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  • Visiting Alaska seemed like an expedition to the North Pole, so I was relieved that we were ‘cruising there.’ Surprisingly, there was no need to stay warm below deck because so much sunshine came through the portholes. I closed my eyes and I felt the warmth of the sun. I opened them and saw...

  • To any of my readers that don't know how I almost died, I'll tell you what happened.One summer day in July 2010, my family decided to take a road trip.  Our destination was unknown.  Since we resided about an hour north of Philadelphia, we opted to drive toward New Jersey while we discussed our...

  • One thousand miles and fifteen hours away from my home in the cotton patches of West Texas, I had finally arrived at my destination. I was now standing on the campus of David Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. Just a week before, I had never even thought it would ever be possible for me...

  • Who knows what it feels like to live in a small town? Everyone knows everybody, all your secrets and just almost everything about you. Well I for sure know how it feels to live in a small town. I live in a town with a population of 59. How much smaller can you get! My best friend moved away from...

  • In the words of St.Augustine, "The world is a book and those who do not travel only read one page." This statement is one that symbolically expresses traveling quite well. This can directly relate to the saying , "Don't Judge A Book by its Cover" . It's just like simply reading the cover of an...

  • Can one simply be at peace? Some may believe that this question might lie deep in the cryptic mountains and far away from society. I, for one, have discovered the presence of peace and tranquility. Who could’ve imagined that I would come across this state of mind while on vacation? The day we...

    Tags: Europe
  • “I’m not doing it. 100%.” Andrew declared as a wave of instinctual fear rose up his throat.  My mom was next, her voice weak with trepidation. “I’m afraid. I can’t do it.” Then, “It looks awfully steep….” My dad observed, gripped with indecision.  But I have never been one to go along with the...

  • What a trip! What a Journey! The Dominican Republic is certainly an interesting place to go on vacation. One of my best friends since third grade invited me on yet another one of her amazing summer vacations to the Dominican Republic for a week. And the best part, it was on June 16th 2012, my...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • As a little girl, my family and I used to go camping every summer. Ever since I could remember, my vacation nights were spent under the stars and around a camp fire. We would go with family friends and relatives to places like Ocean City Maryland, Lake George New York, and Lancaster Pennsylvania....

    Tags: Caribbean
  • Each and every year, my family sets off on a trip to Paris, France: the City of Love. It is my absolute favorite place in the worl,d and I love it more than any place else. However, I don't love Paris because it is beautiful. It is beautiful, of course, but that is not the reason I love it.2014 FTF...

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