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  • Washington D.C. we hear of this place all the time during our schooling career. At first you learn that this is the capital of our nation. Then you learn that this is where the President of the United States lives. You then learn in middle/high school that this is where our laws are made, and this...

  •      A journey to our future! It was October 13, 2011 just before dawn when my alarm had gone off; finally the trip to our future was here. I anxiously jumped out of bed got dressed, brushed my teeth and fixed my hair, then quickly rushed out the door to pick up my girlfriend. I arrived at her...

  • The exact definition of a 'trip' is 'the act of going from one place to another; a journey.' When most ponder the meaning of a so-called 'journey,' many think of traveling to a distant country or even to a nearby state, but, when the term 'journey' enters into my mind, I think not of England,...

  • Last summer, I found myself in Latin America, Panama to be exact, on a mission trip. Like many young people these days, I thought a mission trip would be a great way to give back to this planet, love on these people, and gain a little more global realization. It was all that, but then also so much...

  •   During the spring break of my freshman year of high school (2011), my family – which includes my twelve year old brother, my mom, and my dad – to a trip to Nepal, where we hiked for twelve days in the Himalayas to Everest Base Camp.  It was an incredible experience, with breathtaking scenery...

    Tags: Asia, Exploring
  •             Gold was everywhere: the buildings, the parks, the people. Everything possessed an aura that was unquestionably golden. That was what I noticed the moment I stepped from the dim yellow lights of the airplane into the night-time brilliance that was London. Even in the harsh...

  •           This June 2011, I went on a mission trip to Baltimore, Maryland.  This was quite possibly the most eye-opening experience of my young life.  Not only does Baltimore have a lot to offer in the tourism department, but this city houses some of the kindest individuals I have ever met.  I...

  •  Two years ago, I went on a missions trip to Baja California, Mexico. While I was there, I stayed in an orphanage with my church group. We painted buildings, cleaned, and of course played with the children. One of the days, we traveled to a place called "The Dumps." It was literally a junkyard,...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • As a special treat my Mom surprised me with a trip to Maui this last March. She told me that it would be just a girls  trip, so i was immediately ecstatic! Here are some general things you should know about Hawaii: Everything is beautiful there, the weather is awesome, there is plenty of cute...

  •   Experiencing the Culture of Spain As my feet scuffled across the cool summer sand, my mind was racing, unable to imagine where my friends were leading me on my last night in this magic place. After the bandana was removed from my eyes a beautiful moonlit scene was revealed.  My friends had...

    Tags: Europe

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