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  • Junior year, a year that decisions should be made! While all my peers celebrated junior year being over and were ready to take on senior year, I was unsure. While I was debating on what I wanted to pursue for the rest of my life, I felt as if my time was running out. One of the most important...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • I decided to take advantage of the biannual class trip to France to brush up on my French speaking skills and also to get to journey abroad under the premise of education. I spent a little over a week in Paris and then went on a road trip off to Bretagne (or Brittany). There is really nothing bad...

    Tags: Europe
  •           As they plant the first seed of a future harvest, I watch in amazement.  Sitting on the ground, looking past this one small seed, my eyes are filled with the sight of green, red and purple grapes growing on a vine.  How could something so small develop into such a beautiful, astonishing...

    Tags: Europe
  • I have lived in Oregon, one of the most beautiful places in the United States, which is filled with green forests, crystal clear rivers and creeks. However, I had never gone camping to the ocean shores of Tillamook, Oregon, until my junior year of high school. This is a time in my life when I would...

  • 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...

  • In the winter of December 2011 I journeyed to the breathtaking and wondrous place known as New York City. I traveled there as the annual trip that my dance team takes every year, our Spring Show was titled “Taking Manhattan” and what better way to be in character than actually travel to Manhattan...

  • I wanted to run away. The classes, the parties, the people: high school - I was done with it. That plane could have been going to Timbuktu for all I cared. In my mind Cambodia, Africa - it was all the same. I didn't care where I went, I just needed to leave. I think that's what made my first two...

  • Just as I was finally drifting into a deep sleep, the plane unevenly touched to the ground.It freakishly wobbled to readjust itself. The whole trip had been beyond difficult. The eastern seaboard of India was not an easy place to get to. After three days, 6 different plane transfers and a faint...

    Tags: Asia
  • I remember that morning very well. I didn't remember it for anything truly outstanding... but just for that one little sentence spoken by my mother: "Look where we're going!" Then she pointed at the computer screen where there was a map open. I was still in my pajamas, half-asleep, and my heart...

  • There are things a person learns when they find them self in a wheelchair.  For instance, how water fountains are never user-friendly, and how to adjust to being eye-level with something no one wants to see. However; in most cases, people in chairs have to learn how to travel. Whether it be...

    Tags: Pacific

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