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So you’re visiting your family in Southern Nevada for a couple weeks this summer, or just road tripping through, and you want to jam pack your trip not with slot machines and overpriced Celine Dion tickets, but with shade, outdoor adventure, and mountain air. Here are some ideas for your trip...Tags:
A year ago, I went on a missions trip to Guanajuato, Mexico. At first, when the trip was announced, I didn’t really want to go. I had never been out of the country before, and for some reason, I just didn’t feel comfortable with the whole idea. Looking back, I don’t really know why I considered...Tags:
It was the summer of 2008 and while my family was running around eagerly awaiting the day of our departure, I was sitting in my room watching TV. I had been to Cancun before; nothing exciting there. I wasn't enthusiastic about the vacation we were going to take because I figured I'd seen it all...Tags:
This past summer, I had the most unforgettable experience of my entire life. During my vacation, I became a better leader and learned to value life for everything that it is. This experience will undoubtedly stick with me forever. I embarked on a trip to Washington D.C., the nation's...Tags:
“Are we there yet?” asked my friend Cindy, still groggy from waking up. How she slept through most of the plane ride I have no idea. I was awake for the entire plane ride. The moment I stepped inside LAX I knew there would be no sleep. This was going to be my first airplane ride, EVER, and I had...Tags:
Jupiter, Florida is a Jewel of Unmatched adventures and a Place In which to Travel and be Entertained…. Royally! Jupiter offers something for everyone. We have parks galore for biking, hiking, sailing, and trailing. Riverbend Park offers 10 miles of biking and equestrian...Tags:
In 1988, my parents immigrated to America from Hungary, leaving behind family, a land of beauty, and a continent of history. Four years later, I was born. I grew up knowing only a handful of relatives, getting only a glimpse of earth’s landscape, and experiencing the past only through stories...Tags:
A door slams, a light is flicked on, zippers are frantically undone, redone, and undone again. This and a swell of hushed whispers act as my alarm this morning. I lie as still as my body will allow, entangled in the warm familiar mass of blankets for the last time for the next two weeks. I plan...Tags:
The streets are wet. The rain is still puddled in some of the ancient cobblestones, tho the air is clear and dark. Neon signs flash off of dripping asphalt, the whole street is a swirl of color. I hide behind my guitar case as I walk down Bourbon Street. The tourists eye me curiously but take no...Tags:
Who doesn't enjoy a family trip to Disneyland? It really is a magical place of its own that can make you forget everything! It being my first time, it lifted my pessimism and reminded me of that old fantasy thinking I used to have when I was young. It was also the first family vacation we’ve had in...Tags: