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  • “It’s not the destination, but the journey that counts.” Such like the journey that took me in the winter of 2011 from snowy New York to the beautiful South American country of Colombia. The trip was rough, with setbacks that would deter the normal person from ever going forward. Luckily, we are...

  • When students think of traveling abroad they think of romance, adventure, and an experience that they will never forget.This past summer, I was lucky enough to be invited on a trip with EF Tours.My former teacher from the middle school was hosting a trip for twenty four students who had recently...

    Tags: Europe
  • A cold, stinging sensation bites my toes as if it were a thick swarm of hungry mosquitoes hunting on their pray with no such thing as mercy. My head throbs as I try my pure best to ignore it, to just forget about it, to just make it go away.  A cold, stinging sensation bites my toes as if it...

  •          My most memorable vacation was taken when I was age fifteen and involved in girl scouts. Camp Fox Tail offered a wide variety of different camp activities for all ages of girl scouts. I decided to take a two week adventure rafting down the Colorado River. I was terrified to go on this trip...

  • Halfway through the plane ride I was beginning to wish I had listened to my mom when she told me to bring something other than my iPod to keep my entertained. I had been listening to the same 200 songs over and over again and I was getting bored, really bored. I finally decided to just look out...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • We planned the trip for two months. Our mission: to go into the small, remote country of Estonia and have the greatest time of our lives while changing the lives of others. It would be a ten day trip that no one would soon forget. The plane ride to Denmark took approximately nine hours. While it ...

    Tags: Europe
  • It all started several years ago. I heard my mom and dad speak in hushed tones after a call in the middle of the night immediately followed by a litany of phone calls to my relatives. My father had received a phone call from a lawyer in Poland who said that there was a building in this tiny coal...

    Tags: Europe
  • Guyana is someplace that can definitely be considered a third-world country full of poverty and corruption. Filled with humidity and humungous bugs, I considered it to be the serene place on Earth. It is also the place where my parents and grandparents were born and raised after being brought...

  • "Where in the world is the flusher on this thing?" I had prepared myself for cultural differences like unusual food, unique clothing, and foreign languages; however I had not planned on playing hide-and-go-seek in every bathroom stall I entered. Believe it or not this was the ONLY thing I never...

    Tags: Europe
  •               Last summer, I went to Lima, Peru, a beautiful city with not so beautiful slums. I stayed at the El Pueblo resort, a beautiful resort with lush, green grass and beautiful pools. Right outside the gate of this beautiful place is a completely different world. Outside my little world of...

    Tags: Europe

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