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Well hello again everyone! You’ll never guess what happened this past weekend here in Kansas City...nope, you are wrong. Guess again. IT SNOWED! One day it was a muggy eighty degrees and next thing you know we are getting hailed upon. I mean, if that is not cool then I don’t know what is! Who...Tags:
I’ve always hated soccer. Unlike every other normal child, I never played AYSO when I was a kid. I never wanted to go out into the yard and just kick the ball around. I didn’t even want to watch my little brother’s soccer games. It wasn’t as if my mother didn’t try to make me do any of the above....Tags:
“Guys, guess what? We are going to Israel! Yes, you heard it right, Israel!” Those were my mother’s first words at the beginning of February of 2011, and she would not stop repeating them. When I first heard Israel, I thought I misunderstood my mom and that she was going crazy, but I was so wrong...Tags:
April 1, 2013 – to most people this date is not important; they just brush it off as a day that people try to play tricks on other people. To me this is the date of my liberation, but also the day that I got psychologically sentenced to life, no parole.QUARTER-FINALIST 2015 FTF TEEN TRAVEL WRITING...Tags:
The journey across southern California was beyond my expectations. From the weather difference and freshly laid eggs for breakfast to the personalities of those who surround me, California has definitely left a big impression on me. Before I left for vacation I expected California to ...Tags:
Some people travel to the most amazing places and learn so much from different cultures and different experiences that they have. The most amazing travel experience that I had was in the summer of 2008 when I was 16 years old. My family and I went on a Disney Cruise but it wasn’t your typical...Tags:
My Disney vacation began in August of 2007 when my Mom convinced my Dad to finally take us to Disney World. My cousin Abby was able to go so that I would have a buddy while my little sisters friend alexis and her mom and dad went so that Katie would have someone to pal with. The adventure...Tags:
The summer of 2009 was one that changed me and my outlook on things as a person. Not only did I have different emotions about starting my freshmen year in high school, but I learned that summer that sometimes we take the beauties around us for granted. No, I'm not talking about the guy or girl...Tags:
Panic struck when we heard the conductor say, “Dieser Zug hat technische Probleme. Wir bitten Sie, am nächsten Bahnhof umzusteigen.” The train then came to an abrupt halt. We didn’t speak German. We didn’t have an adult traveling with us, and we were in a foreign country! This was supposed to be...Tags:
Entering the city of Fes, Morocco is a sensation never forgotten by any traveler that passes through. Instantaneously, you are transported into a different world, a world that still operates under ancient rules bound by culture. The most rewarding view of the community is found in an interactive...Tags: