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  • In 11th grade I was given the chance of a lifetime. My German club was taking a 10 day trip to Germany, Lichtenstein and Austria. I begged my parents to allow me to participate in the trip, and to my surprise they said yes. We left on a very eraly flight out of JFK International Airport and before...

    Tags: Europe
  • I arrived in South America with the understanding that as an exchange student I would be filled to the brim with memorable experiences. Little did I know at the time that one of my adventures would take me through the disruption of an erupting volcano. It has been a little over four months...

  •                 This summer I traveled to Zambia with Heart of the Bride. Heart of the Bride is a missions organization dedicated to serving God and spreading the gospel throughout the world. Through fundraising and prayer, God provided me with all of the money I needed to go on this trip in just...

  • When most people think of Australia, they think of the cosmopolitan cities, or the baking orange sands of the outback. When I had the opportunity to visit the city of Melbourne a few years ago, I was eager to see what the country was really like. The trip was eye opening in so many ways, the...

  • I was the only one that had never visited my parents' home country before. My dad wasn't able to take time off from work- therefore, it was decided that I would be accompanying my mother to China. Papers were signed, I received my passport in the mail, I temporarily took Independent Study at school...

    Tags: Asia, Heritage
  •       It was March fifth of 2010, four in the morning and I was feeling excited about my trip to San Francisco. We had been planning this trip since the beginning of the year, to make a video for students with questions about university. We had researched about different questions high school...

  • During the summer of 2009 for two and a half weeks, I took a trip that went to two different countries; one is where the Kiwi is their native bird and the other is referred to as the Down Under. I was fortunate enough to travel to New Zealand and Australia last summer with a People to People...

  • My adventure began the day my older brother James decided to join the Marines. Around October of 2011 he went into boot camp and about 13 weeks later he was going to graduate. We lived in Florida and the graduation was going to be in Paris Island South Carolina so my Mom, his girlfriend Brianna,...

  •  The day of July 6, 2011 brought forth feelings of anticipation and enthusiasm among me and the rest of my family. The countdown till our vacation had finally hit zero and it was time to put our copious months of planning into action. Soon we were 755 miles away from our minute hometown of...

  • In 2009, my step-father, Dan, lost his job – what a bummer. My mom is a teacher, so she had the summer off, and now Dan had a lot of free time on his hands. They decided to take their kids, all seven of us, on a cross-country road trip. Yes, most people thought they were nuts! However, we set off...

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