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It was the beginning of summer vacation when I agreed to accompany my father on a work related trip to three rural Alaskan villages. Surprisingly, working would be the newest experience on this trip. In August 2002 my parents and I moved to Nondalton, a small village located in south-central...Tags:
When people think of the desert they imagine bare, dry wastelands with no animals. While there are some deserts out there in the world that are like that, Tucson is not one of them. Tucson is a desert that is filled to the brim with life. From the colorful plants that never go out of season, to...Tags:
Over this past summer, my family and I went on an Adventures by Disney vacation. We went on their mid-Atlantic Spirit of America tour. Disney advertises these types of vacations as 'The adventure of a lifetime,' and boy was it ever! Even though I'd been to Disney World twice before, I didn't know...Tags:
Bemus Point, New York is a little-known village, consisting of a mere 350 people. Despite the lack of people, it is rich in memories; the kind that last a lifetime. As the sun rises each day, so do the occupants, inhaling deeply the smells of summer and the lake. The village itself is...Tags:
Looking for your next adventure and vacation? Head on over to the city of Seattle and experience all it has to offer! Seattle is located along the Puget Sound in Washington State, USA. It is full of welcoming people and a large variety of things to do! There is something here for everybody to...Tags:
It was on a vacation to see my friend, in the depths of California's volatile waves. We, us two sisters in, were wave surfing. The water rushed away from our feet at the beach, and we knew a giant was coming. Without uttering another word, she swam with speed to catch and meet it - to ride it with...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:
“Have you ever been to Rick’s CafÃ©?” I asked hopefully. “No,” She answered. Then adding quietly, almost to herself, “I’ve never been anywhere.” I looked down at the ground and tried to ignore the discomfort filling the air. Half mindedly, I kicked the soccer ball...Tags:
This summer, I had a wonderful, eye-opening opportunity to see the brilliant city of Paris. Not only did I learn about the culture and history of this city, but I also learned a little bit more about me. Sometimes it takes going far away from home to appreciate the little things around you that are...Tags:
Instead of having a traditional quinceañera for my fifteenth birthday, my family and I decided to go on a trip to Italy for twenty days. Finally the day came that I would cross the Atlantic to visit one of the world’s most beautiful countries. On August 5, 2009, my family and I went to LAX to...Tags: