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  •        As the plane bounced on the runway, and gradually began to brake, I realized that I had finally landed in the beautiful valley of Venezuela. I peeked though the plane window, and was immediately drawn to the beauty of the country's geography. Being accustomed to the flat terrain of Michigan...

  • I love to travel; to me traveling is a relaxing and amazing experience. My whole life I have always wanted to go to New York. I don’t know if it is the big city lights or if it is all of the different types of people but something about New York has always attracted me to it since I was a small...

  • The slight chill was still making its way through and the sun had not yet made its arrival. However, a shade of orange was crawling through the sky.  Shopkeepers were starting to prepare for a new day. Bright colors of clothing were appearing on the racks and the jewelry was patiently waiting for...

    Tags: Asia, India
  •               Best. Christmas. Present. Ever. We were going to HAWAII!             The last time I had gone to Hawaii, I spent the entire vacation in the hotel with food poisoning, so this was exciting! We would be staying in Oahu, in a condo, right by the beach! It was January, 2009, when we...

  • Until the age of sixteen I had no inkling that I was a spoiled American teenager, who took basic necessities for granted. One who thought that a computer was a necessity, who thought that life would be miserable without a cell phone, who thought wasting water wasn’t a disaster, and who thought that...

  • In the past five years, my family and I have traveled to many different states. I have family spread out all over the world. I love being able to take a vacation and travel to see them. I can honestly say all experiences, but one, were successful.           This particular trip happened while...

  • There is a type of love I’ve felt before that can be best described as a bit painful. It’s a melancholy kind of love that I feel only when I have passion and devotion for the thing I love. It feels like I can never be worthy enough for this thing that I love but that I should spend my whole life...

    Tags: Europe
  • Has it hit you yet? No, I just can’t make myself believe it. I really went there? Well believe it or not, I was. Those sought after sightseeing destinations England, France, and Rome.  I traveled to. It didn’t really hit me that I was actually there. We arrived at Heathrow early in the morning...

  • Disney world, “The Happiest Place on Earth”, is the most visited recreational resort in the world. That may not be a surprise, but you may not have known it is also the largest recreational resort in the world. Okay, that probably isn’t a surprise to anyone as well. However, most people don’t...

  • Taking a trip to another country opens the mind to the multifarious cultures of this world. Additionally, it brings a person far out of his or her comfort zone. Residents all around speak in confusing formations of letters. Travelers feel anguish that they may not get on the right subway or train...

    Tags: Europe, Italy

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