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For 14 hours straight, I flew over an ocean with my family in tow. In June 2010, we visited my uncle in China. My Uncle Mike has been working and living in China since around 2000, spending most of his time in Shanghai. Before flying off, I was nervous about being bored on the flight there. But,...Tags:
Quarter Finalist 2009 FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship Happy and giddy, yet nervous, I Â remember walking off the bus into the Capitol of America. While at PatrickHenryCollegeâ€™s Strategic Intelligence Camp our leaders took a half-day to visit the backbone of the United States power. Happy...Tags:
Since I've been a child, I've longed to explore and travel. This past month, I had my first chance when I traveled to Costa Rica with my school. It was the most amazing experience of my life and I loved every second of it. I went with a group of eight seniors, four juniors, including myself, and...Tags:
In the spring of 2006, my family, some close friends and I, went on a trip to one of the seven wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon. We ran into our share of road blocks, but we took our lemons and squeezed all the juice out of them that we could. From a long list of trips, that was the most...Tags:
While I was in India I had the opportunity to visit many different villages and tell them about Jesus. I was able to share my own testimony with some of the women and encourage them with what they are going through. I also worked a lot with the children in India doing things like VBS and fun...Tags:
Kansas city, MO is an astonishing place filled with unique attractions. It’s a place that contains it all, whether you want to relax or stay active. During the day you could relax in some of the best hotels while you enjoy a plate of barbecue. On the other hand if your looking for...Tags:
I had already packed my entire blue and brown suitcase to its limits and was quite proud of myself for squeezing in practically my whole wardrobe. However, when my parents entered my room, they took one look at my overstuffed case and sighed. I was reminded that I would be the one lugging my things...Tags:
I have been fortunate to have several opportunities to travel abroad. From statistics, we know that only about 20 % of Americans have U.S. passports -- I have had one since I was eighteen months old. Along with my family, I have traveled to India, Africa, Hawaii, London and the Caribbean Islands....Tags:
Throughout my lifetime, I’ve been given numerous opportunities to travel all around the state of Florida and even around the nation, but never, in my wildest dreams, did I think my musical abilities would take me around the world! It all started in 2007 when my school’s orchestra-Harrison Symphony...Tags:
On the border of Romania and Hungary, Oradea, Romania is a city of diverse culture, people, and architecture. The remnants of Communism and the beginnings of Capitalism are noticed in the towering clusters of grey, cement, Communist housing lining the downtown streets, but nearby, in the newer...Tags: