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  • Beautiful British Columbia is the slogan that is plastered on every license plate in British Columbia, and on my week long backpacking trip in Malibu, British Columbia I found that to be absolutely true. Through an organization called Young Life, my friend Elliot, my brother, our Young Life leader...

  • I have been to many of the famous cities of the world and have been privileged enough to see the great beauty the earth has to offer. As a traveler who is consistently watching her budget and who is always looking for ways to understand a destination beyond an accumulation of tourist sites, I...

  • Abstract ideas involve elements or concepts that exist but that one cannot really touch, see, smell, or sometimes even imagine. For me, Costa Rica used to occupy that intangible universe. Despite its standing as a recognized country, I still couldn’t picture it, even with the help of various...

  • The plan for “Roadtrip 2k14” was brilliant, in my opinion. My little green Honda Accord got excellent gas mileage and had proved itself to be a reliable car over the past year it had been in my possession. It could make the trip from Spokane, Washington to Olathe, Kansas for about $500 round trip,...

  • It all started with a taco in an Italian restaurant in the middle of Germany (Heidelberg, to be exact). Who knew that by ordering something out of the ordinary, I would spark the best friendships I have ever had in my life? To tell this story properly, I must start at the beginning. In 2007, the...

    Tags: Europe
  • Arizona, made famous by the Grand Canyon, is a popular tourist destination. From the Colorado Plateau to the Sonoran Desert, Arizona has something for everybody. Arizona is a state that is home to many unique forms of wildlife and significant cultural and historic places.             Arizona,...

    Tags: Exploring, USA
  • One of the best family trips that I have ever taken was when my family flew down to Phoenix, Arizona. I had the time of my life and almost every day I will bug my mom about going there again, much to her annoyance, but I know that she wants to go back too. This trip did make me open my eyes more...

  • My hometown is Memphis, Tennessee and I was born and raised there for almost 17 years. Within those 17 years in the city of Memphis, I have become accustom to the many tourist attractions within this wonderful city. From the Stax Museum to the Mississippi River, Memphis has something for the whole...

  • Barcelona is a city of contrast. Gaudi's spires rise against sleek modern apartment buildings, and crowded, tourist-geared streets give way to quiet residential alleys. In some areas restaurant staff speak perfect English, and just blocks away they speak nothing but Catalan. For the most part,...

    Tags: Europe, Spain
  •   When I stepped off the plane at the Heathrow airport in London, I was already enthralled with hearing so many English accents surround me that I completely forgot about the other, more crucial part of my trip: traveling to Scotland. During our trip in London we stayed at the Kensington hotel,...

    Tags: Europe

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