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  • My trip to China was amazing. I miss China even more now than I did the day I had to leave. I was able to visit 6 different cities, Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Shanghai, Wuzhen, and Hangzhou. Shanghai was amazing! Shanghai is the most technologically advanced city in China. I cannot describe how...

    Tags: Asia, China, Exploring
  •   My summer in Germany has forever stamped an impression on my life. During the course of my trip I had a variety of experiences; all of which have aided me in my growth as a person. I made lifelong friends who accompanied me in that adventure.       During the month of June a group of high school...

  •               I was in Washington DC on January 20, 2009. I felt the cold air of the city, as well as the excitement. I saw all of the patriotic symbols and event memorabilia being sold in the distance. I was one person among the colossal crowd; I heard newly-elected President Obama give his...

  •      When our team leader told us our first mission work experience was going to be a visit to Pasitos de Jesus girls orphanage; I remained trapped in my timid and overly cautious state of mind regarding interactions with the native people. We arrived to a shelter that was smaller than most of our...

  • My passion for travel is so great that I am planning to find a career that incorporates traveling as one of the job requirements. Even as a child when my parents would take my sister and I to new places to live, I would not mind it at all. My parents found it strange for me not to become...

  •            When I first found out I was going on a cruise over spring break my first thought was total relaxation and fun times galore.  This thought consumed my mind up until we reached the inside of this island of the coast of Honduras I had never even heard of; Isla Roatan.            On...

  • Ever since I was a little girl, I have always wanted to explore the world.  I was always interested in meeting new people and embracing their culture.  I have wanted to travel to different exotic places all my life.  I want to understand the lives of other people  and what its like to "walk a...

  •                   Stepping off the plane, my mind was already soaring past my dragging feet. After hours of travel, I was in Puerto Rico, the place of my grandparents’ childhood and my father’s heritage. The pattering rain didn’t dampen our moods as we made our way on the shuttle bus to the...

  • ‘Twas the night before I was set to leave on my first European vacation, a two week trip to Italy.  My bags were packed, my camera charged, and my passport updated.  I was sixteen and expecting the trip of a lifetime with my loving parents.  However, before the trip had even begun, I made a...

  •   A trip to visit my family was what it was. We hit the red eye flight, including the awful level of comfort to sleep in first class, and the movies that no one else can get on DVD yet. It was a start to a very nice trip. We landed at Gatwick airport in London at about 9 am England time, which...

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