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    The summer after my freshman year, I traveled to Seoul, South Korea, home to many, but not to me, not anymore. Seventeen years ago I had been adopted from Seoul, and brought to America, into the arms of a loving family that I now call my own. Full of traveling, volunteering, learning, and...

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    The Big Easy. NOLA. Despite what you call it, the city of New Orleans should be your travel destination. Located in southern Louisiana, this city is filled with history, culture, attractions, and hospitality that capture the interest of hundreds of tourists daily.  New Orleans, Louisiana is not...

    Tags: USA
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    "I'm Eric,'" he said, "I don't chase the paper." Truer words had never been spoken to sum up my three week adventure into the heart of gypsy Spain: Granada. As I lugged my impossibly heavy duffel bag along the dusty Spanish street I would soon be calling home, I couldn't help but wonder, would I...

    Tags: Europe
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    If you wish to take your family on a one-week adventure that will affect not only your lives but the lives of thousands of children and their families, I have just the trip for you.   Last summer I was an intern with a missions program that gave me the opportunity to travel to Managua,...

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    It starts with a six hour flight. The whole time on the plane nervously filling in Sudoku squares wondering what it is going to be like. If anyone is going to understand your two years of high school Spanish. What will the weather will be like? Hot no doubt. After six hours on a plane ,with...

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    Sweat poured down my face as we passed under an arch. The path was dangerously narrow here and a daring look down the edge showed us a steep seventy-five foot drop hampered only by a couple of shrubs. "Wait for us!" Mom called out from behind. I turned around to make sure my sister was keeping up....

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    On the north shore of Lake Erie lies a little beach town named Crystal Beach. To most, who know Crystal Beach, the first thing they think of is the amusement park. They picture the Comet, creaking along the old wooden track. They hear the cries of excitement from Laff in the Dark and shouts of “...

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        When my grandmother first informed me about our cruise to the Mediterranean my thoughts were automatically of the superficial aspects, I knew three things; I was going to see other cultures, I was going to eat new things and shop, and I was going to get tan. When the trip ended I felt as...

    Tags: Europe, Italy
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    I wish that you, The panel of judges, or however the winner is picked for a scholarship, could see my family in action. You would give me the money as soon as possible and say, “ Oh you poor child, take the money and get as far away as possible.” They are crazy. Not in the, “Let's rob a bank” crazy...

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    Allissa led me through the maze of Caye Caulker’s unpaved streets. We passed colorful houses and the occasional nervous iguana on our way to the marina. Palm trees, with trunks that curved beneath the weight of their massive green leaves, swayed from side to side even though I didn’t feel any...

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