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Calling all beach goers and outdoorsmen! It is time to save up some money, collect your gear, and head on out to Pensacola Beach, Florida. Don’t forget your sunscreen though. The sun is in full force, a minuscule price to pay for an otherwise gorgeous atmosphere. Whether you want to sit and relax...Tags:
It’s time to pick where you want to go on a vacation! Where should you go? The Bahamas, Caribbean, Costa Rica? The answer is none of these places; you should decide to book your vacation to Lilburn, Georgia. I know what you’re thinking, Why do I want to go Lilburn, Georgia? Well that’s a very...Tags:
My trip to Ireland was the best thing that's ever happened to me. I fell in love with the old-age feel of the entire country. The move itself matured me from my dependent lean on my mother and certain events matured my mind from the childish thinking into the more concise thinking I do today. ...Tags:
I am absolutely terrified of meeting new people at anything other than a snail's pace. This is why, when it came to living with a family I had never met before, - in Spain, no less - I had a tiny problem making the transition from extreme nerves to excitement about the prospects of my journey. I...Tags:
In 2006, the end of my 6th grade year my grandmother decided to surprise me with a trip to Cancun, Mexico as a reward for my hard work throughout that year. I was so excited to finally go to Mexico! That trip was the only thing I talked about from May until the day we boarded the plane...Tags:
Three days in Cambodia... That was all it took for the world to change my entire perspective on the world. Three days, and I was never again able to understand how we could categorize Americans as “impoverished.” Three days, and I saw a world I never knew existed, a world I thought we left behind...Tags:
Waves of heat drain endless pools of energy and perspiration from my frail body. It is because of this, as I continue my stroll through this mundane land of disturbia, that I come to realize I am not meant to live in Arizona. The realization strikes me with such certainty that I nearly double over...Tags:
My family and I moved to Hong Kong in 2010. We lived there for two years, up until this June (2012). Living there showed us how beautiful the world is. I have included a few things that helped me to learn to love Hong Kong. It’s a beautiful place, open and waiting for tourists. They will find...Tags:
When I was younger, I used to think I would never get out of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Luckily, at fifteen, I traveled to Europe with two friends, my sister and our neighbor. The next summer I stayed home, once again stuck in the habits of Santa Fe, tanning, hanging out with friends, watching clouds...Tags:
My father went to Afghanistan just two months after my family and I moved back to the States from Heidelberg, Germany in 2005. Although he had a 2 week leave around Christmas time, he missed our entire school year. This cycle repeated starting my 6th grade year up to my now senior year. I...Tags: