Vacations Archives | Page 16 of 139 | My Family Travels
Student Article
An Unusual Layover in NY City

My grandfather recently died and we travelled back from our home in North Carolina to Belgium, where the rest of our family still lives. Although we weren’t exactly in a cheery holiday mood, my parents...

Read More    3 min read

Student Article
Relaxing to Roller Coasters: The Perfect Day in Sylvan Beach

After a stressful school year filled with crammed study sessions and all-nighters, only one place can take my mind off it all – Sylvan Beach, New York. Decades ago, my great-great grandparents discovered...

Read More    3 min read

Student Article
The Taxi Driver Temper Tantrum

Paris is a city with a bite. It’s absolutely beautiful with its elegant architecture and silver Seine, but every once in a while it will bare its teeth and show its ugly side. One minute you’ll...

Read More    3 min read

Student Article
Haunted Tunnel

The brilliant twinkling of innumerable lights creates a stark contrast against the dark, night sky. The radiance engulfs us, silhouetting towering buildings. Chicago beckons through the car windows...

Read More    3 min read

Student Article
Joy in the Journey

The old cliche “the joy is in the journey” is taken literally in the Smoky Mountains.  The real attractions there do not rest in Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge; they do not reside in Ripley’s...

Read More    2 min read

Student Article
Pittsburgh and the Pooch: 24 Hours of Fun for the Entire Family

Me and my liver flavored bone were minding our own business, when I realized  something was different. The trash cans were covered and the doors sealed tight. Suddenly, I knew:...

Read More    2 min read

Student Article
The Third Time’s a Charm in NYC

The white picket fences have become stained with dullness and predictability. The porches and decks have collapsed in coziness, and the SUVs and minivans have lost their new car smell and shine. Even...

Read More    2 min read

Student Article
A New Kind of Jesus Music

This past summer I went on a family vacation to the west side of the United States. Along the way we made various stops to visit different colleges and see different sights. One of these special places...

Read More    2 min read

Student Article
Sisterhood

One trip that has left a humongous impact upon me is the trip I took to Colorado with my softball team. This trip not only was one of excitement and adventure, but also one that taught me the strength...

Read More    3 min read

Student Article
A New Experience in America’s Oldest Town

I always found myself falling asleep in history class. Some lessons couldn’t hold my interest. Even when I visited places filled with history, I found myself extremely bored. Summer of 2012 changed...

Read More    3 min read