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  •   “Well at least the seats are comfortable,” I thought as the engine started up and we pulled out of the driveway. Yes, it was another family trip, another family ROADTRIP. It was the dreaded word that gave me a headache and put a disgruntled frown on my face. The trip to New York had not been my...

  • 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...

  • As I step off the airplane all I am thinking about is if the rest rooms in the Nairobi, Kenya airport are sanitary, because I desperately need one after flying for fourteen hours. I don’t even take time to notice the women milling around me in colorful outfits or appreciate the beauty of the...

    Tags: Africa, Exploring
  •  In the winter of 2005, my Grandmother on my mother’s side invited me to travel with her to Guerrero Negro, Mexico to see the whales that travel there to lagoons in order to mate and give birth to their young. I excitedly accepted the invitation and we were scheduled to meet our tour guides in San...

  • Ever since I was small, I had always travelled back to Thailand every summer. My parents wanted to keep the culture in me as a Thai person and they wanted me to always keep in touch with my family since we were the only ones that lived in America. This year, I came back to Thailand mainly to...

    Tags: Asia
  • Family Road Trip: Waking up at five a.m., quickly eating, and getting dressed with my eyes half open and my body pleading I go back to bed. But sleep is not an option when my parents are planning to be on the road by six a.m. Once I finally got into our sparkling blue van, I felt the ache of...

  • Barrio Logan is just south of the main hub of downtown San Diego. Barrio Logan is a highly diversified community, with a large population of Mexican and other Hispanic residents. The Hispanic name of Barrio Logan was Varrio Logan, which in Spanish meant Logan neighborhood. Through the years the...

  • Visiting Alaska seemed like an expedition to the North Pole, so I was relieved that we were ‘cruising there.’ Surprisingly, there was no need to stay warm below deck because so much sunshine came through the portholes. I closed my eyes and I felt the warmth of the sun. I opened them and saw...

  •   BAM! It was all over. Oh, never again would our eyes meet in the fiery glow of the scarlet sunset. His hand meeting mine in the tender darkness that surrounded us. I called it the end, but some would say it was just the beginning, the beginning of love. My pink, cloudy eyes swelling, with hot...

    Tags: England, Europe
  • For my grandparents’ 50th wedding anniversary, our entire family decided to voyage on a Holland America Scandinavian Cruise. My family, my uncle’s family, and my other uncle all joined my grandparents on this exciting European adventure. Going in, it seemed like it was going to be the perfect get...

    Tags: Europe

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