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There Are Rats All Over the World

Venice, Italy is like no other place in all the world. Venetian beauty cascades from atop the clanging San Marco bell tower all the way down into its teaming maze of canals. Walking the narrow,...

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The True Meaning that Lies Beyond the Ocean

“The ocean is everything I want to be. Beautiful, mysterious, wild, and free.”  The first time I laid my eyes on the ocean, I instantly fell in love.  Ever since I was a young child I...

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The Unexpected Joys In Bread, Cobblestones, and Graffiti

During every vacation that my family takes together, I insist that we must visit various historical sites. When we travelled to France, I fought for a detour to Normandy. When in London, I dragged them...

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First of Many Best Friend Adventures

       The last wedding on my mom’s side of the family was finalized, and my family’s attendance was most certainly required. This was the perfect trip for my best...

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“I Think We Might Die” – Tempting Fate at ‘The Bowl’

It was 5:30 am and my mom was egregiously speeding through Arches National Park in Utah. The speed limit was 25 around long, looping curves and roads that wound between towering spires of red sandstone,...

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New York’s Unexpected Beauties

The city was breathtaking, an enchanting and magnetic place I will never forget. The hustle and bustle of New Yorkers trying to get to where they need to be, tourists snapping pictures at every location,...

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My Trip Alaska

Alaska is amazing. Millions of people vacation there every summer, and I was one of the lucky ones. In July 2016, I traveled there from my home in Everett, Wash.,...

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El Casado

“¿Puedo tener el casado?” The waitress from Tierra Mia smiled at me. “I speak English, honey. You’d like la comida típica?” I nodded my head up and down, careful not to further...

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Siblings of the Sea: Ethereal Encounter on the Island of Lanai

I heard them first. The soloist belting out high pitched whistles, each one a burst...

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A Drive Down Memory Lane

I looked to my mother and saw a tear roll down her worn face as she said “We’re here love, this is where my father fished and...

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