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  • I never would have thought that my very first plane ride would be halfway across the globe to Africa, but that’s exactly what happened two summers ago when we journeyed to Congo to visit my mother’s family. It was an amazing experience and I would love to go back there sometime soon. While I was...

    Tags: Africa
  • The window wass small and black, and the sky outside was an inky dark. The plane flew so effortlessly through the sky that the miles passed by in a shadow of obscurity. All around me, people were in varying states of discomfort, attempting to take hold of that elusive entity that seems to elude...

    Tags: Europe
  •  At the Berklee college of music program I went to this summer in Boston, MA, an introductory conversation would usually go like this: Me: What instrument do you play? Jeff: Guitar. How about you? A singer? Me: No, I’m a bassist. Jeff: Really…that’s interesting. Are you any good? There are two...

  • Dover-Foxcroft, a small town in rural northern Maine, is a place of nature and wonderful community. As of 2010, Dover- Foxcroft is home to around 2,528 people, but this small community has much to offer for its youth as well as the older generations.  In Dover- Foxcroft, the main attraction is...

    Tags: USA
  • Normal 0 0 1 525 2998 24 5 3681 11.1282 0 0 0 /*-->*/ My Girl Scout troop of 13 years had been deliberating over the idea of an international tripsince middle school, and by sophomore year we had decided on a destination: Costa Rica.  Specifically, a remote village named Colonía Libertád,...

  •       As I paused to take in the morning sun reflecting off the dark water and onto the rugged mountains, I nearly fell into the wobbly raft I would be spending the rest of the day in. Just as the freezing-cold October water was beginning to seep into my shoe, I heard a series of splashes and...

  • They say Virginia is for lovers but that doesn't just mean couples. It is for lovers of just about everything; food, culture, and even animals. Come to virginia and visit one our museums or exhibitions in Chesapeake or Norfolk and view some of the art done by young high school artists.  Like to...

  • This past summer I was able to do something many kids can only dream of. My family and I were able to experience the amazing cultures of both Germany and France. Now, as amazing as this trip was there were still many challenges, so be careful.                 Germany is a place known for its...

  • Blending the energy of a city with the tranquility of nature, Chicago offers tourists a plethora of activities. Born and raised in the Windy City, I have seen my hometown welcome millions of visitors. Whether coming from Florida or France, tourists will be captivated and charmed by the city, and...

  • The Jersey Shore is known all around the United States (and not just for the television show). It is a beautiful, fun place lined with boardwalks that cannot be found anywhere else. It is THE vacation spot on the east coast!             Tourists flock to the shore during the summer season; it...

    Tags: USA

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