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  •              Come to Gettysburg to visit the famous town from the Civil War. The 150th anniversary of the Civil War just occured here in Gettysburg with the reenactment. There are ghost tours as well as historical tours. Journey through the historic battlefield. Gettysburg is famous for the ever...

  • Las Vegas is a glitzy and glamorous city. My Mom, Dad, brother and I flew on an airplane from Allegiant Airlines to the destination. Outside our airplane window was a kaleidoscope of colors from the bright Vegas lights. We had worked so hard and were finally here! We made it to our hotel and...

  • This trip could not have come at a worse time.  I was sixteen years old and at the end of my sophomore year.  Simultaneously, I had been practicing taekwondo for nine years.  The month before I was supposed to depart on my Aegean Adventure, my black belt testing was moved to occur while I was in...

    Tags: Europe
  •  July 17, 2009 I left for two week to tour Europe with a group of students in the People to People Student Ambassador Program. (People to People Student Ambassador Program was founded by President Dwight Eisenhower in 1956). The flight was eight long hours. I was too excited to sleep so I watched...

    Tags: Europe, France
  • In the summer of July 2008 I traveled by myself to Germany. The company my mother works for offers an exchange program to the children (ages of 16-19) of every employee.  It is a two week exchange, all expense paid trip.  Each person involved in the exchange visits the others home for a period of...

    Tags: Europe
  •   Our vacation started on a muggy Saturday morning. We loaded up my grandma’s van, pulled out of the driveway and headed west. We were making our annual pilgrimage from our house in Waukesha, Wisconsin to my aunt’s house in Everett, Washington. We’ve been making this trip, through five states,...

  • Today, many people have become lazy and materialistic. Back then, people had to work for everything they had and now it's like everything is just handed to people who give little effort when there are people who work harder, but get less. In America, we take the little things for granted, like the...

    Tags: Caribbean
  •   My muscles burned, and I willed myself to carry on, to take one more step.  I counted each stair: thirty-one, thirty-two. As I trudged on, I imagined a tragic war taking over my body: thirty-three, thirty-four.   The tendons were bitter over their fellow friends who had been sacrificed to the...

    Tags: Europe, Spain
  • I can only imagine my parent’s first trip to Bethany: pouring rain, crying children, trying to get us to stop eating sand or going to poke a dead jellyfish. What fun that must have been. Not to mention the 12 hr drive, with a two-year-old and a 2-month-old, it took to get there. And yet, I am so...

  •               It was a crisp and cold December evening. Luckily there was not a cloud in the sky. My friend and I were going on an exciting adventure into the unknown. He had bought us tickets to go see the musical Chicago in Boston. Neither of us had driven to Boston by ourselves before so it was...

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