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  • Experiencing the world that lives under the sea has always been a great topic of interest, constantly peaking my curiosity. So, after just completeing my scuba certification, one can only imagine my excitement when a family trip to the Great Barrier Reef was announced. I was traveling with my older...

  • Tourists only see the Dominican Republic as a beautiful resort where everything is rich in beauty and nothing is out of place. In reality, most of the population is poor, jobless, uneducated, in need of healthcare, and lacking everyday essentials like food and clean water. I visited the Dominican...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • In the summer of 2011, I had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel Europe with People to People Ambassador Programs. Although we traversed six countries, England was the most vibrant and exciting one of all. My journey began after a seven hour flight from Charlotte, North Carolina to the...

  • I was a month from turning 18 when I stuffed myself, my iPod, my book, and my suitcase in the backseat of my parents' car for a weeklong visit to my aunt and uncle in Rifle, Colorado.  This was no "two hour tour", as my mother insists that driving is cheaper than flying, and that one can only...

  • As I walk the halls of school, I cannot help but overhear of the exotic and tropical adventures of my peers reminiscing upon his and her Spring break vacations. Speaking excitedly with  hand gestures followed by high-pitched laughter, the senior girls tell tales of the numerous men they...

  •   BAM! It was all over. Oh, never again would our eyes meet in the fiery glow of the scarlet sunset. His hand meeting mine in the tender darkness that surrounded us. I called it the end, but some would say it was just the beginning, the beginning of love. My pink, cloudy eyes swelling, with hot...

    Tags: England, Europe
  • My family has always been one that enjoys traveling, however, in all of the vacations we have taken, our trip to Spain is the most interesting adventure. The vacation started, not on July 6th, but in January, when my father started searching for long-lost family located in Northwestern Spain. After...

  • Bolivia a country that educated me to live in every situation that life has. I never thought that my life would change in a blink of an eye. Decisions changed my life, whether to move to the United States or either to stay in Bolivia. Two important actions that I experienced in making decisions...

  • I spent two weeks of July, summer of 2009, traveling to seven different countries in Europe with the Oregon Ambassadors of Music. We visited London England, Paris France, Crans-Montana Switzerland, Vaduz Lichtenstein, Seefeld Austria, Venice Italy, and Rothenburg Germany. I could write a page or...

  • Want to visit the future? Especially if it's a clean, green, friendly one? The future is here, now, across the Atlantic, up the English Channel. I've been there, and I've seen how it works. Welcome to the Netherlands! Unlike the present, "the future" is surprisingly uncrowded. The Netherlands is a...

    Tags: Europe

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