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  • In the summer of 2008 I went to Savannah, Georgia with my cousin. Savannah is a beautiful place. The water is lovely, the people are generous and the food is amazing! Television star chef Paula Deene has her own restaraunt in Savannah. We had the chance to eat the food that she actually cooks in...

  • I watched helplessly as my father continued to make a fool of himself. "You sure you don't want any help?" I asked. He grumbled as he reached for the bag of stakes. "I don't think-" "I know what I'm doing Zach, I've been doing this for forty years!" He barked. I sighed and crossed my arms. I stared...

  • Coming from the small town of Kona, Hawaii, going anywhere is a huge deal, especially when it’s out of the country. I had the wonderful opportunity to visit the vibrant city of London with my family over the summer. It was an experience I will never forget. My mother, father and I were always...

    Tags: Europe
  • Dear reader, I was born in Haiti; since 9 years old I always want to know a new country and their culture. My father who worked in a international company Carnival cruise Line was about to make that dream come true for me.When I was 12 years old my daddy fill for a cruise ship vacation in  his...

  • I traveled to Guatemala in June of this year with Global Leadership Adventures, an organization providing volunteer trips for students. We stayed with a local family while painting a schoolhouse and installing two new faucets in a building that only had two sinks for 250 students. The trip was a...

  • This trip could not have come at a worse time.  I was sixteen years old and at the end of my sophomore year.  Simultaneously, I had been practicing taekwondo for nine years.  The month before I was supposed to depart on my Aegean Adventure, my black belt testing was moved to occur while I was in...

    Tags: Europe
  • A group of teenagers, with their hipster hats touching their eyebrows, and TOMS shoes treading lightly across the path, open the door to New Moon Café. Once inside, they are barraged by the sound of acoustic guitar, and a mixture of live singing and hushed conversation that so often dominates this...

  • I know what you’re thinking. North Carolina? Gross! All that state has is farms! Why would I want to go there? It’s okay. I said the same thing growing up here. I used to hate it because I thought it was boring and there was nothing to do; I wanted to live in a big city like Los Angeles or...

  • I have grown up in the town of Aptos for 15 years. I don't like camping or the outdoors much.MyTo gt their grandparents live about 9 hours away in a tiny little desolate town called Honeydew. The "town" consits of a general store attached to a tiny post office;on school and miles of trees and...

  • I am proud to say that I belong to a family of vacation extraordinaires.  Although we stay within the southeast region of the United States, the English family is one with unique and rich vacation experiences to say the least. My mother always prepares a budget plan and a general schedule,...

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