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If you begin traveling on a road in Athens towards the direction of Patras, you will soon find yourself in the small town of Glyfa, where the Ionian Village Summer Travel Camp is held. It may not look like much to an ordinary person, but to an alumnus of this camp, it is quite possibly the most...Tags:
We left the small town of Fosston, Minnesota early one morning. There were 12 of us; 9 kids, 3 adult leaders. We were headed to Galveston, Texas to do hurricane clean up a year after Hurricane Ike hit the shore. Texas wasn't our first stop though. Our first stop was YWAM (Youth With A Mission)...Tags:
The in-flight movies had ended and the television screens were showing a map of the Atlantic Ocean and small airplane that was supposed to represent the jet I was sitting in. Trying to tell myself that small decal was me and below me was an ocean that I had only traced on a globe was near to...Tags:
Savannah is a sweet southern jewel located in southern Georgia near the coast. The city was established in 1733 by James Oglethorpe who laid the city out in numerous squares that serve us today as mini parks filled with lush green trees, stone water fountains, refined brick pathways, and benches....Tags:
It’s adventure that runs through me, The way I see life is what’s key. I start at the end of comfort zone, And end deep in the waters of unknown By taking steps out of ordinary life, Into homelessness, ghettos, or foreign strife. I experience things other than common, Just to rip life...Tags:
Travel has always taken place within the human race, raising the question: what drives the need to travel and why is the pursuit of travel never ending amongst our kind? â–º best video 2012 Teen Travel Writing Scholarship â–º Honorable mention 2012 Teen Travel Writing Scholarship Signing Up...Tags:
It is really quite a surreal feeling. My whole life I had been planted firmly in America, having no knowledge of the world outside of my confinements. When the massive airbus 380 touched down in Paris, France my jaw must have gone numb because my top and bottom teeth were no where near each other...Tags:
Getting the chance to travel the world is a pretty rare one, so two years ago, when my sister and I got the opportunity to travel across the entire continent of Europe, we readily took it. Although my parents were unable to join us for the trip, as it was a school sponsored one, our older...Tags:
Tecumseh is a small Michigan town consisting of about 8,521 residents. The name “Tecumseh” comes from the Shawnee Indian leader Chief Tecumseh. Later the city used the Indian Chief as the school mascot while also naming other things including a park called Indian Crossing Trails Park. Tecumseh...Tags:
During the summer of 2012, I took a trip to Greece and Rome with EF Tours with a group of students from my school. Rome is beautiful in the summertime. It is literally an eternal city. Every day is a step in someone else’s footsteps. Julius Caesar, Socrates, Plato, and even Michelangelo...Tags: