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Most people tend to brag about fancy cruises to the Bahamas, family vacations to foreign countries, or anywhere out of the country. I’ve had my fair share of family vacations whether they were in the country, or out of the country. The one that I will gladly brag about is when my mom took my best...Tags:
Nostalgia. Nostalgia. Nostalgia. I can still recall the crisp, rushing wind as it grazed my face from every angle. As we twisted and turned so rapidly, the darkness of the night was engulfed by the neon lights surrounding us in the same manner as the bowl of mountains did. New York New York Roller...Tags:
A vacation I would like to share with you is my voyage to New York City. Not only was I just going to the city that never sleeps for the first time, I was going to be part of the Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade. Growing up I would watch it every Thanksgiving and wish that I could be a part of...Tags:
Almost any person that travels outside the United States becomes a little frightened when traveling outside of their native country. In my case, I traveled to Colombia, a Republic in South America that has struggled for many years with national security due to the FARC (A Colombian terrorist group...Tags:
How could anyone pass up the chance to go to Europe, meet new people, experience foreign languages, cultures and foods, and escape from home for ten whole days? Well, I sure couldn’t! Last year, when my teacher, Mr. Fraley first told the Spanish and French 2 classes about the Europe trip, I was so...Tags:
Traveling can have a huge impact on one's life. Having the ability to see another side of the world and leaving your comfort zone can make many precious memories to store within. It is an enormous accomplishment to see what others countries outside the United States have to offer. ...Tags:
Many times when people write about visiting Africa, it tends to be about a missionary trip. The term ‘Africa’ is usually synonymous with poverty, dirt, corruption and illness. Africa is often portrayed as an uncivilized mass in need of donations. Yes, just like any other nation, there are parts of...Tags:
I woke up shivering. The scent of freshly fallen rain, coupled with the essence of nature's brewery at work captivated my senses; however it was the chilly air and the puffs of breath in front of me that dominated my attention. I looked around, and saw small puddles of water on the floor, and...Tags:
Hola! This summer I traveled to the great lands of Costa Rica. This was a trip affiliated with my school’s Spanish department. I believe that fate works in mysterious ways, especially presenting itself in the form of signs. There are signs everywhere for people to see and interpret. These signs...Tags:
The Adirondack Mountains, located in Upstate New York, hold forty-six High Peaks above 3,790 feet. One of my favorite vacation activities is hiking some of these peaks with my family. Over our years of hiking, we have always taken seriously the “Leave No Trace” set of outdoor...Tags: