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  • Mankind has always been inquisitive. We try to understand the little whys and wherefores that permeate our world by visiting new places, trying new things, and enjoying ourselves, actions which can only be described by the word travel. However, traveling is not always about living in the comfort...

    Tags: Asia, Heritage
  • Here is the recipe for Confusion:  thirty teens from across the world, a dash of British and French accents, a teaspoon of the fifty states, and a large mixing bowl called Hawai'i.  It is an International Camp, and I am fortunate enough to be stirred into atmosphere of it.  My Hawaiian ancestry is...

  • Around 4 p.m. in the port of Miami it is 74Ëš sunny and breezy when all Carnival Destiny Cruisers are called to their muster stations—or the place to go in case an episode of theTitanic occurs in the Caribbean. Precautionary procedures out of the way, so let’s get cruising! Heading back to the...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • Several girls shrieked as the plane dipped to the right. I sucked in my breath with amazement as my classmates and I flew over the tropical island of Tioman, where we would be spending an entire week as a part of a team-building exercise. Who would have thought a forgotten island off the east coast...

    Tags: Pacific
  • Just two years ago, I joined a summer program, Project Ascent, which sends American students to Sichuan, China, to volunteer in local communities and familiarize Chinese students with American Culture. As one of the twelve participants, our goal was to foster positive perceptions of each other’s...

  •             Going on vacation to California was a time that I will never forget because to me it was like an adventure. The adventure that I experienced was amazing not only because I had very memorable moments. Or because of the time in Sea World but for the learning zone I experienced going to...

  • As far as trips go, mine was quite long. I spent five years of my life in Okinawa, Japan. It was amazing. Setting aside the fact that I was there as a military dependent and went to schools on base, the trip was quite meaningful to me. This may be due to the fact that it was some of the most...

    Tags: Asia
  •                 Some people might think that a campus tour is something trivial and tiring, but I think that it is something exciting and intriguing. My campus tour to the University of Texas (UT) at Austin had to be one of the most memorable things that I have done this summer. I remember being...

  • Traveling, it's a never ending journey. Traveling through life, through memories, through stages and phases. It also signifies journeying to a new landscape. Facing new climates, challenges, and wonders. I’ve grew up in a little town called New Melle: population 480. Where farm fields, tractors,...

  •      This past summer, I had the most unforgettable experience of my entire life.  During my vacation, I became a better leader and learned to value life for everything that it is.  This experience will undoubtedly stick with me forever.      I embarked on a trip to Washington D.C., the nation's...

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