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I live in the vibrant and diverse bay area. The most amazing things happen here, and a lot of them in San Francisco, or “The City.” The City is full of culture, history and diverse happenings. If you are a first time visitor in San Francisco there are some definite must sees and eats that I...Tags:
On April 30th, 2008 things went from good to worse, as the Bagley Middle School Band and Chorus were ready and set to go on their yearly trip. This year they had decided to travel 13 hours from Georgia to New York City. You could feel the excitement in the air, as the students had their...Tags:
“We are going to do what?!” Have you ever experienced a moment in time when your heart is suddenly jolted and stops altogether? I imagine mine did as the future of my trip began to unveil before me. Our planned itinerary, given to us back at home, was one which promised to create unforgettable...Tags:
'Wake up! We overslept!' were the screeching words that woke me up one morning. My mother, who was yelling, had planned for her, my sisters, and me to go on a one day trip to Mystic Village in Connecticut. The day had arrived and we were already behind schedule. I ran into the bathroom, brushed my...Tags:
Upon my stay in Denver, I came to the realization that nature is beauty. I am nowhere near a tree-hugger: I wear high heels everyday of the week, with an infinite supply of dresses, and spider webs make me cringe. Taking all this into account, I could have opted out on our family trip to Denver,...Tags:
I look out at the water as I tap my pencil against the blank page. Why Monhegan Island? At the end of my senior year of high school, twelve students including myself and three teachers packed up our gear and headed for a week on Monhegan Island in Maine. This trip was the end to an amazing...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:
Ever thought that a simple family vacation could turn into something more? I never did. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve seen “National Lampoon’s Family Vacation” and the rest of the franchise and I know that the movies end with a big family hug. But that stuff is only for the movies right? Real families...Tags:
As a Korean-American, I have never truly appreciated my Korean heritage but during my trip to South Korea I discovered myself through the experiences and sceneries that helped me shape who I am today. Beginning as any other vacation, my trip was thought to just be a fun experience then it changed...Tags:
The British Museum of London is world-renowned for its beautiful collection of artifacts, gleaned from the old British Empire’s many territories and conquests. The building itself is imposing as well: high ceilings, gleaming white stone, the famous Rotunda. But, as my family and I were soon to...Tags: