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Cleveland!

As we traveled across the sleepy Ohio landscape, no one imagined the history we were about to encounter. We made our way through the tree lined streets till we were greeted by Alan Canfora, a self proclaimed...

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Shoebox Campout – The Things A Person Will Do When They Are Hungry

There is an annual boy scout campout my troop does every year called Shoebox Campout.  Of all the trips that our troops does in the year, this is one of the most challenging.  For one weekend,...

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Lost in Iceland

One year ago I had the opportunity to journey to Iceland with my father in hopes of finding an adventure. Beside the island’s infamous volcanic eruptions and music from Bjork, Iceland is home to a...

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Small Ship Cruising with Families

I have been on three cruises: one with a traditional, large cruise line and two with small ship companies.  Yes, big ships offer swimming pools, rock climbing walls, and teen lounges.  But...

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Yaquina Head: A Journey Never to be Forgotten

The vast ocean lay in front of me, a massive blanket with no end in sight. Overhead, streaks of cirrus clouds graced the pale blue sky like the wings of an enormous Trumpeter Swan. Beneath my feet lay...

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Italy: The Path of the Gods

The narrow, serpentine road hugs the hillside, rocks and vegetation to the left, a sheer drop to the Mediterranean to the right. We’re taking the Sita...

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The Way That Water Washes Over

If I had to pick one thing, for-sure, that I love most about Thailand, it would be the rain. Where I'm from (San Francisco, I tell everyone I meet, because it's close-by anyways and far more well-known),...

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Climbing to New Caledonia

The American flag waved above me as I paraded across stage with forty other Americans all wearing red white and blue. We were surrounded by the reds, whites, greens and yellows of twenty-six other flags...

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A Final Night to ‘Never Forget’- The Journey Between Summer Camp and Auschwitz

My whole life revolved around summer camp. I would dream of  climbing onto the bus and taking off  for another summer spent lakeside with my best friends at Emma Kaufmann Camp. The school...

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Dance is the Universal Language

I stood center-stage in a colorful costume and stared out into the crowd eagerly filling the cobblestone square. Beyond, the Sudety mountains stood proudly before a glowing sunset. The music began,...

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