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  • There’s something about the American West that speaks to all of our hearts. Its mystique and unruliness calls to our national values of independence and self-determination. Some hear it in the thundering tides of the Pacific Ocean, others in the endless solitude of the Great Plains. My father hears...

  • Through hard work, perseverance, passion, and accepted understanding, I have helped to change other people’s lives, while shaping my own. Before entering high school I began to go on mission trips, and can truly say that they have helped me to become the person that I am today. The life skills I...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • My name is Kaitlan Tatro. I am a 17 years-old and I live in a small town in California who loves to travel. One of my favorite trips was when I took a trip to Rome and the Mediterranean with my family. We went to the bustling cities of Rome and Athens where the cities were dirty, like most are....

    Tags: Africa, Europe
  • For some, the perfect vacation is planned, mapped out, regulated by someone else- perfect for the ultimate ‘tourist’ who won’t look for adventure and experience, but simply the ability to say that they’ve “been there, done that”. But when things go wrong.... Unless we have family in the area,...

  • While planning our family's summer trip, my mom and I decided that it would be fun to do something new and exciting.  Instead of doing our standard "fly to San Diego and drive to Oceanside to see our family" trip, we came up with the idea of driving from San Francisco to Oceanside.  The catalyst...

  •              Runners to your mark, set. Go! That was the theme of last year’s 2009 Track and Field trip to the Delmarva Relays in Salisbury, Maryland. It was an intense, event filled, two day excursion that left the team exhausted, fulfilled and knowing more about our teammates than we intended....

  •  I live in a town, where everybody knows everybody and you can walk probably everywhere, you know, if you had the energy. Santa Cruz County, also known as Nogales, AZ, is an urban place that’s small, yet comforting. Tourists should visit this place because it’s a place full of warmth plus it was...

  •               A trip I’ve taken as a teenager that has impacted my life greatly is actually a trip I’ve been on 4 times and plan on going on many more. The trip is to a place called Ciudad de Angeles in Cozumel, Mexico. First, let me clear up one issue I have with peoples’ opinion of this trip....

  •   In the year 2008, as a sophomore, I traveled to Austria with the school music department and the US International Tour Company. It was one of the most amazing and enlightening experiences I have ever had the chance to be a part of. On our tour we stayed a night in Munich at the Mercure Hotel (...

    Tags: Europe
  •   Take a vacation to one of United States’ finest and most popular city, San Diego. It has the best climate year round and it is located right next to the beach. San Diego is filled with delicious restaurants, museums, beaches, amusement parks, and much more. It’s a place filled with diversity...

    Tags: USA

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