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  •          On May 5th, 2012, I did something I thought I'd never do before: Kayak. Instead of going by myself, I went with a group of friends from my Florida history class, and ended up having the time of my life. This is what happened:          By 8am, we were all there. By 9, we set off into...

  • There are two major reasons people travel: to see places or to see people.  In the few travel experiences I’ve had, the people I’ve seen stand out most vividly in my memory.  This is especially true of the trip my Mom and I took to England in February of 2010. The trip had been long anticipated...

  • I enjoyed Bermuda when I was younger, my first time going. However; I feel I was going more for family, and didn't really tap into the luxuries and the peace that the island offers. So, I am going in July of 2012 for my graduation gift. I am excited. Bermuda is an island for pure relaxation and...

  • Junior year, a year that decisions should be made! While all my peers celebrated junior year being over and were ready to take on senior year, I was unsure. While I was debating on what I wanted to pursue for the rest of my life, I felt as if my time was running out. One of the most important...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • When one thinks about Arizona, chances are they envision a barren wasteland of old-western cowboy towns, cacti and tumbleweeds, and scorching, painful amounts of dry, desert heat. As an Arizona resident, I would generally agree that most of the state fits that description fairly well, but my home...

    Tags: Arizona, USA
  • They came from all over by the thousands.  They traveled for miles.  Some of them even came from neighboring countries. They walked, rode motorcycles, piled into the back of pickup trucks, and crammed themselves into military transport vehicles.  Although each individual was unique, they all...

  • The summer of 2011 was the most eventful traveling season my family had ever planned.  In July we went to Myrtle Beach then New York City all within a seven day span.  New York City was the farthest we had traveled north and required the longest car ride. Although we drove fourteen hours straight...

  • Yes, the rumor is true!  Seven nights, eight days in the magical city of Riviera Maya at a five star resort is a pretty nice vacation.  Staying in a gorgeous, beachfront suite with a beautiful, luxurious patio makes it even better.  Oh, and did I mention, there was a beach, wave pool, lazy river,...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • In March of 2010 I was presented with the wonderful opportunity of visiting Mexico by means of a ship from Holland America Cruise line. We were going to visit three cities during our trip: Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta, and Cabo San Lucas. Upon hearing of our family vacation, which in my experience...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • Just recently, I was lucky enough to be able to obtain the experience of living in Japan as a teenager and also as a tourist. This trip has brought so much memories, experience, and even improved my Japanese language skills. This trip has opened my mind up to a lot more possibilities, I became...

    Tags: Asia, Exploring, Japan

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