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  • Hopping on a plane and flying to various destinations feels natural to me. I have been doing it most of my life. However, this particular trip had me itching to get of my seat and depart the plane. I had never been out the country before; this was a new adventure that I was determined to conquer...

  •      We made our way down the darkend walkway to the dimly lit house on the corner. All that was heard was the slap of our feet hitting the concrete beneath us. Soon enough, my grandmother's beautifully decorated house began coming into view and sudden laughter echoed throughout the night sky. An...

  •   Recently, my family and I took a trip to New York City. This was not our first visit to New York City. In fact, it was our eighth. The first few trips were focused on seeing the sights: the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the Empire State Building. The most recent trips have been focused on...

  • This summer I was given the opportunity to go to France by the Experiment in International living (EIS). I went with a group of thirteen people with a focus in theatre arts. This trip was the greatest and most inspiring trip of my life because I became heavily entwined with a new culture. I...

    Tags: Europe
  • The place is called Phoenix. It is the largest city and the capital of the state of Arizona, and it is also, the sixth most populous city on the U.S.A. Phoenix lies in the Sonoran Desert, which makes the climate a little hot. Going above 100o F on the summer, Phoenix has a subtropical desert...

    Tags: Exploring, USA
  •           My family doesn't get to go on very many vacations.  We are limited by many things, money being one of them.  Another notable thing about this trip is that it is the first time in my life that I felt very close with my Dad.  We usually argue a lot and get into fights, but when we take a...

  • Unquestionably, in the past three years I have overcome obstacle in my life.I was born and raised in Benin, Africa by two lovely parents. At the age of four my father had a job opportunity in the USA. I loved my family to much for us not to separate. But as it says in a proverb, a human doesn’t...

  • Attending the summer journalism camp at Eastern Illinois University and on assignment to explore “Small Town America,” Krystina and I, two aspiring journalists ventured into Teutopolis, Ill. T-town , as called by the locals, is a village of 1,500 known for its German-Catholic people and the wooden...

  • One minute I was sitting in an auditorium with 50 other school mates learning about singing in Disney World and the next I was standing on stage in Downtown Disney in Orlando, Florida.  That’s the only thing I remember about performing.  Crazy, right?  I know.  But let’s rewind about seven months...

  • As I was waiting for the plane to take off I kept thinking to myself about what it was going to be like in Italy, till I got there. During my trip in Italy, I learned a lot about the country's culture and history. The country compared to America is so different and it is surprising how a couple of...

    Tags: Europe

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