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Slovakia is a place I never knew existed until I was invited to tag along on an unforgettable experience.Through the organization Josaiah Venture, my church, Northstar Church of Kennesaw, Georgia, planned a two-week mission trip for July 2011, during which we traveled to the country...Tags:
As a special treat my Mom surprised me with a trip to Maui this last March. She told me that it would be just a girls trip, so i was immediately ecstatic! Here are some general things you should know about Hawaii: Everything is beautiful there, the weather is awesome, there is plenty of cute...Tags:
From the time that I was able to hold a pencil in my hand, I have been drawing. Art has been a part of me my entire life, even through there were times when I wasn’t sure if it would just be a hobby. When I decided that I was going to pursue it as a career, I started to look at colleges where I...Tags:
Kansas city, MO is an astonishing place filled with unique attractions. It’s a place that contains it all, whether you want to relax or stay active. During the day you could relax in some of the best hotels while you enjoy a plate of barbecue. On the other hand if your looking for...Tags:
No bird, nor insect, nor reptile take up residence here, a place where water is too scarce and the sun is far too hot. The sand is baked so ruthlessly that it forms a crust shield impenetrable to a farmer’s plow or rare flash flood. By early morning, shoes are a necessity. The smell of foolish...Tags:
Today I jumped off a bus in the middle of Cairo. Unfortunately, my feet missed the landing and I was momentarily sprawled on a busy street. I quickly gathered myself together and took inventory of the damage - a bloody knee, shaky hands and a badly bruised ego. Oh well, nothing to do but sit and...Tags:
My name is Kevin Hollerbach. I am going to be a senior at West Morris Central High School in September. I recently took a trip with my mom to San Francisco and Los Angeles in April of 2010 to visit my siblings who live there. During our time in San Francisco, we decided to take a bus trip to...Tags:
The traveling experienced that changed my life forever happened in spring of 2012. I signed up to go on the Pay It Forward Tour. Note, that when I decided to embark on this journey I had no idea what so ever what the Pay It Forward Tour was, I just knew that I wanted to FINALLY do something that...Tags:
Minnesota is known for its harsh winters, but what people don’t know is how beautiful Minnesotan summers can be. The Brainerd Lakes Area consists of three towns; Brainerd, Baxter and Nisswa. It is a safe area with many lakes and forests. It is an area of about twenty five square miles. With less...Tags:
I’ve only been to Seattle twice in my life, but that’s where I’ve decided to spend the next four years, at the University of Washington. Having lived in Texas for 18 years, stepping out of the airport, I found Seattle’s climate to be the complete opposite of Austin’s; the sky was overcast and the...Tags: