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Author: Anoush Shirzadegan

Tags : Europe, FTF Scholarships, Germany, Students, Teens

Flying Solo with Picture

Finalist 2010 FTF Young Travel Writers Scholarship

I jammed a piece of gum into my mouth, chewing furiously.  I heard the sound of my ears pop over the roar of the engine.

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Author: Casey Woodworth

Tags : FTF Scholarships, Hiking, North America, Oregon, Students, Teens, USA

Multnomah Falls, Oregon

Finalist 2010 FTF Young Travel Writers Scholarship

            My friend Addy is studying forensic science in Scotland this year. Her Facebook status frequently updates us on her spontaneous weekend travels across Europe.

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Author: Jessica Brooks

Tags : City Break, FTF Scholarships, New York, New York City, North America, Students, Teens, USA

Train Tales

Finalist 2010 FTF Young Travel Writers Scholarship

If a person never took the time to appreciate their life then a New York City cab driver will change that in an instant. Before my friend and I could even securely fasten our seatbelts the cab driver had dashed into traffic and left all caution at the curb of LaGuardia Airport.

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Author: Esha Chhabra

Tags : Asia, FTF Scholarships, India, Students, Teens, Volunteer

Medicine, Philanthropy, Perseverance, and Beauty

Finalist 2010 FTF Young Travel Writers Scholarship

Traveling is exciting, regardless of where you're destined.  And doing it solo is even better.

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Author: Martin Ceisel

Tags : City Break, Europe, FTF Scholarships, Germany, Museums & Culture, Students, Teens

Berlin

Finalist 2010 FTF Young Travel Writers Scholarship

 During my time in Europe I have been blessed with a wealth of incredible experiences.  There has been no city that I have visited that has made me more aware of this - or more grateful - than Berlin.

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Author: J Cogar

Tags : Asia, China, FTF Scholarships, Students, Teens

Southbound Train Leaving Beijing

Finalist 2010 FTF Young Travel Writers Scholarship

48 hours in a sleeper car is a very.  long.

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Author: Joanna Miller

Tags : FTF Scholarships, North America, Students, Teens, USA

By the Starlight

Finalist 2010 FTF Young Travel Writers Scholarship

I came into the dining car to eat my half cold, half microwaved turkey and swiss hoagie. I had my Holga and A Return to Modesty to keep me company.

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Author: Elizabeth Carleo

Tags : Europe, FTF Scholarships, Germany, Museums & Culture, Students, Teens

From Textbook to Travel Experience

Finalist 2010 FTF Young Travel Writers Scholarship

     It's amazing how real history is when you get to see where it happened. Yeah, reading about it is exciting, or maybe boring depending on how much you care, but once you lay your eyes on a place  where something significant happened, it's almost like you are sucked into that event looking through the eyes of the people who were present.

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Author: Edward Jackson

Tags : City Break, FTF Scholarships, Middle East, Museums & Culture, Students, Teens

Beirut

Finalist 2010 FTF Young Travel Writers Scholarship

A few weeks back, I travelled to Beirut, Lebanon. I feel it’s important to capture what I experienced in the few days I spent in the country.

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Author: Andrew Otis

Tags : Africa, FTF Scholarships, Students, Teens

Zimbabwe

Finalist 2010 FTF Young Travel Writers Scholarship

It is a ghost town. The shops are closed, the windows shuttered and the interiors gutted.

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