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Going on a mission trip doesn’t seem like a great vacation, and in a sense it’s not, but it is definitely something everyone can benefit from. People take vacations to be surrounded by a different atmosphere than what they are used to in their day to day lives. They go to get away from their hectic...Tags:
Travel Blog: Yellowstone National Park (July 2007) Well, this was a very interesting experience with the natural wonder we had the chance to experience. We had been to Denver, Salt Lake City, the Great Salt Lake, and Jackson Hole (Wyoming) prior to this, and this was the middle...Tags:
To say life in Nicaragua drastically changed me would be an understatement. As a resident of an affluent area in San Jose, California, I have lived in a sheltered bubble for my entire life. A lot of risks that I wished to take were objected to by my parents and peers. Living in the heart of Silicon...Tags:
I’m writing this blog post on a plane, returning home from what’s probably my 25th trip to New York. After so long, they begin to blur together into a mess of lights and cabs and street meat, albeit a beautiful and exciting one. This isn’t a bad thing, but I decided I didn’t want to waste any of my...Tags:
This summer I was given the chance to tour Vienna, Austria, Salzburg, Austria, Innsbruck, Austria, Florence, Italy, Venice, Italy, and Paris, France. It was the opportunity of a lifetime provided by EF Tours at my school! Being in another country taught me many things about...Tags:
Originally when I got to Chicago, I was worried my family and I would only see the "tourist-y" spots like we always do -- fill the family photo album but never really experience the culture of the environment we're on. Personally, I see our vacations as anthroplogical experiments. No one likes...Tags:
Tavarone is a tiny village nestled in the breathtaking, tree covered mountains of Italy and a destination on the Classics of Europe trip from People to People. People to People is a student ambassador program started by President Eisenhower to promote “peace through understanding” between young...Tags: