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  • As simple as the six letter word travel is, its complexities are ever flowing. Travel is what links us to other places in the world and helps different societies better understand the diverse cultures of the world. Without the experience and knowledge gained from ones exploration of the world our...

  • Our flight arrived in Athens, which first appeared to be like any city, but she was soon revealed as a unique integration of modern buildings and ancient ruins. The Acropolis sits on a plateau above the city on display for the world to see. I was entranced by Athens’ history and beauty by day, but...

    Tags: Europe
  • As soon as you walk off the 777 in New Delhi, India, you realize the place is different. Even after midnight, the air is hot and dry. There are no terminals in India; it is a mad rush full of pushing and shoving to get on the bus to take you to the airport. Such began my trip, my voyage of my...

    Tags: Asia
  • I was waiting to go on a trip for most of High School to one of the happiest places in the world, Disney. The excitement grew as the days that approached spring break and the upcoming adventure neared. When the day finally came we were ecstatic. Everyone going, band members, choir students,...

  • Last winter break my family took a vacation that was completely different from any other we had taken before.  We went to Israel with fifty other people from our synagogue.  By far this was the most interesting travel trip I have ever been on.                 At the beginning of the trip the kids...

    Tags: Africa
  •  “All right!” Grami proudly declared, beaming at me from across the kitchen table as she handed me a sheet of yellow, lined paper. “You said you wanted to plan your own trip, so here are the guidelines.” My generous, 83 years young grandmother was giving me an opportunity for the trip of a lifetime...

    Tags: Europe
  • I closed my eyes to keep the tears from rolling down my cheek. Suddenly, I felt a sharp tug on the bottom of my shirt, as I looked down into the most beautiful eyes I would ever see. I put on a fake smile and asked her, 'Que quieres?' She didn't respond and I continued smiling.   Then, she said...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • As the world renowned philosopher Mick Jagger once said, “You can’t always get what you want… but if you try sometimes, well you just might find, you get what you need.” While you may be questioning my judgment right about now, let me reassure you from my experience that Jagger makes a very valid...

    Tags: Europe
  • It was the summer of 2008 and my family and I were concluding a vacation in Maui.  Being a somewhat venturesome trio, we decided we would excursion to the less visited eastern side of the island, the less developed side where groceries cost five times the normal expense, where no skyscrapers...

  • In the summer of 2008, my mother, church friends and I were going on a road trip from San Bernardino, California to Wichita, Kansas for a Lao Church Conference. It was my first time taking a long road trip, so I was stoked. The first state we visited was Arizona; it was not a very pleasant state to...

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