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  • Ever since I can remember, my family, especially my dad, has been obsessed with soccer. So when he told us he bought tickets for the World Cup in South Africa in 2010, it was a dream come true.  The whole family was thrilled. My sister and I had both played soccer since we were little, and when we...

    Tags: Africa, Vacations
  • Travel is an important part of the education of high school students; it broadens their understanding of culture and language, enriches their experiences in the classrooms by being able to say “Hey I’ve been there” or “I took a tour of that place”, and lets students experience things that other...

    Tags: Europe
  • When I was 14, I took a trip to Paris, France. I had been there once before, when I was 10. The first trip wasn’t as memorable, except for the fact that it had been my first time out of the country. My second trip was meaningful, thought-provoking, and of course, fun.             We left on my...

    Tags: Europe
  • The town of Ocean City, New Jersey is a charming, picturesque settlement comprising of approximately twelve-thousand people. Ocean City is a lively, fun-filled area where the sun may set but the excitement will last all night. With the beach and boardwalk and countless places to eat, the fun...

    Tags: New Jersey, USA
  • Last year in April I had gotten the opportunity to go on a trip that changed my life. During my Easter break I volunteered my time to go to New Orleans. This was the first time I have ever been away from home for such a long period of time. I went on this trip with my school, Mother Cabrini High...

  • Any vacation that my family of six takes is always an adventure, but our three week, whirlwind trip to Europe last summer was by far the most exciting. My family has a knack for standing out wherever we go, and this trip was no exception. Resembling a family of ducks, my mom, three younger brothers...

    Tags: Europe
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    Tags: Africa
  • The day was scorching but that did not have my focus; overwhelming joy, anxiety, grief, and enthusiasm all filled my body in one moment. Not knowing what I should be thinking or feeling, I stood there numb waiting for the campers to arrive. I waited in anticipation on the burning concrete path as...

  •               I was frozen in terror; my mother wanted to poke it. A spider. Big as a saucer, and furry too, it sat placidly in the corner of our bathroom ceiling, unaware of the heart palpitations it was causing me. Before it was time to return home though this encounter would seem a distant...

    Tags: Asia
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