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  • A few months ago, during my spring break in March, I was presented with a once in a lifetime opportunity. I was offered a chance to visit the capital of Spain, Madrid. Sadly, I won’t be able to talk about my entire visit to Madrid in the limited length of this essay, so I decided to talk abut my...

    Tags: Europe, Spain
  • On July 31, 2010 I began a twelve hour journey from Charleston, South Carolina to Detroit, Michigan to Green bay, Wisconsin and then Oshkosh, Wisconsin. My trip started with four complete strangers; these strangers were all freshman at my high school and a new guidance counselor. At the time I...

  • Traveling is not only a dream in my life but it is also my passion.  So when my parents told me that I would be going to Bangladesh over the summer I couldn’t wait.  This would be an adventure I would remember.  There were many questions that were going through my mind like what would I see and...

    Tags: Asia, Exploring
  •                 It started out being a simple trip to CLI, a Christian Leadership Institute camp, along with my two friends from the Core Team at my parish this past July 28th 2009. They were more excited than I was. We were on our way to Santa Barbara all the way from Redlands, here in California...

  • When I heard 'road trip' come out of my mother's mouth, I froze, knowing that those particular words would become a synonym for the word 'disaster' in my own personal dictionary. It was last minute and totally spontaneous. We gathered some snacks, filled the ice chest and after about a fifteen...

  • When I found out that I could go on a rare life time experience trip to Spain with a group of class mates, I was nail bitten excited. I told my mom about it right away and she thought that it would be a great experience if I went. Leading up to the day, our group would gather for meetings to plan...

    Tags: Europe, Spain
  • From the Almalfi Coast to Vatican City my Italian adventure opened me up to sites that I had only seen in books and magazines. My trip started in Sorrento with 35 other kids from my High School on the Italian exchange where we were able to spend one week touring around Italy and one week in a home...

    Tags: Europe
  • The flash of a camera, the screaming of fans, that moment when you know you’re alone in front of millions of people and cameras…Needless to say, the lives of celebrities are hectic ones, but many of us wish we could take a walk in their shoes, and for a short while, I did. In October of 2006, I,...

    Tags: Asia
  • The distinctive memory is in my head like it was yesterday… tears of joy flooding my aunts’ faces while seeing their nieces and nephews for the first time. Having any sort of emotion after 24 hours of flying and layovers was on the verge of impossible, but I instantly knew after stepping off that...

    Tags: Europe
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    Tags: Europe

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