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  • Ever since I was a little kid I have always been curious and fascinated by mountains. Just the mere sizes of mountains, along with their overall beauty, have made me always drawn to them. When I found out that I was going to Grandfather Mountain in North Carolina, I was ecstatic. I had studied the...

  • Shoving my shivering hands into the pockets of my not quite warm enough wool coat, I descended into and conquered the byzantine chaos of the Manhattan subway system: an intricately woven but fierce spider web that covers the borough like a blanket. I found myself at the heart of the vivacious...

  •   It was three o’ clock in the morning and all forty of us were walking through the chilly, vacant airport at LAX about to board the plane to Europe. We were all wearing the same outfits: khaki colored pants and maroon colored polo shirts with a People to People logo on the upper left side and...

  • Have you ever had an experience that you will remember for a life time? Have you ever gone somewhere that affected you greatly and had the best time of you life? Well I have. I went on a trip last summer with my French class and a terrific time that I will never forget. I traveled all around France...

    Tags: Europe
  • I live in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City, a city where all five boroughs are special in their own unique way. Like most boroughs Brooklyn contains diverse cultures and uplifting energy. Although many tourists visit Manhattan due to its world renowned landmarks, people are unaware of the...

  • The water sparkles in the sunlight. The mountains stand tall in the city's background. The city echoes with the sounds of movement, of living, of people. Taxis buzz along the streets. Children walk on the sidewalks going to school. Life continues in Montego Bay, unbeknownst to our presence. We, the...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • Growing up, God was always a part of my life. I knew that he did great things for me and the people around me, and I knew that he was the highest of the high. However, I've never had a personal relationship with him until summer 2009 when I went to Young Life camp for the very first time. Young...

  • Turning eighteen seemed like the best thing that has happened in my teenage life. Finally, I would get the freedom that I longed for. Unfortunately, it was not until a few weeks ago when I gave the number the justice it deserved. As my friend, Ashley, and I were sitting on her bed, we decided we...

  •   You don’t realize where you are until you take a step back a realize that you’ve seen these white houses with blue doors, windows, and roof tops somewhere before. Taking a step back  and taking it all in, you then realize that you’re standing in Santorinni, Greece. Then it hits you, as a...

    Tags: Europe
  • The Royal Nigerian Wedding. My travel experience that I am going to share with you took place this summer when I travelled back to my birth country, Nigeria which is in West Africa. After four years of living in the United States my parent decided that it was time for me to go back and...

    Tags: Africa

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