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Following in the tradition of Irish weather, the sky was clouded in a perpetual threat of rain as my family and I embarked on an adventure with Vagabond Tours. Our tour, entitled “To the Edge of the World,” was led by Kevin Clancy, an entertaining guide who loved to share his passion for Ireland...Tags:
I stumble upon my own feet on the cracked cobblestone streets of Istanbul once more. It would seem that my clumsiness follows me even across international borders. I pick myself up off the ground and dust myself off. My knee is bleeding. My host grandmother will not be pleased. I can...Tags:
Famous dense forests filled with vegetation, legendary pyramids, the close proximity to the second greatest coral reef in the world, and the eminent beaches are only a few of the wonders that the Maya Riviera has to offer. My excitement at knowing that I would have the chance to visit such a...Tags:
Each summer my family takes a vacation. It usually consists of going somewhere for a few days, either to a bog city or to an amusement park. This summer, my dad decided to do something a little different from what we usually do. We chose to head deep into the Smokey Mountains to stay in Gatlinburg...Tags:
At only fifteen years old, I have been blessed to have visited a good bit of our amazing planet, from Russia and Scandinavia in Northern Europe, to Italy and France in Central Europe, to every country in South America, most of the islands in the Caribbean, and virtually all of North...Tags:
Christmas, log cabins and nature -- the perfect combination for an amazing holiday, especially for one that brings people closer together. My week in Gatlingburg, Tennessee for the Christmas holiday was anything but ordinary. The trip did not consist of just my family, but a family from my church...Tags:
This summer I did not go to the sandy beaches in the Bahamas or uptown England, but in only eight days I participated in a college tour that traveled back in time through eight states and back, while visiting many different historical black colleges, museums, and landmarks. My journey started...Tags:
It was graduation time for my cousin and best friend, who were in the same class; they had invited me on their senior trip on a cruise to Mexico. Six of us were going on the trip three girls and their moms. As we loaded up the car none of us really knew or even thought about what this trip of a...Tags:
I just got back from the vacation of a lifetime onboard the Norwegian Epic. The ship celebrated its first birthday on July 2nd and they had a huge celebration! We departed from Barcelona, Spain on June 26th and set sail for Italy. The first day at sea was awesome. With the...Tags:
The typical day for Americans is full of noisy people that are in a hurried and panicked rush trying to fulfill their daily tasks that provide themselves with a life to their pleasing. What would happen to our precious lifestyles if one day we were to step out of our little bubbles and become...Tags: