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  • It was the biggest trip that any of us would take in our lives. My family, consisting of my parents and two brothers, Sean and Vincent, would be emigrating from Singapore to California in the United States. The trip was 3 years ago, when I was 14-years-old, but I can still remember every detail as...

  • Traveling is a human’s fate. We were fated to travel. Being exposed to new places is the best dream yet. I would love to be paid to travel. There seems to be no other dream job. My family and I are limited to traveling.  Visiting all the places I want to see, would be one of the greatest...

  • From July 7th-13th, I had the privilege of meeting the true Americans. My church youth group went on our annual trip, and this year our destination was the Pine Ridge Reservation located in the southwestern corner of South Dakota. Consisting of around 2,000,000 acres, close to 40,000 Native...

  • It was one of those Dad-planned-the-trip vacations, so naturally, mom, my sister, and I were rather dreading it. When we crossed from Arizona into Utah, already we hated the jump from ninety degrees Fahrenheit to one hudred and fourteen degrees, and it was four in the afternoon. We finally found...

  • The first time I went to Tijuana, Mexico was on a pilgramage in 2009, and it is a trip I will never forget. I was going down with my youthgroup to build houses as well as run a VBS at a church all week; I knew it would be a different experience, but I was suprised when even thee first 10 seconds...

  • Karina J. Eugenio Family Travel Forum Teen Travel Writing Scholarship Contest   Royal Caribbean Destination: Europe ‘06 In June of the year 2006, I was going to turn 15. I didn’t want a big sweet 15 or 16 luxurious party, the expenses were too much, and the planning was too overwhelming. I wanted...

    Tags: Europe
  • 4:30am Wake up. 5:30am say goodbye to parents. 6:15 SAN to ORD.  2:30 ORD to FRA. 11:00am FRA to a country where besides the words “Coca-Cola” and “Burger King” only a small minority of people understand or speak my native language. This is also the place where I would be spending the entire month...

    Tags: Europe
  • This summer I went to Poreč, a little town located on the west coast of Istria Peninsula in Croatia. Poreč is almost 2,000 years old and it has a population of approximately 17,000. It is a place perfect for tourists and for people who just want to relax but also be able to see and do a variety...

    Tags: Europe
  • During the summer of 2005 my family and I took a trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This was the very first trip I had ever taken outside of my home state of Ohio. I was overwhelmed and mesmerized to see the ocean for the first time in my life.   I never could have imagined the power of the...

  • Two summers ago, my aunt, step-uncle, and brother went to "the American West." The original plan was to visit my grandpaw in Kansas and then travel to YellowstoneNational Park, but we ended up going to every western state except California, Wyoming, and Oregon. On the second night of the trip, I...

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