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A Summer In Mexico

Of all the trips I have ever been on, the one that I hold most significant would be my journey to Mexico in the summer of 2006. That summer was a summer that had loomed long and unexciting during the school months prior. With no tropical vacationing excursion to look forward to and no plans to go to summer school, I felt driven by an antsy urge...

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A Surfing Escape in Sandbridge Beach, Virginia

No matter how much you love the beach, a crowded one is not fun; it can be overkill. Screaming children, nagging moms and dads… sometimes you just need space. And space I found on a recent trip to Virginia Beach when my cousin Allison and I managed to escape the crowds by taking a short, 15 mile ride south to Sandbridge...

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New to New York

It took me less than an hour to fall in love.  From the moment the airplane’s wheels graced the tarmac until the minute we set off from our hotel toward Times Square. That was all I needed. I was hooked. I wasn’t the only one, though. If I’m correct in my assumption, every member of my group completely shared my sentiments. From the moment we were standing on Broadway, with our...

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My Trip to L.A.

Not only does Los Angeles scream celebrities, Hollywood and fame, it yells expensive, hot and did I mention its tendency to empty your pockets in record time? As I toured this grand city in Southern California, my family and I learned pretty quick that you don't touch ANYTHING as long as you are in the city limits of L.A. We learned that small pieces of thread that couldn't possibly be big enough...

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My life changing trip

The trip I went on was not one very far from home. It started on June 17 in a town called Tuscaloosa. I was feeling tired and sick so my mom took me to the doctor and I had double pneumonia. When they told me I had to be admitted into the hospital for a few days, I cried, I begged my mom not to make me go, it's like I knew something wasn't going to go well. But I had to go. Upon admission,...

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Go West, Young Woman!

During my semester abroad, I traveled the many sides of China—Beijing in the north, Shanghai in the east, Guangzhou in the south and Sichuan in the west—but I can probably count the number of U.S. states I've visited on two hands. Most of the excursions were brief, one of those three-day, two-night bus trips along the East Coast. So, I've sailed Lake George, ran through the piers of Baltimore...

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My life

My name is Lizzie, and this is the story of my life. People sometimes say, they wish that they could move, or travel the world. When I, on the otherhand, strive to stay in one place. My story begins when I was born in the year 1991. I don't remember much of the three years that I spent in Massachusetts, so I'll make this quick. I had a father, but hardly knew him. I always say that my mother...

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Spring Break 08

It was that time of year when everyone at school had been talking about who was going where for spring break. The hotspot like always is Myrtle Beach ,South Carolina. My family and freinds' families all drove down and we had a blast... for the most part. It took sixteen long hours. These hours were filled with funny, boring, sleepy and serious times. Jokes were made and laughs were herd. When we...

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Williamsburg “Repeated”

At twenty-one years of age, I wouldn't consider myself a world traveler.  I've never left the United States and family vacations have primarily been along the east coast.  Many trips have even been "repeats," where we visited the same place twice because we enjoyed it so much the first time. My family and I just recently returned from Williamsburg,...

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Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags over Texas is a great theme park. Even though it is a bit overpriced ($40-$50 for admission) it is still a very fun experience.  We went there when my friend Regan visited his grandparents in Garland, Texas. It is about one hour away from their house, in Arlington. When we went over the summer, our cousins came (they...

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