Why students travel

  • Being in Ghana, Africa was one of the best experiences I'm sure I'll ever have. I have always felt drawn to the more remote areas of Africa and when my friend invited me to go with her and her church on a missions trip to Bolgatonga, Ghana, I jumped at the chance. Before I knew it, I was on a...

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  • It was a beautiful day and my family had decided that after living in Romania for 6 months it was time to go see some castle ruins. So we all hopped in the car and  started our journey. Little did we know that this one simple decision would leave us sore and aching for days.      After a 2 hour...

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  • 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...

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  •  Jetting to the beautiful island of Jamaica a life change is not what anyone anticipates walking away with. I had always heard amazing stories about this Caribbean paradise, all of which I found to be misleading once I arrived. I was told of the perfect grains of sand, crystal blue waters, flawless...

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  • This is my travel blog about a cruise that I went on with my immediate family as well as my extended family. We cruised on the Carnival cruise ship in November of 2007. Boarding from Florida with destinations to Belize, Honduras, Costa Maya, Roatan Island, and Nassau Bahamas. This cruise was...

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  • I’m actually freezing in fact, my hand turns whitish-blue, they always do that when I’m nervous.  It’s kinda weird though because you’d think that being surrounded by so many people I’d be dripping with sweat.  “I can’t believe we’re actually doing this,” I’m clutching Helen’s arm, my knuckles are...

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  • My family and I arrived in West Yellowstone after a couple exhausting days of travel. Our transfer flight from Detroit to Salt Lake City had left us unenthusiastic about our long drive up to Montana. However, the bawling babies and altitude adjustments were definitely worth tolerating for this trip...

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  • My trip to Cancun will definately something I will never forget. To the beautiful blue sea, to the cultural signifigance I learned; it was something special. My family and I had planned to go to Cancun in December 2010, we had booked the hotel and flight since July 2010. We boarded on the plane...

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  • My family trip to Kanab, Utah, was an amazing opportunity. Though the trip there and back was extremely long (1,600 miles and 25 hours each way), the life changing experience made it well worth it. We decided to take our trip to Kanab to volunteer at the largest animal shelter in the world:...

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  • All the sounds fade away as the doors close and suddenly I am apprehensive, unsure and excited all at once. The elevator is packed with people who have come from all over the world for this moment. No one speaks and in the silence I hear their steady breathing. But we are all too preoccupied to...

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