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Face to Face with a Foreign Bull

One summer vacation, my family and I spent it in, Colombia, where my parents were born and raised. I'd been once previously, but, now that I was older, I felt I could really take in the diverse beautiful...

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Memorable Moments From a Blank Itinerary

I peered down at the fried fish whose eyes bore back up into me and knew right then this trip was one for the books. I was accompanied by my newspaper advisor, three fellow reporters, and a chaperone,...

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A Privilege Hidden Among the Sierras

All my life, my father has taught me about adventuring in the world. My sister and I always tentatively listen when he mimicks stories about his backpack travels in Alaska, recalling sights of mother...

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Through Their Eyes

Through my eyes luxury was defined as expensive cars, five star restaurants, and high class living. But through theirs it was clean running water, a safe home, and enough food for the day. When I first...

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Feeling the Land of the West

Gone was the sea breeze and moist air of our salty South Carolina coast. Here in Kanab, Utah our lips cracked like the sand tresses of the red canyons we gazed upon. This place made us dig deep into...

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Exciting Expeditions In Ecuador

Traveling is always an exciting experience, especially when it’s somewhere foreign. Just recently, I spent 10 days exploring and volunteering in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands in South America. Not...

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From Russia with Love

The boat that had taken us through the waterways of St. Petersburg docked at the entrance to Peterhof, signalling that at last we had arrived at the mystical palace and its famed gardens. Although our...

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Face to Face with the Top Predator of the Ocean

Orcinus Orca. The Killer Whale. They do justice to this nickname—a pod of orcas can defeat a Great White Shark.  They are the top predator of the ocean. However, they are also curious,...

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Mint Tea and Cookies

Not even three days into the service trip in Rabat, Morocco, and already I  heard something that seems to reflect the culture and resonates with me very deeply. “Service like this is what feeds...

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St. Lucian Paradise

The Caribbean islands have long been considered the ideal travel destination for their beautiful beaches, sunny weather, and vibrant culture. The island of St. Lucia embodies all of these notions and...

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