Share these travel journals, blogs and videos from students and young travelers about their vacations with family and friends, cultural explorations at home or abroad, journeys of self-discovery in their family's homeland and service, missionary or volunteer vacations. Login and post your own!
Find information about current Scholarships here.
I would go insane if I lived in a place like this. The dirt, rocks, and sagebrush look the same mile after mile, in contrast with the snowy Sierra Nevada Mountains looming in the background of the desolate Owens Valley. My mom steers the motorhome from Highway 395 onto a dirt road. We pass an...Tags:
Take a bite of the Big Apple simply and cheaply. Contrary to popular belief, it’s quite possible. Take the initiative and make this trip your own. I explored Manhattan. My advice: Think like a resident. Buy a weekly Metro card—I made the mistake of paying as I went. You’ll use the Metro card...Tags:
I must admit, when I first stood at the base of the Ajanta Caves in the sweltering June sun, I didn’t understand why my family and I had left the glittering metropolitan city of Mumbai, to see thirty some ancient caves. We were vacationing in India for a month to meet our extended family, but my...Tags:
My sister and I made our way to the nearest underground station, walking swiftly past the plethora of shops lining Oxford Street as light, but steady rain fell. Taking the Jubilee Line from Bond Street, we deftly maneuvered the crowds of people streaming through the turnstile onto their...Tags:
This past summer I went on a family vacation to the west side of the United States. Along the way we made various stops to visit different colleges and see different sights. One of these special places we visited was the Sight and Sound Theatre in Branson, Missouri.This theatre is extremely famous...Tags:
In my lifetime, I have taken many trips to my grandfathers house. He used to live in San Diego, California but about seven years ago he moved to Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Now usually most kids cannot stand to go and spend time with their family, especially with the oldest members of their family,...Tags:
“The day has finally arrived!” I exclaimed to myself as I drove to the airport. I was flying to Cancun, Mexico. It’s my first time there. I am nervous, scared, anxious, excited and beyond happy. During the flight I keep trying to imagine what the moment is going to be like when I arrive and I see...Tags:
I began my vacation that summer in the damp, tropical lands of my parents. With no speed limit sign in sight, we sped eighty kilometers per hour down the earthy path inside the white Ambassador. After a long time of putting up with Malayalam music, I reached over and turned the ridged knob in hope...Tags:
Cinque Terra Italy is a real life fairytale travel destination. Two summers ago, I went to Italy with my family, and Cinque Terra was my favorite place we stayed. Cinque Terra is in Northwestern Italy bordering the coast, and is made up of five hillside towns: Monterosso, Vernazza, Manarola,...Tags:
It started out like any other vacation, a long drive and then finally the suspense ended when we finally arrived. It was Christmas 2008 and my family and I were going to Texas to visit my grandparents. The entire trip was all planned and on the second day we were to cross the boarder into Progreso...Tags: