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Five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred minutes. Yet in a few hours it was all gone. Usually my family vacation to Haiti is to visit family and friends. Haiti is such a wonderful place, full of joy, pure nature and so much more. I can honestly say there is no place like it. Tuesday afternoon...Tags:
When I first heard my mom boasting of the fact that we were going to Vietnam as out vacation destination, I immediately dreaded the idea, but honestly I don't know why. I don't know if it was because I was dreading the fact of entering an airport or because I was heading to a destination that I've...Tags:
I love to visit places I have never been before, and do things I never imagined I’d do. I had the privilege to travel with my high school dance team last year on March 20, 2009. It was my Junior year, and we got a bid to nationals located in Disney World Florida. I was honored to go, we stayed at...Tags:
Jamaica's soft sand and crystal clear water are the things most people look forward to when visiting the beautiful island, but not me. My family vacation to Jamaica was one I will never forget. We spent our time in the hills of the island, where the people of Jamaica really live. We didn't stay in...Tags:
The Island of Japan did more for me than be any amazing tourist location. I not only went and stayed in Japan, but I was a foreign exchange student on a full scholarship. I made life long friends, experienced new foods and cultures, and found out characteristics about myself that I never knew...Tags:
I increase my pace to catch up with my parents, we are with a group of fellow travelers in a single file line, winding through the narrow paths of the medina, or the old part of town. I am easily distracted, taking in all of the new colors, scents, culture, people, into my callow, fourteen year old...Tags:
I stepped on the bus not knowing what to expect or what to see. I didn't know anyone there. As I walked down the isle finding my way to my seat, there was always a stranger looking my way. One thing I was sure about was that it was going to be a great learning experience. Monday morning we...Tags:
You cannot put Knoxville, Tennessee into a neat, little box and slap a bow on it. It just won’t fit. It’s tasty. It’s musical. It’s cultural. Something that special doesn’t conform into one category. That’s why Knoxville is so great year-round. QUARTER FINALIST 2013 FTF TEEN TRAVEL WRITING...Tags:
At the wee hour of four o’clock in the morning my family and I are headed over to my grandparents’ house to embark on our lovely family vacation. Look out Panama City…my family is on the way. Grandpa’s fear of flying meant a long drive from Louisville to the beach. It was a decent, crowded drive...Tags:
It’s the greatest, largest, and best concentration of water parks in the United States and my mom and I planned to spend a wet and wild week in the Wisconsin Dells. We boarded our plane on time at LaGuardiaAirport, but it all went downhill from there. We were barely up in the air when passengers...Tags: