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  • Ever feel like you’ve maybe spent too much time in the city? The constant rush can really wear down on a person. Well, I have found a place for you, fellow city-dweller. Minocqua, Wisconsin is the perfect escape for one settle down in for a week or two of vacation. I’ve been to many places where...

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  •              The chirping birds behind me seemed to be begging for crumbs as I started on my second pastry. Just then, the omelets and hot cocoa emerged from the kitchen, heralded by the delicious aroma of freshly made food. After what seemed like an eternity of breakfast, I stood and walked across...

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  • Touch the World. That is what I aspired to do and what I set my mind on, the day of October 4, 2008. The slogan that was endlessly repeated in my thoughts was a result of watching video footage of an organization called Global Expeditions, which revolves around mission trips for teenagers. On this...

  •             St. Augustine once said, “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” With a full ignorant heart, I agree. Up until this past spring, I was only a single page reader. Growing up in the Upstate of South Carolina, the words “exotic lands” or even the thoughts of...

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  •                 Growing up, I lived a pretty charmed life. My family and I visited a lot of places through my parent’s strong belief in family vacations, and despite some of the places we ended up, the trip I would I choose as my favorite, is one that I didn’t enjoy at the time. Probably because I...

  • “So, this is what she saw.” My sister’s voice broke the awed silence as I tore my gaze away from the beautiful, sun-filled canyon. I imagined my mother’s face, decades earlier, glowing as she reached the top of a hill, pausing to absorb beauty so magnificent it seemed to belong to Heaven and not...

  • In June 2008, twenty-six pairs of tired and excited eyes waited for departure. We circled up to pray for a safe journey and changed lives. Three vans pulled out of the church parking lot around six o’clock that morning to start our thirteen hour drive to Knoxville, Tennessee. We soon discovered...

  • Humidity hung heavily amongst the summer heat while we, uncomfortably dripping with sweat, escaped the sun beneath a forest of palm trees and lush, green plants. Bright, exotic-looking flowers along the path we followed may have fooled one into thinking we were on a trek through the Amazon. We were...

  • Usually, we do not play "tourist" on our trips to the Crescent City. Usually, we settle in a little town right outside the hustle and bustle of downtown New Orleans to visit with family and enjoy the hours away from work and school and people we know. Usually, we take a boat out onto the lake and...

  •  There’s a place where all your dreams come true. A magical place where you meet all your favorite cartoon characters, see beautiful princesses wearing gorgeous gowns with their princes who are amazingly handsome, people filling all the narrow streets walking from one roller coaster to another, and...

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