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My Trip To Australia

Going to Australia was a chance of a lifetime. I was there this past summer of 2009 for five weeks. I am really glad...

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A “Capitol” Adventure

Who doesn’t love our nation’s capitol? A diverse mass of cultures, the highest government in the country, and overpriced restaurants all in one place?! Sounds like heaven to me. This past February,...

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Trip to Turkey

I have always said that some families buy nice cars or some families buy big houses, but my family, we travel. I have been to more than half of the United States, Mexico,...

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Chicago Connections

As soon as I stepped out of the car the fumes and smog hit me. I was no longer in the suburbs of the mid-western state of Iowa, my hometown. Squinting through the sun and smog, the...

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The Other Side of the United States

Coming from Idaho and never traveling farther east than Utah, I could just feel in my bones, this was going to be a whole new experience. There were five of us all together and we were headed to see...

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Miso Queasy

I began to gag as something slid down my throat; it was long (I had assumed, and really hoped, that it was a noodle) and had nodules on it, much like a tentacle of...

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Liverpool/London trip!

For my dad’s 50th birthday, my family decided to surprise him with a gift that none of us would ever forget. We bought him a book about the Beatles. No, that wasn’t the surprise! The surprise was written...

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Beijing With a Side of Dumplings

I was in Beijing, China spending two months of the summer of 2006 learning Mandarin through a program I had applied to and learning the art of dumpling making from the host family I stayed with. It was...

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Southern Africa

During months of anticipation, I knew Africa would be life-changing...

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College Collage

One summer. 10 colleges. The summer before my senior year of high school was an ongoing trip, visiting colleges all over New England and upstate New York. From sweltering campus tours, to the same speech...

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