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The Wonders of Costa Rica

The night that I arrived in Costa Rica it was like stepping into a whole new world. I had never been out of the United States before but I was more than enthusiastic to venture out into new surroundings...

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The Unexpected

            The biggest mistake that families make when planning their vacations is operating under the assumption that everything will go perfectly. Despite past experiences,...

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A Day of Discovery

I wriggled my way into a grey and slightly damp wetsuit. The air was hot and muggy, and the sky was a brilliant blue. I stood in the slight shade of the building on the docks in Cancun. I was here with...

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Red, Black, and Gold

The streets were devoid of vehicles. Views of the people of Mainz were few and far between as we walked the cobblestone streets. My friend and I were anxious to get to dinner. This was not because we...

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(Re)new York

I’m writing this blog post on a plane, returning home from what’s probably my 25th trip to New York. After so long, they begin to blur together into a mess of lights and cabs and street meat, albeit...

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New York’s Most Memorable Sight: The Empire State Building

If it weren’t for the automated elevators I would have pressed every single enticing button, just to see every magical floor. It took three...

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Home is Not a Place

The only thing different about her was that her hair was a bit longer than last time and that she had changed her glasses to have tortoiseshell frames. She still wore the same, serene expression, casual...

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My NYC Adventure With My Concert Choir

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I Think We’re in Kansas

The road north curves and winds through the valleys of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains just as the summer breeze cuts through the New Mexico maple and pine trees that line the luscious terrain. ...

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An Untraditional Vacation

Most people go on vacation to relax, have fun, and make memories that’ll last a lifetime. Although my family had these expectations when we visited Nigeria in 2008,...

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