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  •  A few summers ago I took an unusual trip to the middle of Floridian no-where with two siblings and several hundred other youth. The trip was more through time, rather than to a place; for we were here to reenact a fraction of what American Pioneers had to bear through, trekking across the plains...

  • My trip to Nigeria would definitely have to be a significant experience that has made an impact on my life. My father always wanted me to see my heritage, and has always desired to introduce me to my family. He also wanted to give me an experience that I would not be able to receive in my usual...

    Tags: Africa, Heritage
  •  One of the more terrifying experiences one may encounter while traveling, is watching it fall apart around your feet. Surrounded by a group of students who speak just as much French as I do, (which consists of a select few phrases) an angry British tour guide, and a seemingly lost English teacher...

    Tags: Europe
  •          In the mist of Ohio’s soybean and corn fields lies a little town know as Wilmington. This little town of Wilmington is a part of Clinton County. Clinton County was founded on February 19, 1810, named in honor of the Vice President of the United States, General George Clinton. In June 21...

  • Experience, travel-these are as education in themselves.  -Euripides             As Saint Augustine wisely said, “The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” Travelling stands out as a major part of any person’s life. Whether a man has travelled across oceans or just across...

  • It is really quite a surreal feeling. My whole life I had been planted firmly in America, having no knowledge of the world outside of my confinements. When the massive airbus 380 touched down in Paris, France my jaw must have gone numb because my top and bottom teeth were no where near each other...

    Tags: Europe
  • During the fall of 2008 a severe hurricane started coming towards Houston, Texas so we had to evacute. Me and my brother got our things, our cat, our dog and their items while my mom and dad loaded the car. We didn"t know where we were going to go my dad just decided to evacute to the pan handle...

  •            The journey across southern California was beyond my expectations.  From the weather difference and freshly laid eggs for breakfast to the personalities of those who surround me, California has definitely left a big impression on me.  Before I left for vacation I expected California to ...

  • Ah, the illustrious metropolis that is New York City: the city on everyone's bucket list and that is known by so many names (City that Never Sleeps, the Big Apple, Gotham). So, why is it that NYC is referred to as "Hong Kong on the Hudson" when Hong Kong is just known as Hong Kong? Simple. When you...

  • It all started with a taco in an Italian restaurant in the middle of Germany (Heidelberg, to be exact). Who knew that by ordering something out of the ordinary, I would spark the best friendships I have ever had in my life? To tell this story properly, I must start at the beginning. In 2007, the...

    Tags: Europe

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