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  •   My Ultimate Travel Experience             Lauren Corsaut         As I step into the chilliness of March out of the comfort of my hotel, buildings of the most ornate architecture loom over me, all their well-encased treasures resting within their bellies, silently beckoning me to come in and view...

  • Throughout my seventeen years I have grown up to be an only child. I have missed having a brother or a sister to share my life with. When our church approached my parents and I with an opportunity to sponsor a child in a poor country, we decided it was the right path to take. We sponsored a ten...

  • Breath-taking cathedrals, rich culture and exquisite cuisine-all are elements of trademark Spain.  From April 4-11, 42 Westhampton Beach students and eight chaperones got to experience these elements for themselves in a school sponsored event.  Guided by Natasha Mascarenhas, group members observed...

    Tags: Europe, Spain
  •         This past June, I had the amazing opportunity to travel to the largest Bahamian island, Andros Island, on a school trip. With a population of only about eight-thousand people, the beauty of nature really presented itself on this island and in the reefs, looking almost untouched by humans...

  • Last summer, I had the experience of my lifetime. I traveled to Nigeria, Africa; a place where my parents and ancestors were born and raised. When my family and I, all seven of us, arrived in Nigeria, my father looked for someone to load our suitcases in a taxi for an American dollar which was...

    Tags: Africa
  • Ever since I was a small child, I have wanted to bask in the glory of the Eiffel Tower, feel the true power of God in the magnificent Cathedrals of Europe, and to relax on the seaside of the Mediterranean. I never imagined that during Spring Break 2012, all of those dreams would become reality. ...

    Tags: Europe, France, Italy
  • One of the most exciting trips I have ever had was the 2009 Florida HOSA State Leadership Conference. I did not exactly travel a long distance but I traveled three hours to Orlando Florida. HOSA (Health Occupations Students of Students of America) is a club that I am a member of in my school. The...

  • Imagine the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Imagine the enormous families. Imagine the thick Greek accents and the Greeks’ love for food. Imagine the pride they share in Greek culture and the only two colors being seen are blue and white. Now imagine placing 20 high school aged students in the...

    Tags: Europe, Exploring
  • In the summer of 2011, my parents, my sister and I took a trip to India to visit our family.  It took about 16 hours of flying time to reach Mumbai, where we waited overnight for the morning flight to Indore, where my father’s side of the family lives, and nearby Ujjain, where my mother’s side of...

    Tags: Asia, Heritage, India
  • There is a time in every person’s life in which their eyes are opened to the beauties and wonders of the world, often leading to a reassessment of values and goals. This was not one of those times. I had my plane ticket in one hand, a half-eaten banana in the other, and my duffle bag hung around my...

    Tags: Caribbean

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