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  • The night before our flight to Shanghai was absolutely hectic, full of tears, sweat, and all the chaos in between. It was as if some magical elf had barged into my room, stole all that seemed insignificant but now, full of purpose, and snuck out unnoticed- in a matter of a few seconds. Before you...

    Tags: Asia, China
  •   I’m a planner. So, normally I would say that a great vacation is one where everything goes according to plan. I like knowing that I will be in a certain spot, at a certain time, on a certain day. But, as I found out through my vacation two years ago, sometimes the unexpected things turn out to...

  • What a trip! What a Journey! The Dominican Republic is certainly an interesting place to go on vacation. One of my best friends since third grade invited me on yet another one of her amazing summer vacations to the Dominican Republic for a week. And the best part, it was on June 16th 2012, my...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • Taking a trip down memory lane, one of my most unforgettable trips would be the mission trip I went on with my youth group to Saskatchewan, Canada for two weeks. The mission was to go to this camp called, Timber Bay Bible Camp, located in Northern Saskatchewan on a Native Canadian reservation....

  • The summer of 2012, my aunt, uncle and cousin Sasha invited me on a three-week trip to Colorado and Utah. I was there partially to keep my cousin company on while camping and touring state and national parks. They had made this type of trip before and in fact planned on revisiting some sites, as...

  • Ten tours, ten info-sessions, five days. In the modern craze of the college search, the average student must be as thorough as possible in exploring the vast array of secondary education opportunities. Thus, in April 2007, I sacrificed my spring break of junior year to conduct a whirlwind tour of...

  •               Tennessee, the state of rolling hills, clusters of beautiful trees, and humid hot weather! This is the state I recently traveled to and absolutely loved it! I got the luxury of attending the 2010 NICE (National Institute of Cooperative Education) Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee for...

  • I gingerly lower my worn brown boots into the gently rocking boat and duck my head beneath the bright yellow tin roof. I hear giggles and excited squeals as my group begins to slowly move away from the dock. I glance out the window and I’m greeted with the playful face of the decorative dragon...

  •                  As I boarded the plane to Denver, Colorado on June 28, 2009, I could feel the twisting and turning of nervousness in my stomach. Before I knew it, the plane had landed in Denver International Airport and my adventure across the west coast had officially begun.                ...

  •      I could feel my knees trembling as the weightlessness of the airplane lifting off the ground overtook me.  At last, after months and months of anticipation, today was the day.  My older sister, Indre, and I were finally on our way to our native-born country of Lithuania.  Our anticipation was...

    Tags: Europe

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