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  • My trip was from Mexico to the United States, during the spring of 2009. It was my first trip without my parents. It took my aunt and me three days to travel from San Luis Potosi to Chicago, Illinois. Those three days were the saddest and longest days of my life. Saying goodbye to my parents and...

  • We left the hustle and bustle of a soaked Boston in mid-afternoon. The rainy day began to decline over the Charles River, yet the collegiate crew teams rowed endlessly on. The GPS, in a very uncomputerlike manner, took us on a meandering path across Massachusetts. Instead of taking us along the...

  • When it came time for my family to make our way to California for a cruise down the Mexican Riviera, I wasn’t expecting much in the way of landscapes. We drove through miles of uninteresting sagebrush and plateaus to reach the West Coast; and upon our arrival at the Super 8 Motel in Long Beach, I...

  • On March 30, 2011, I got on a plane with my Mom, Grandma and Uncle in LA, California and headed to Perth, WA.  When we arrived, My Grandpa was there to greet us. He has been working/living there for the last 2 years on a government contract.  We drove to our hotel, Quality Resort Sorrento Beach...

    Tags: Pacific
  •   Two words. Road Trip. So much excitement is brought forward when one is in the planning. There are endless possibilities for direction of travel, the type of transportation and how many memories will be made. My family went on a nine day road trip beginning on June twenty-ninth and ending...

  • At the very south of the United States lies the brightest and sunniest state you'll ever see. Some call her the Sunshine State and others call her the Citrus State, however she's most commonly known as the state of Florida. Florida is quite famous for her sweet oranges and eccentric theme parks...

    Tags: Florida, USA
  • I closed my eyes to keep the tears from rolling down my cheek. Suddenly, I felt a sharp tug on the bottom of my shirt, as I looked down into the most beautiful eyes I would ever see. I put on a fake smile and asked her, 'Que quieres?' She didn't respond and I continued smiling.   Then, she said...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • In April of 2009, I traveled along with 27 other students and 4 teachers from Elmont Memorial High School on an eight-hour flight to Madrid, Spain. The first thing we did when we arrived, was get onto our tour bus and drive about two hours to our hotel, which was in the center of Madrid, Hotel...

    Tags: Europe, Spain
  •   In the summer of 2009, my family took a trip to Universal Studios Orlando Resort. The trip was long but worth it. We got snacks from the grocery store and place all of our things in the hotel room then we head for our adventure. There was something exciting in the air. As we walked through...

  • The flash of a camera, the screaming of fans, that moment when you know you’re alone in front of millions of people and cameras…Needless to say, the lives of celebrities are hectic ones, but many of us wish we could take a walk in their shoes, and for a short while, I did. In October of 2006, I,...

    Tags: Asia

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