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  • Unforgettable trips have the power to change any individual. It has the power to create stronger bonds between family members. In my case, it occurred the summer of 2007, it was an experience that I will always remember.             As soon as the flight attendant welcomed us to the Jorge Chavez...

  • When I learned that the annual junior class trip was coming up, I did not even think twice about going. With piles of bills, I knew my family could never afford for me to go to New York and Boston. I was not even planning on mentioning it to my parents. But then a teacher shared about the...

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  • Kenyetta Jackson A trip to Bomb-mingham Bomb-mingham the beautiful is what my home town use to be called. I live in Birmingham, Alabama, home of some of the most historic places in the United States. From marches and boycotts to breath taking artwork, Birmingham has a lot to offer to any tourist of...

    Tags: USA
  •   We visited the zoo in Lusaka with our buddies from Birdland Elementary School during what was one of the most exciting days of the trip. The field trip gave us a chance to bond with the younger kids and sincerely get to know them. Among some of the animals we saw were lions, zebras,...

  • This is not the story of a travel far from home, but of the journey to a new and improved spiritual state. Every year for the last thirteen years on the second Wednesday in July, the Lance Armstrong Foundation in association with Different Strokes Swim Shop puts on an open water swim in order to...

  •            My Dad’s eyes are subtly asymmetrical; the right one is open, alert, while the left is slightly shadowed by the brow, a little rounder in shape. On a father-daughter trip to Montreal, I snapped a photo of him standing against a painted wall, the sun perfectly striking his face; the...

  • Ever feel like taking a step across the border to experience an entirely new country. That is what I did last year when my mom and I took a weekend trip to Ontario, Canada to view the amazing Niagara Falls. We packed our bags, headed to the airport, and caught a flight to Buffalo, NY. When we...

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    Tags: Asia, China
  • I am a descendant of a mother who is from the island of Jamaica. We visit Jamaica at least once per year and, like most foreigners, we stay in an exclusive resort where we get all the food and drinks that we can possibly ever eat. However, unlike many visitors to the island, we actually venture out...

    Tags: Caribbean

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