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  • In December of 2007, my family was fortunate enough to be able to travel to Honolulu, Hawaii. We stayed in the Hilton Hotel in front of Waikiki Beach, where eventually became the place I learned how to surf. My father is a pilot so he was familiar with the place and helped my mother, brother and...

  • Earlier this summer, I was fortunate enough to be chosen to attend a Girl Scout "Destination" program to New York City. "Destinations" is a worldwide program that encourages girls to travel abroad and experience new things that they might not have had the opportunities to otherwise. In November...

  • On June 10th, 2012, I began my journey to Boston for the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF) on Medicine. I have traveled to many cities and villages in and out of the United States; however, I knew this trip was going to be different from any other that I had taken before. It is essential (...

  • Cincinnati, Ohio. Just another city in the Mid-West, right? Wrong. Cincinnati is one of the greatest cities in Ohio. With our stunning river front view, our bustling downtown, and the newly gentrified Over-the-Rhine, what else could we have in store? For starters, Cincinnati has the 7th best...

    Tags: Exploring, Ohio, USA
  • We woke up at 3 a.m. to leave our warm beds and the comfort of our homes to embark on the experience of a lifetime. We left everything behind that we didn't need- no cell phones to send one last text to the ones we love, no iPods to listen to in case we felt homesick. We tried to swallow some...

  •  Ames, Iowa provides many opportunities to experience American culture and become immersed in American history. Since the mid 1800s, Ames has become a booming college town. Culture has had lots of time to flourish in this time, and evidence of the age of this town can be found everywhere....

    Tags: Iowa, USA
  • Waking up in the morning and breathing fresh mountain air is often a reminder of my love for my hometown of Colorado Springs.  Almost everyday I see the sun shining down on the vastness of Pikes Peak in the Rocky Mountains. A prominent feature of this family-friendly city “The Springs,” as locals...

    Tags: Colorado, USA
  • Tavarone is a tiny village nestled in the breathtaking, tree covered mountains of Italy and a destination on the Classics of Europe trip from People to People. People to People is a student ambassador program started by President Eisenhower to promote “peace through understanding” between young...

  • During the summer of 2009, my family and I embarked on a memorable trip to Texas. My mom lived there until 1978, when my grandparents decided to relocate their family of four to South Carolina. My mom had many family members who still lived there, and it had been a while since the Carolina-born...

  • During my sophomore year of high school I took the most life-changing trip of my life.  I signed up for the school-offered Alternative Spring Break trip and before I knew it, I was on one of two Greyhound busses heading to New Orleans, Louisiana with over 60 people from my school.  None of them I...

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