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    Tags: Caribbean
  • When I was five years old, my family moved from Germany to Missouri. Between biannual summer trips to Germany, we made it our goal to visit all regions of the United States. We had visited the deserts of the Southwest, the Rocky Mountains of the West, and the rainy coast of the Northwest, and had...

  • Lecciones De España This June, I was lucky enough to travel to Spain with two of my high school’s teachers and a group of twenty other people.  We travelled all over that amazing country. We started in Madrid and made our way to Toledo, then to Granada and from there to the Costa del Sol.  We...

    Tags: Europe, Exploring
  • have done a lot of traveling for a 17-year old but I'd say the most memorable trip that I've had is a three-week stay in Sweden in June 2008.     We went to Stockholm to attend a high school graduation for an exchange student that lived with us the year before. For graduation, the students file...

    Tags: Europe
  •              Who doesn’t love a good family vacation? Especially if the vacation takes you to another country! My family decided to spend our 2007 Christmas… IN MEXICO! Well, kind of. My grandparents own a house in Arizona, but Mexico is only forty-five minutes away. Our 2007 vacation was...

  • During the summer of 2012, I embarked upon an amazing trip that I will truly never forget.  My family and I took a breathtaking cruise to three beautifully enchanting islands that we really enjoyed. Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas is the best ship I have ever stepped foot on.  Every second...

    Tags: Caribbean
  •      When our team leader told us our first mission work experience was going to be a visit to Pasitos de Jesus girls orphanage; I remained trapped in my timid and overly cautious state of mind regarding interactions with the native people. We arrived to a shelter that was smaller than most of our...

  • When my parents first told my brothers and I we would be visiting Costa Rica weree confused. Having grown up in Europe and immigrated to California, we’re no strangers to travel, but this small Central American country seemed like an extremely random pick compared to the popular Mexican resorts or...

  • Have you ever heard the saying,”A picture is worth a thousand words”? To me seeing the objects in the pictures are worth much more. This last summer was my opportunity to see a thousand word picture in person, when I got to go teach in China. There were so many different thoughts that went through...

    Tags: Asia
  • I was born and raised in the beautiful city of Manizales, Colombia. We are known for our breathtaking sunsets and our friendly people. Growing up in Colombia I grew up very close to my cousins. We were practically siblings and we did everything together. When I was 9 years old I came to the...

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