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Mexi”can’t” Come Back!

Visiting a country is something one usually plans for weeks, months, or years, but my family planned it all in five minutes- in reality, we never intended to go to Mexico. The day before that, there had...

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Facing My Fears on a Dominican Dive

I was staying at the Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe Resort in the Dominican Republic. Since I had learned to scuba dive only three days ago, I was nervous and excited to go on my second dive. “What if...

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Off The (Literal) Beaten Path

In 2017, my Mom planned an epic trip to Utah for us to conquer the Mighty 5! As we made the long flight from Ft. Lauderdale to Salt Lake City, she shared more details of the trip, including a tour inside...

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Horror in Houston: When the South Turns Stormy

I was excited when my father mentioned that his cousin Dominique was getting married in Houston. This was unusual for me, because as a Northerner, I was legally and morally obligated to make fun of the...

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Soaked in Sunny California

It was late January 2019 when my heart thudded in unison with my landing airplane. As we touched down, I craned my neck, trying to catch a glimpse of any view there might be outside the window. Thanks...

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Luna Llena De Tambores

A sensation of belonging, a single note, light shines outward from the center. The stones cast about awaken, The gift of life flowing to the rhythm of the beat. The barriers break, the stones begin to...

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Visiting the Chic Chateaus in France’s Loire Valley

They say it’s every girl’s dream to visit a fairytale castle where the princess falls in love with her prince. Well, I’m here to tell you guys can enjoy castles, too. This June, I had the opportunity...

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The Owl’s Fluorescent Eyes

When catching an owl, one must not forget to keep the mist net taut. With a headlamp leading me through the dark, abyssal forest, this was all that was on my mind. I squinted down at the watch on my wrist....

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The Falafel Sandwich

It was a sunny day in Munich, Germany. Not too hot, not too cold. After a lovely tour of the city, everyone was told to eat. The speed with which the group departed was to be expected: after fourteen hours...

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My China

Six years ago, I left behind the small Chinese town where I spent my summers. I remember the sticky-sweet air, the popsicles that melted onto my skin, and the exhilaration of riding those red motorbikes....

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