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  • Looking out the window of the 757, I could already see the familiar surroundings of the country I once called home. It was July of 2010, and five years since my family and I moved away from the most beautiful country in the world. From the secluded surf spots to the hot spring spa at the base...

  • Imagine being on a van full of luggage, two adults, three teenagers and food and DVDs galore. Seems like the perfect trip doesn't it? About ten straight hours of watching movies, gossiping, pigging out, singing, playing those silly car games and just being in the company of your closest friends is...

  • NaMaStae! Good day! My name is Chelsea Cravens and I am currently living in Patna, Bihar, India for three months. Before coming to India I lived in Kazakhstan for eight years. I speak fluent Russian and I will be learning Hindi. My family has been in India for three weeks and we have seen and...

    Tags: Asia, Exploring, India
  •   Jakari Scott   Teen Travel Writing Scholarship                  Maybe you have had some great experiences when visiting other cities, but you have not lived until you have visited the city of Atlanta, Georgia. In Atlanta, there are many things to do from fun attractions to tasting...

  • I stare with awe as I enter The Grand Amway Plaza Hotel with my dad and sister. As my eyes dart in all directions while I take in the hotel’s overwhelming size and grandeur, I laugh at how greatly it differs from the dull and interminable farmland we had driven alongside during our trip to Grand...

  • Ah Amsterdam! The canals, the bicycles, the pizza! I played hooky for 3 weeks in Europe, two weeks after starting high school!  When I showed up to gather assignments from teachers who had barely met me, there were worried looks.  With my backpack full of homework, we headed for the airport.   My...

    Tags: Europe
  • In 2007, my freshman year of high school, my school's band went to Chicago, Illinois for a trip. We took charter busses and drove the long ten hours to get to the magical city. While we were in Chicago, the band as a whole went to the Shedd Aquarium, the Navy Pier, ESPN zone, the Science an...

  •    Hello. My name is Morgan, and I'm going to briefly discuss my first trip overseas and how magnificent it was. To be honest, so many different things happened during the trip, it's become a little hard to keep track. You see, just a few weeks ago, my senior year of high school came to a close....

  • Going to Europe has always been a dream of mine and when the opportunity presented itself to go with my Spanish teacher, I was the first to sign up. I admit, I had an unforgettable time, but it wasn't always fun and games. Leaving the United States was more than a European cross country trip with...

    Tags: Europe
  • In the year of 2004, my family made their first excursion to Emerald Isle, North Carolina. We realized after just a short week on the sunny, breezy beaches, that this was a spot on earth that was closest to heaven itself. Leaving was the hardest problem to face that entire week, and I was saddened...

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