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There was the hustling and bustling, and all the great attributes that go along with getting ready to go on vacation. Our dad had just told my family that we were going to go on a little thing I like to call a "Great Adventure". Apparently, my aunt who lives in Collinsville, New Jersey was on...Tags:
Eye Opener The exhausting 22 hours plane ride, unusual bed times and powerful aches are all bearable for a vacation to Nepal, my home and one of the third world countries. Many associate Nepal with poverty, corrupt government and Mt. Everest, but I see it as a country comprised of rich...Tags:
It was smack-dab in the middle of our annual family beach week vacation at Rockaway Beach, when my cousin Renae and I found ourselves face to face with udder boredom. As we listed our options of ways to pass the time, we finally came to the decision that we would go for a bike ride. The goal of our...Tags:
Traveling to Australia was a life-changing experience full of excitement, knowledge, and realization. When I was only 13 years old, I traveled to the Land Down Under for 17 days where I became a more mature and cultured young girl. I traveled to Australia without my family, but with fellow boys and...Tags:
Walking across the white hot sand, boogie board in one hand and a towel in the other, I picked a spot to lay my things down, put some sunscreen on my skin, and gazed thoughtfully at the vast stretch of ocean that lay before me. I realized again what a beautiful sight the ocean was to see, for it...Tags:
I took this trip a few years ago, and it will remain the most memorable for sure. My heritage is Indian, my parents are from India but my siblings and I are born and brought up here. Although we are in the United States, my parents like to remind and teach us about our culture and traditions. Our...Tags:
The dictionary defines vacation as a freedom or release from duty, business, or activity. Key-word being FREEDOM! It is the seldom time of the year that we get to lounge, relax, and take our minds far away from all the stresses of everyday life. For my family we find our center of peace at the...Tags:
Traveling is a great experience; it is a way to get outside of the town you are used to and see new things. I love to travel just as much as anyone else; especially to Navarre Beach, Florida. I know, going to a beach is not original; but I love the memories I have made there and every time I...Tags:
The summer of 2006, just one year after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast of Mississippi and destroyed everything I owned, my family decided to go to Europe, where we could visit our family members in Portugal and Germany and bring happiness and adventure back into our lives. I was thirteen...Tags:
The fat white man gave us the last bit of advice: “Rule number three: In Jamaica time is not of the essence. Every meal will be in the morning at noon, and in the evening. The sun will come up and go down around the same time everyday; so don’t say dinner is late or it’s time for bed just relax...Tags: