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  • This past June, my grandfather went through both the trouble of paying for my motorcycle training and buying me a lovely 750cc Honda Shadow made back when he was still having trouble with bigger kids taking his lunch money. This was the second time I would be going on a motorcycle trip with him and...

  • “I think that was the best $15 I have ever spent!” I exclaimed, hopping off my quad and walking over to my friends who were also taking in the enchanting beauty of the Nicaraguan beach that surrounded us. We had spent the last hour riding ATVs along “Playa Montelimar”. Thirty bucks for two people...

  • This spring for the first time in my life I went to Lake Tahoe and it was worth waiting sixteen years for. Although the trip began on a sour note it was definitely the best family vacation I have ever been on. When we finally got to the David Wally’s Hot Spring Resort (after getting lost and...

  • In the fall of last year instead of bundling up with sweaters and sheepskin boots I was stuffing my suitcases with swimsuits, sandals, and a myriad of sunscreen. Instead of worrying about exams or essays like my peers; I was packing for a school sponsored Bahamas escape. At the time I figured it...

  • For my dad’s 50th birthday, my family decided to surprise him with a gift that none of us would ever forget. We bought him a book about the Beatles. No, that wasn’t the surprise! The surprise was written on a post- it note inside the book that my mom had placed there. It read, “How about visiting...

    Tags: Europe
  •          The plane touched down at Charles De Gaulle airport, all of the passengers clapped, and I knew that the month ahead of me would be an experience of a lifetime.  It was the summer before my junior year in high school, I had been chosen to travel around Europe and play music with Blue Lake...

    Tags: Europe
  • Many would wonder why a redheaded family from Wisconsin would decide to plot an entire trip to Georgia in the beginning of August, and to be honest, I don’t think we knew either as we were planning the vacation.  But when I got to Savannah, Georgia, I realized the beauty of this great state, and...

  • So you’re visiting your family in Southern Nevada for a couple weeks this summer, or just road tripping through, and you want to jam pack your trip not with slot machines and overpriced Celine Dion tickets, but with shade, outdoor adventure, and mountain air. Here are some ideas for your trip...

  • Creeping along the shoreline, moist sand clings to the bottoms of your feet.  The full moon is bright across the dark blue ocean, and a salty mist hangs in the air.  Suddenly, you notice a large figure emerge from the water, slowly surfing its way toward the beach.  The sea turtle washes in with...

    Tags: Florida, USA
  • I can safely say, without any hesitation, unequivocally, without any shadow of a doubt I bleeding hate the snow.  Fun for 1 day and so pretty but the UK is just not setup for this kind of weather and it grinds to a halt.  I am really sick of being stuck at home.  I live on the top of a hill in a...

    Tags: Europe

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