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This last summer I had the opportunity to travel to Guatemala with my school for a Spanish trip. The goal of the trip was for our Spanish to improve and for us to learn about a different culture. All of us who went came back with many memories, some good and some bad, plus knowing a lot more...Tags:
This travel story is really two stories in one. The first is a story of a family taking the American Dream Vacation. The other is a story about self discovery. My mom, 3 siblings and I took the dream vacation of a life time. We spent 5 weeks tent camping out west, going to 15 national parks. It...Tags:
This past Christmas was one of the best gifts I could have imagined getting. My mother announced one day that instead of hanging out with the family at home for Christmas, we were going on a cruise. My grandmother, my grandfather, my mother, and I were going to the Bahamas. This trip was well...Tags:
It was a cold March evening when my brother, Jason, my dad, and I boarded our nine hour, British Airways flight from Washington DC to London, which was paid for by my work as a Virginia Senate Page. We spent the night on the plane eating surprisingly good food, playing with the...Tags:
I had never seen so many junipers in my life. The green, bushy plants stretched for miles into the desert of New Mexico like they could go on forever. We were far outside the city limits of Santa Fe, or any city of that matter, yet I still managed to catch glimpses of adobe casitas hidden among...Tags:
After entering high school and throughout the years that have followed I have been involved in quite a few activities, being the most active in FBLA. My junior year I decided to become chairmen for a project called Moonlight Madness. Before I knew it I was working with the Chamber of Commerce,...Tags:
There is no doubt in my mind that the best trip that I’ve been on so far has also been the simplest one. In middle school I never had many friends. When I got to high school I figured that everything would just carry over. Like usual I was wrong. Honorable Mention 2009 FTF Teen Travel Writing...Tags:
TONY AND GUY After three long days of touring Stuttgart, Germany, it was finally Friday and I was in for a night on the town. German night life was one of the more exciting events of my three week foreign exchange,...Tags:
My first trip abroad without my parents was my school trip to China during spring break 2011. I being a huge fan of Asian culture and not to mention of China itself, was ecstatic as a little child in a candy store. China for me was a dream come true, especially when we got to see the students at...Tags:
For spring break my mom and I went to San Miguel, El Salvador. El Salvador is just at tiny country of the coast of the Pacific Ocean. It is a tropical country meaning it is very hot and humid. When we got there the only thing you could feel was the heat and the humidity, it...Tags: