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  • Visiting my extended family in Sparta, Greece, outside the capital of Athens, became my first time out of the US. I won’t bore you with my insomniac-like, midnight flight from Newark to London, or my slumber from England to Athens. I won’t blog about my trip through the cleanest subway station,...

    Tags: Europe
  • I am the opposite of a city slicker. For almost my entire life I’ve resided in suburban California, rarely going outside the confines of the state. So I jumped at the chance to get out of my comfort zone in order to visit Chicago, Illinois.   Transportation there is easy. I could walk almost...

  • Imagine yourself captivated in a fairy tale where no evil lurked, and where only goodness existed, a place where reassurance and love bounded you. That was me, in paradise, a bit over 2 years ago. It was a decision when my family and I had planned we go to India for a change. I could hardly wait,...

    Tags: Asia
  •                      Over the years, I have accumulated several memories that will never be forgotten. These memories are moments in my life that have been permanently tainted in the archives of my mind. These memories involve contentment, struggle, success, and anguish as well. I have many...

  • Not too long ago, in the summer of 2009, my mom and I visited the amazingly beautiful Thailand, located in Southeast Asia. We first boarded the, very hospitable, Eva Air 777 jumbo jet to Taiwan, and then transferred to Bangkok, Thailand. We were surprised that the luggage came fairly quickly; we...

    Tags: Asia
  • In late July of 2010, I boarded a flight headed to Denver, Colorado. Along with 45 other youth from the Bay Area Episcopal Diocese, I headed to the Standing Sioux Reservation. Every summer, about 50 high school youth from our area go on a mission trip, during which we do construction and build...

  • Reflecting back to all of my precious travel experiences of the past, I believe the trip to Disney World with my parents and sister in 2008 influenceD me the most. Despite the fact that it has been four years since that journey, every sumptuous detail stays still in my heart. My parents and...

  • So you’re visiting your family in Southern Nevada for a couple weeks this summer, or just road tripping through, and you want to jam pack your trip not with slot machines and overpriced Celine Dion tickets, but with shade, outdoor adventure, and mountain air. Here are some ideas for your trip...

  • I have been fortunate enough to travel with my family to places, remote and metropolitan, in Thailand, Vietnam, and China for the past month. Despite the extent of our trip, one place grabbed all of my attention. Ever since my dad mentioned the Cuc Phuong National Park in the Ninh Binh province...

    Tags: Asia
  • Last summer my family and I traveled to the east coast for a historical vacation. We traveled from Washington D.C, to Pennsylvania, and finally to New York. While we were in Washington D.C.   we had the opportunity to visit a great number of the Smithsonians. I really enjoyed the American History...

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