a magic about it, stemming from its architecture, the mixture of Arab, African, and European cultures, and the exotic aura of such an ancient...

    Tags: Africa
  • Hello. My name is Kyeshia Likely; from Washington. I’m currently, a senior in High school. In November of 2009, I was fortunate to be nominated to attend the National Youth Congressional Forum on Diplomacy and Intelligence and was able to attend the program in 2010.  My journey begun on February...

  • Arriving in the city of Siem Reap, Cambodia, it was not the sight of rickshaws racing nonchalantly through the flooded streets or the schoolchildren frolicking through the current these vehicles left behind that most excited us. It was the idea of once again seeing our mother after three months....

    Tags: Asia
  • Stepping off the bus, I was hit hard with the hot August air and the smell of burning forests miles away. I looked around this small, forgotten village in the Russian countryside and sensed the sharp contrast between the air-conditioned bus that we had just arrived in and the neglected houses of...

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