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Spiritual Experiences in Switzerland

Her hand rested comfortably on my shoulder as we watched planes take off into the inky sky like birds in a sporadic flock. "Before you know it, you'll be on the other side of the ocean," my mother whispered...

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From Gulf Shores to Skyscrapers

From the excruciating packing for the trip there, to the heart-wrenching packing for the way home, New York City had slowly crept into my heart, calling itself home. Coming from a small town...

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Coffee is the Universal Language

During my sophomore year of high school, I was fortunate enough to be able to travel to Austria with my school choir for a week long performance tour.  The historic cities of Salzburg and Vienna...

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A Spanish Walk to Remember — A Week of Camino de Santiago

As I gazed up at the arched cathedral ceilings, held aloft by massive Romanesque columns, my mind wandered during mass as I thought about the week my family had just spent completing the Camino de Santiago. ...

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Dolphins and Sea Lions and Whales, Oh Alaska!

Imagine this: you stand on a dock beside a silver boat, preparing to board. The spruce-scented air caresses your face, promising gentle waves in the blue water of Resurrection Bay. Before you step onto...

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Günayd?n! (Good morning!)

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Flipped by Mountain Fork

My parents were singing to old rock songs on the radio. My younger sister Emma and friends Rose and Ella were in the back seat with me laughing at ridiculous pictures on Instagram.“Look at...

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Exhilarating Moments in South Africa!

I believe that traveling is meant for exploring things outside of your normal, everyday life.  In September 2011, my family visited our friends in Johannesburg, South Africa, and we decided to...

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The Old and the New

This past summer of 2015, I joined my Japanese class from my high school on a short exchange program in Japan, a beautiful country very different from my familiar America.SEMI-FINALIST 2015...

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So Many Strawberries

You know how your family is...

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