The Beauty of Belieze

Palm trees on the beach

Back from Belize and back to reality. All semester I was anxiously awaiting winter break because I couldn’t contain my excitement about going to Belize with my family.┬áThis trip was extra special to me because it was a place that my grandma loved and somewhere she visited quite often. She passed away over the summer and we thought this would be a great trip to remember her by. She was very passionate about traveling and wanted us to experience the world as well. After my grandmother retired as an ophthalmologist, she would spend weeks at a time in Belize exploring, and even providing eye exams to people there who couldn’t afford them. She had seen the world, yet still always seemed to find her way back to Belize, so I thought it must be a pretty special place.

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All About Adventures in Costa Rica

View of San Jose

A few years ago I had the opportunity to travel to Costa Rica with a group of people from my high school and it was one of the best experiences I have ever had! It was the second trip I had been on with EF Tours and was filled with so much adventure. Some of the activities I was a bit nervous to participate in leading up to the trip, but when traveling I always find myself thinking, “When will I ever get the chance to do this again?” and just go for it! I don’t have pictures of everything because I couldn’t carry a camera during some of the more adventurous activities, but I can still show you some of the highlights and tell you about the rest.

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Sun, Sea, and Sand: Rhode Island and Connecticut Vacation

Picture of boats in the water

 

Every summer my mom’s side of the family gets together for a family vacation. This summer, our destination was Westerly, Rhode Island. We don’t all get together very often because we live all over the place, so I always get so excited for our trip every year! Also, I had never been to Rhode Island before, so it was exciting to experience a new destination.

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