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  • Bellingham is in the top northwest corner of Washington State up by the Puget Sound, and is surrounded by mountains, ocean and forest. Its scenery challenges the best in the, world. However, Bellingham is not just art museum with beautiful pictures to gaze at, think of it as a art museum theme...

    Tags: USA
  • It all started on an early morning on December 3rd, 2011, I woke up to the voice of a loud, anxious, yet excited mother yelling, “RISE AND SHINE TODAY IS THE DAY!”  In reality, I didn’t even know if I had really been woken up or if I was still dreaming since I was too tired to even think. All due...

    Tags: Caribbean
  •      In 2010, my mom, sister, and I traveled to England for a week.  My grandma came to America from London when she was 17 years old, and all of her family still remains in London.  We try to make it back to London and the Isle of Wight every few years to visit our distant relatives.  Personally...

  • The wind was like a thin, wispy veil setting chill bumps on the surface of my skin. My feet sank deep into the gritty, warm sand forming to every minute crevice as the ocean’s tides crept slowly forward. Its touch was wintry and met me like frozen ice cream on a scorching summer day. The sky was...

  • The town of Saugatuck, Michigan is many things. It’s an artist’s community--wander the picturesque streets of this small coastal town and you’ll be welcomed by art galleries and co-ops on every corner. It’s also a resort town, as one never has to look far for either luxury or a cozy bed and...

    Tags: Michigan, USA
  • How can moving effect a sixteen-year-old teenager’s life? Well, from experience I can tell you in a very big way. It's hard to get up and go twelve hundred miles away from everyone you know and everything you grew up around. I had this happen to me about a year ago. It is the most dramatic change...

  • During the first two weeks of our visit to China we had a tour with a lot of people who came to see China as their vacation as well. Some of the people on it were nice and others were very obnoxious and didn’t care about the people around them. We started from the top of China and made our way...

    Tags: Asia, China, Exploring
  • Say “island,” and a glittering shoreline blooms in my mind. Ribbons of ocean water lap the edges of my vision, and I wiggle my toes in anticipation. Imagine my surprise, then, when our trip itinerary scheduled our first stop at the beach four whole days after our weeklong tour of the Puerto Rican...

  • My family arrived in Italy on August 9th to take an amazing whirlwind trip around the boot-shaped country in just two weeks. By August 14th, we had arrived in the Liguria region of the Italian Riviera on the Mediterranean. The following is an account of the days we spent in the quaint and beautiful...

    Tags: Europe
  • Dusty street carts bustled along the sidewalk, passing various clothing and grocery vendors who lined the streets with umbrellas and blankets covered with fruits, vegetables and trinkets. Lao ye (Grandpa) wheeled his rusted bicycle to carry the groceries that Lao lao (Grandma) had haggled down to...

    Tags: Asia, China, Heritage

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