Why students travel

  •               The very first thing I remember as I stepped into baggage claim, after 24 hours of traveling, waiting in line for customs, and being jetlagged to the point of just wanting to fall asleep on the nearest bench, was the sea of smiling faces. I felt almost like a celebrity, as the...

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  • As I walked onto the beautiful beach of Playa del Carmen, I felt the soft, powdery sand between my toes.  As I stood at the shore looking out into the crystal-clear water, I heard the relaxing sound of crashing waves; felt the warm water rush at my feet, perfect for swimming.  It was here that I...

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  • Franklin, Massachusettsis a residential town, and is not very well known to the common traveler. Many people travel around the world to see extraordinary landscapes, or to enjoy once-in-a-lifetime experiences only available in vastly expensive trips to foreign countries. However, experiencing...

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  • Finally, after six hours on the airplane, we are now landing. My family and I take our first footsteps in another country! Unfortunately, there is still another five to six hour drive to get to the little town in Portugal where my mother was born. I am very ecstatic because this is the third time...

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  • “Put your bags in the car and lets go!” my now agitated mother screamed for the one hundredth time. The clock on the wall read 2:00AM and my brain hadn’t awakened to control my movements, yet miraculously I advanced toward the vehicle. We were on our way to experiencing “the vacation of a lifetime...

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  • This past year I was on a competitive cheer team that competes several times throughout the year. We have competed in Anaheim quite a few times, and we have also competed at the Cox Arena, Sports Arena (IPAY One center) and many other places. Throughout the year, I have always had my mom there with...

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  • We docked at the harbor not far from city’s center, we walked through the knee high water. The tour director told us how Venice can flood with the rain and sparkle an hour later in the sun. It was hard to believe though. After some educational monologs by our tour director, we were dismissed to...

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  •   Two years ago I joined a competitive all-star cheerleading team known as Northeast Elite. I started the season off on the Small Senior Level 3 team. Within a couple of months I was asked to be on the Small Senior Co-ed Level 5 team. I traveled to various places including Connecticut, Pennsylvania...

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  • When I looked at the island on the horizon, there wasn’t anything pretty to look at. After all, it was very small, like a child had stuck a small group of leafy branches into the middle of a puddle. It didn’t dress to impress. It didn’t impress me. I’ve been to many places like this; white sand...

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  • I received news that Paris was a journey foreseeable in my bleak crystal ball a single and solid (and practically exact) year before takeoff. The wanderlust adventurer in me sky-rocketed at the thought of seeing a flag unlike America’s, the scholar in me bought too many French-English dictionaries...

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