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  • This past summer, my grandparents took me on an amazing trip to China where we visited the four cities of Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.  This blog is to commemorate my travels and explain to you the beauty and wonders of China. Travel Blog Beijing Day 1: About 24 hours of...

  •            It all started when my club, Madera Interact, decided to go on their annual trip to Ensenada, Mexico during Spring Break. I decided to go this year to help with just more then community service. Each year we go to Ensenada to build playgrounds in areas for kids that have none. We started...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • Pee, pooch, PEEEEE! I silently begged the dog sitting on the floor in front of me. There was a knock on the door. Pee, pooch, PEEEEE! I silently begged the dog sitting on the floor in front of me. There was a knock on the door. I panicked. “Just a minute!!!” I cried. “Katie, it’s me. How’s it...

    Tags: Europe
  • My adventure started June 18th 2009. I met my friends from French Class outside of our school early afternoon. We were all prepared for the biggest trip any of us had ever taken- a trip to Paris, France, followed by an excursion to London! We could feel the excitement of it all building up and...

    Tags: Europe
  • In life, there are moments when one feels a sense of happiness that is not common or experienced often. Those moments of happiness are engraved into one’s mind for the rest of their life. Thankfully, I can say I have experienced this truly indescribable feeling whenever my family traveled to a...

  • My trip was from Mexico to the United States, during the spring of 2009. It was my first trip without my parents. It took my aunt and me three days to travel from San Luis Potosi to Chicago, Illinois. Those three days were the saddest and longest days of my life. Saying goodbye to my parents and...

  • Summer of 2008, I found myself in the second poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Not entirely cognizant of what I had gotten myself into, I boarded a plane to Managua, Nicaragua with $40 in my hand (roughly 720 córdobas). This poverty and crime stricken country was the place I decided to...

  •                 Atlanta would be a great place for any individual or family to enjoy because of the different things that you can experience. Between the many attractions, historical sites, and wonderful weather it’s easy to have a good time. Even the airport, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta...

  • I have been to Chicago many times throughout my life and I didn’t think this trip would be different. It was. This time I saw the city through the anxious eyes of a new driver as I watched my Dad break all the rules my teacher had been preaching! I saw the skyline and I paid attention to the...

  • When I was 14 years old, I went on one of the best vacations of my life. My mom took me to Antalya, Turkey. It was so incredibly magical that I cried when it was time to leave. We stayed at an amazing hotel called Varuna Vista: http://www.senkrontours.com/hotelsdetails.asp?arananhotel=A07080033...

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