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  • Alabama. Beautiful.Stunning place, filled with mother nature's fruit. Full of fresh air and crisp waters. With smiling  people and friendly faces too.  Some where I could get away from my stress and live alittle.That's the reason why I love Alabama...

  • Driving 90 kilometers an hour on the wrong side of the road, the world was passing by me in a rapid blur of green. I felt like an outsider, viewing the world from the air-conditioned comforts of the black car. We were visiting my father’s hometown, Ning Xiang. The car bumped along the gravel-paved...

    Tags: Asia
  • We docked at the harbor not far from city’s center, we walked through the knee high water. The tour director told us how Venice can flood with the rain and sparkle an hour later in the sun. It was hard to believe though. After some educational monologs by our tour director, we were dismissed to...

  • When I was ten years old, my family went to Disneyland as an extension of my dad's business trip.  It was special; both of my parents went to Disneyland with their parents when they were kids, and my mom promised me and my brother we'd do it again before I graduated high school.  On Christmas day...

  •       Sarah Smith Society of American Travel Writers Scholarship 24 September, 2009 Traveling to the Desert Looking for an amazing place to travel? Arizona showed me the wonder of the desert. From Ohio to Phoenix, Arizona, we explored the some of the United States’ main attractions. During our trip...

  • When I was little, my favorite book in the whole world was The Thief Lord, by Cornelia Funke. The book was about a group of runaway children who lived in Venice, Italy by themselves, and were lead by a boy named the Thief Lord, who stole things from rich people so that the children could sell them...

    Tags: Europe
  • My life has been excessively busy for a teenager and for a few years now, my parents promised me a “tropical vacation” once my college search concluded.That day finally came, and one Saturday, we visited a local travel agent and booked the vacation I had fantasized about.We traveled this past...

    Tags: Caribbean
  •  London, England is a place of fascinating history and beautiful sights to see. This is why every year they host a New Years Day parade through the streets leading right up to the most recognized item found in London, Big Ben. So, no wonder my entire high school marching band was excited for this...

    Tags: Europe
  • As the daughter of a Boeing employee, traveling has been an important factor in my life. Since my dad was working on the Nimrod Project in England, which was terminated in 2010, most of our living expenses were covered by Boeing. By living expenses, I mean that they paid for the house, our...

    Tags: Pacific
  • Remember Lewis and Clark? They are those two brave guys that ventured into the unknown territory of the Louisiana Purchase way back in 1804. Once the Pacific Northwest began to form towns and states, two little cities took shape on the either side of the Snake River, which is the border between...

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