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  • "Miss?  Time to wake up!  We will be landing shortly!"  I groggily opened my eyes to find a tall, Lufthansa airline stewardess standing beside me.  Confused, I quickly reacquainted myself with my surroundings; I was on a large 747 Lufthansa airplane, on my way to begin a 10-day excursion through ...

  • After an awesome six days in New York City, I wanted to share my experiences, high lighting the beauty of the city and some of the adventures I experienced. Here is a recap of what I did, how it made me feel, and the beauty of it all:Scholastic Art and Writing Awards:My main reason for traveling to...

  •           I have been on so many adventurous trips in my community.  One of the advantages of living near Washington, DC is that there are so many places to visit and so much to experience. First, I would recommend that you visit Fort McHenry. I have been there twice and it still fascinates me....

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    Tags: Europe
  • The United States holds some of the most beautiful sites in the world. During my life I have been fortunate to travel this country extensively, and I've never finished a trip without a story to tell. I've been stuck in the middle of the desert in a broken down train on my way to the Grand Canyon (...

    Tags: Europe
  • On February 28, 2008, I got the first stamp in my passport, which showed that I had entered Israel. I could never remove the mark that Israel put in passport, nor could I remove the mark that the Holy land left in my heart.   From the tiny window of the plane, I gazed upon the rippling waves of the...

    Tags: Africa
  • Auckland had self proclaimed itself as the “City of Sails” and conveniently was surrounded by harbors. The weather was mildly warm for winter and tropical breezes drifted inward from the seafront and the corners of streets -- a lulling effect that already had the other tourists closing their eyes...

    Tags: Pacific
  • I wish that this scholarship was not due for another month for I am still traveling through Sicily. I have managed to experience so many firsts on this trip and since it’s not over I am sure that I will get to witness even more (I hope). This is my first trip outside of the United States. This...

  • Some days are always remembered, not because of the laughter or happiness, but because they changed your life forever. Touching poverty like never before, I had the privilege of being part of a volunteer project in the capital of Ethiopia. Words cannot describe what it was like to shake hands with...

  • About a year and a half ago I traveled with my school to China. We started our journey on April 16th, 2008. I was leaving my friends and family for 16 days. It all started our with a 14 hour plane ride to Hong Kong, China. I knew that what felt like a dream, was really the reality when all I could...

    Tags: Asia, China

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