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     The desire to travel is in all of us, some more than others. Few can actually say they can fulfill this desire. I am one of those lucky few. I have been coast to coast experiencing different ways of life since I was a child. My father’s job has given him opportunities to live in a number of...

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    Thrown in last minute with only a strong desire to discover and to serve, no  traveler's guide for dummies could prepare me for the journey I was about to venture.  My preconception of China was primarily composed of Communist police, the Great Wall, and Jackie Chan.  Yet, I knew I had to go; it...

    Tags: Asia
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    Summer of 2009 I traveled as a student ambassador for People to People. The program’s destinations were the Imperial Capitals of Europe traveling to Eastern Europe and Russia. This trip is one that I will never forget and one memory that will stay with me forever happened in Berlin, Germany. On...

    Tags: Europe, Exploring
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    On November 14, 2006, after chasing the sun across the Pacific for nearly fourteen hours, I touched down at Kansai International Airport, just south of Osaka, Japan, in the pitch dark, and stood for the first time on non-American soil. I was now in the Nippon-koku, Land of the Rising Sun.I was...

    Tags: Asia
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    On Saturday, March 31st I set off for a life changing trip. I was going to Russia on a mission trip with my church. We got to Russia on Sunday, April 1st.   Severely jetlagged, we walked around Red Square in Moscow. On Monday we arrived in Kaluga, Russia where we would spend the rest of the week....

    Tags: Europe
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    Most likely all you know of Washington is that it is home to vampires and werewolves, that is somewhere up north next to Canada, that is caught up in a never-ending torrential downpour. There is something quietly thrilling about exploring a community that defies such misconceptions. There is...

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    When I stepped off the plane at the Heathrow airport in London, I was already enthralled with hearing so many English accents surround me that I completely forgot about the other, more crucial part of my trip: traveling to Scotland. During our trip in London we stayed at the Kensington hotel, which...

    Tags: Europe
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    "Here goes nothing, I guess," is the thought crossing my mind as I step into Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport on July 18th, 2009. My mom was late for work, so I enter alone. I check in, find my gate, and wait to board my flight to Miami where I'll meet up with the other Girl Scouts and our...

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    I was pretty excited for my sixteenth birthday cruise to Canada, but when I told my friends about it, they were less than enthusiastic. One of them even said, “Canada? That’s just America’s hat!” I guess if you’re not going on some exotic adventure in the jungle or eating croissants in Paris then...

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                A personal all-time favorite trip of mine would definitely have to be going to Disney World and Universal Studios in Florida this past September. This trip was very memorable for me because it was one of the last vacations my family had the chance to take with my older sister, Becca....

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