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During July of last year, I took a trip to Florida to play baseball in the Senior League All-Star Regional Tournament. This was the best trip I have ever taken. The trip was paid for by the Little League Organization. We stayed in a hotel located right on the beach. I enjoyed this trip for quite a...Tags:
To some, if not many, Iran conjures up words like “Axis of Evil”, “nuclear bombs” and “terrorism.” Such stereotypes were ingrained into my mind as I stepped off the airport tarmac in Tehran, Iran when I was fifteen. My family had decided to visit our dwindling number of relatives still living in...Tags:
On February 28, 2008, I got the first stamp in my passport, which showed that I had entered Israel. I could never remove the mark that Israel put in passport, nor could I remove the mark that the Holy land left in my heart. From the tiny window of the plane, I gazed upon the rippling waves of the...Tags:
Selamat datang! Welcome to the beautiful city of Kuching (Cat City), East Malaysia. Joining us on our trip today, we have my four aunts (one of which will become rather important later on) my dad, cousin, and brother. Now, let’s take a short, scenic drive to Bako National Park and learn more about...Tags:
I took a deep breath, filling my lungs with the clean foreign air a thousand miles away from everything I’d ever known. I looked out into the peaceful night, my eyes traveling over the tops of Parisian townhouses and the lit Eiffel Tower, illuminating the streets below. My mind soared out over...Tags:
As a child I remember taking trips to Mackinaw Island and biking along the sapphire waves. Traverse City was an oasis of wilderness views and sunsets by the lake. And then, there was Detroit. As rays panned my window pane, my dad sped across the interstate to our hotel. The sky line didn'...Tags:
My family had never gone on any kind of vacation longer than a weekend trip before. My mother decided randomly one day to take a trip that summer. She promised me that I could choose our vacation spot so she asked my opinion. Well, I knew we didn’t have any money to travel very far...Tags:
I should have known from the way the trip began that this would be a life changing experience. It changed my perspective on the world. I’ve taken many trips before, but our trip to Tanzania was exceptional. We arrived at the airport in Seattle only to find that our flight to Copenhagen was...Tags:
In August of 2010 I travelled to Germany for a duration of five months. For four weeks I stayed in a comprehensive language camp in Hedersleben, a small village in Saxony-Anhalt. This month-long school camp was the closest I came to a true "vacation" but I consider it to have been the best part...Tags:
It was a typical fall day in 2008. My Chemistry class had just completed a lab when the next thing Ms. Fuller asked was if any of us would be interested in taking an educational tour to New Zealand and Australia. I thought to myself, did she ask what I think she asked? I could not wait talk to my...Tags: