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Vietnam: The Perfect Vacation Place! -   Vietnam is one of those countries which beauty cannot be comprehended without ever visiting it. Not much about the country is well known except for its famous noodles the “Pho.” For example, only a few people know that the country broke off from the Chinese empire in 938AD. As a result some of the Vietnamese culture are of Chinese origins. The local culture revolves around the belief of humanity and harmony which makes them pleasant to be around. However, like other Southeast Asian countries Vietnam has a few issues considering safety in different aspects of the country, such as food and transportation....   [tags: Vacation Essays]
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Rome and Paris: Two Great Vacation Destinations! - Have you ever had the feeling that you just want to get away from where you are or a situation you are in. When people start to feel this way they often decide to go on a vacation. Then they face a decision, “Where do I want to go?” There are many factors that may contribute to this decision, such as the amount of time that can be taken away from work or other obligations, how much money there is to spend on this trip, is this the best time, and much more. Deciding where to go is a big decision that should be given a great deal of thought and not rushed into....   [tags: Summer Vacation Essays]
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The Worst Vacation Of My Life - I used to spend the last part of my summer vacation with my uncle and aunt. As a continuation of a long-ago-established tradition we decided going to York - a small, picturesque tourist town at the seaside, located in the southeastern part of Maine. On the 27th of August, early in the morning we went to my uncle’s car with the entire luggage, prepared to leave and spend a nice, relaxing vacation, far away from the problems of the city. Unfortunately the unpleasant surprises started from the first second of our vacation....   [tags: Summer Vacation Essays] 881 words
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My Summer Vacation in Florida - Have you ever been on a vacation. To me a vacation is a time to be with friends or family. When I think of vacations, I think of packing, the flight or drive, and relaxation. Not only is it very exciting to go on a vacation, but you get closer to the people that go with you. Linda, my best friend's mom had asked me if I would want to go with their family to Florida. When she asked me I thought she was kidding, but when she said, "I need to know because if you are I need to get you a airplane ticket," I knew she was serious....   [tags: Summer Vacation Essays] 1286 words
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My Favorite Summer Vacation - My favorite summer vacation was when my Father took me to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. It was one of the most memorable experiences of my life. What made it even more memorable was the fact that it was my very first time on an airplane. I cannot recall another time in my life when I experienced so much joy. That trip to Universal Studios was the first time my Father and I actually did something together, just the two of us and was something brought me close to my Father. In this essay I will tell you about my plane ride over there, what I did right when I got there, and about my time at Universal Studios....   [tags: Summer Vacation Essays] 900 words
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My Summer Vacation - One of my favorite family traditions is summer vacation. Every summer without fail we go on vacation. For the past ten years we have been going to Disney World with our family friends the Battaglia's, so it has turned into a tradition up until last summer when we broke our florida adventure to go to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. We have been going on vacation with the Battaglia's for so long for a very good reason. It is because everyone gets along. My mom, Mr. Battaglia and Mrs. Battaglia are very good friends....   [tags: Summer Vacation Essays] 432 words
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My Summer Vacation -      A few summers ago, my family and I took a vacation to Niagara Falls, Canada. We had planned this week long vacation for several months in advance. It had been arranged so that we could visit relatives who live in the area.      The morning we were to leave for our trip was very sunny so I woke up a few hours early from the light shining through my window. So, I used this extra time to finish packing my belongings that I had forgotten to pack the night before. We left around 9:30 on a warm, July Monday morning....   [tags: Summer Vacation Essays] 464 words
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My Summer Vacation -      When I was ten years old my Father took me to Universal Studios in Orlando Florida during summer vacation. It is one of the most memorable experiences of my life.      It was my first time on an airplane, so I was a little nervous. It felt like forever while we sat in the plane waiting to take off. Finally, I heard the pilot say “prepare for take off.” I’ll admit I was a little scared, but as the plane lifted off the runway, I was ok.      The plane ride there was three hours long. It was a little bumpy, but other then that, everything went well....   [tags: Summer Vacation Essays] 656 words
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How I Spent My Summer Vacation - How I Spent My Summer Vacation My boyfriend, Greg and I felt it would be a great opportunity to spend some quality time with our friends. We were going on a three day camping trip with long time friends, another couple, Chris and Heather. Chris is the go-with-the-flow type of guy but only if Heather allows him to do so. Heather is a very kind person who looks out for others. She just crosses that line of being concerned to being motherlike. See we spend a lot of time with them, but it's like other people's children, you can go home and leave them, this time we couldn't....   [tags: Summer Vacation Essays] 1107 words
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My Amazing Summer Vacation - “What did you do this summer?” our teacher grinned, as he announced the topic of our first essay this year. Everyone around me groaned in disappointment, but I raised my head, smirked, and realized, for the first time, my summer was extraordinary. As part of a deal my dad made, with my mom, for forgetting her birthday, we spent our summer in Rome. Every emotion was heightened, from getting off the plane to stepping into the taxi; this was the first time our family had stepped on European soil. After we were dropped off at our hotel, we unpacked, freshened up, and looked over our itinerary....   [tags: How I Spent My Summer Vacation]
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Comparing Beach Vacation and City Vacation - Where to go on vacation is a popular conundrum in many households every year. People enjoy going out of town to relieve stress and get away from work for a short time. The beach and the city are both great places to vacation. They are both open anytime of the year. It depends on what you want to accomplish where you should decide to go. I hope the next few paragraphs help you make that tough decision easier. The items you need to bring with you can differ between the beach and the city but it can also be the same....   [tags: compare and contrast] 760 words
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A Family Vacation to Canada - This is the actual story of a trip I took with Smith Family into Canada. The total head count was 19, including myself. The trip took 8 days to complete. We left on Saturday, June 24 at 12:00am and got back on Sunday July 1, around 3:00pm. The great Canadian adventure started at 12 noon on Saturday to pack the bus and truck. The bus is an old school bus with a big rack on top to hold canoes, and screens over all the windows. Inside there are 8 bunks in the back for sleeping. The middle is where the food is kept....   [tags: Summer Vacation Essays] 5559 words
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The Importance of Vacations from Work - A typical day in a businessman’s life involves waking up early, grabbing a coffee, racing to the office, and working long stressful hours. Even once he makes it home that night his work usually comes with him via blackberry. Family time is most likely limited to the weekends. Even then, he might still be busy on his phone or checking his emails. Taking a break from such a life by sitting on the beach or touring the world or even sitting at home can have a major effect on your life. People don’t realize how stressful and damaging life can be without vacations....   [tags: Vacation, relaxation, career,]
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My Vacation to China - While vacationing in China last summer I had the opportunity to visit "The Great Wall". Combined with its technological feat and awesome presence the "Great Wall" could easy be one of mans' most remarkable accomplishments. With its design and texture that stretch for miles it can be an overwhelming experience. Construction of the Great Wall started in the seventh century B.C, it joined the walls to hold off the invaders from the Xiongnu tribes in the north and extended them to more than 5,000 kilometers....   [tags: Summer Vacation Essays] 722 words
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My Requisites for a Dream Vacation - A couple days ago, I read an interesting anecdote. It is all about time, money, and dream vacation. It says “there are at least two impulses in the whole life. One is for love without concerning consequence, and the other is for a travel without delay.” Basically, the main idea of the story is when we are young, we have so such time to spare and full of energy, but not enough money in our pocket so we cannot travel around the world. As we are growing up, we spend more time on working just for money, but less time with our family and all....   [tags: personal reflections] 530 words
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Vacation Rental Villa in Jamaica - Vacation Rental Villa in Jamaica How would you go about finding the perfect Vacation rental Villa in Jamaica. Who would not want to have their very own private getaway in Jamaica. Finding the perfect Vacation rental Villa in Jamaica can make all the difference in the world. Get service like a VIP and Jamaican vacation truly unforgettable. Are you are looking for a change from the standard attention of hotel servers or maybe a decent pool area servers that takes as special interest in keeping you hydrated....   [tags: expense, budget, prices] 623 words
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A Hawaiian Vacation Through dealresults.com - Do you want to see the world for little money. Dealsresults.com offers top-quality vacation packages. At dealsresults you can browse and confirm cruises, flights, hotels, vacation homes or packages. The website is awesome as here you can find the best price unlike sites like Expedia and Orbitz, which do not carry much data on what to look for at travel destinations. Our research here at dealsresults reveals that 68% of our customers think the Hawaiian Islands as the destination for a perfect vacation....   [tags: marketing] 974 words
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Camping: The Best Family Vacation - While growing up for most family vacations my family and I would go camping in the woods. Camping is one of my all time favorite things to do. While camping, I love going on hikes and seeing the beauty of the world around us. I love the fresh air and smell of the pine trees. I love just sitting around a campfire at night, smelling the burning wood, staring at the bright fire with the darkness of the night all around up, looking up and seeing all the beautiful bright stars glowing in the dark night sky....   [tags: Argumentative Essays]
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The Perfect European Vacation - Traveling to a different continent is like traveling to a different world. There are new cultures to be experienced and unfamiliar places to explore. It is necessary to have a basic understanding of the norms in a different country in order to have a smooth and enjoyable vacation. With 725 million people, 50 countries, and 20 official languages, there is much to learn about Europe (Europe). In order to have a perfect European vacation, it is essential to recognize the best time to travel, different methods of transportation, currency conversions, and the best places to visit....   [tags: informative essay]
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Vacation in Orlando, Florida - It's easy to spend too long trying to figure out the best place to spend your next vacation. In fact, spending hours on a computer looking at different options, half of which might not even be attractive to yourself, could be just enough to give yourself a headache. But then think about what you hear about most often, when visiting a theme park within the Continental United States. While famous celebreties proclaiming “I'm going to Disney World!” is indeed just an add campaign paid for by Disney themselves, it easily brings to mind all the memories of famous theme parks you remember....   [tags: informative essay]
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Vacation: Atlanta and Miami - Atlanta and Miami are both amazing places for vacation because they both have great entertainment, culture, and food. Miami and Atlanta are very different because Miami has many more attractions, an amazing nightlife, and beautiful beaches and Atlanta has a small amount of attractions, nice nightlife, and good weather. Atlanta and Miami are both beautiful cities with amazing entertainment. For example, Miami has more of a city lifestyle that expresses entertainment through theaters and clubs. In Atlanta is more of a country lifestyle and they show their entertainment by having festivals and bonfires....   [tags: entertainment, culture, food] 545 words
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Thailand Vacation - Thailand is the most preferred tourist place of many people. You will find there beautiful beaches, seas, glitzy shopping malls, colorful markets and has rich culture. Thailand holidays package is enticing mixture of establishing destination like Hua Hin and Phuket. Thailand appeals to many different travelers, whether they are hippy chic or craving barefoot luxury. Thailand provides you plenty of selections for every budget and taste. Pampering is an art form of this beautiful country and throughout the country spas provide authentic treatments if it is in a 5 star resort or a beach side hut....   [tags: marketing essays] 891 words
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Personal Essay: Vacation and Family Conflict - My family and I are sitting on our front porch just soaking in the peaceful melody of the crickets chirping in the dark of night. Hearing the mellifluous chirp of the crickets is such a lovely feeling that soothes our souls. The silence of this night flashes me back to the summer of June 2009, when my parents decided to go on a family vacation to Bangladesh. At that time, I could remember feeling tremendously happy. As the wind blows softly through my hair, my thoughts shift and I recall the negative experience I encountered with my cousin....   [tags: India, Cousin] 1051 words
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Budgeting For a Family Vacation to Disney World - Disney World is a magical and fun place for a family of four. The sound of excitement filling the air, kids jumping and dancing around waiting to start their day at Disney. But as we know going to Disney is not as easy as it sounds. You need to budget your way to get to Disney World. Saving and planning is your first priority. How are you going to get there and where are you going to stay when you get down to Florida. Most important of all, well to the kids, the Disney Park, and which ones to go to....   [tags: Disney World]
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Our Family Vacation to Sunny California - ... The other two I haven’t met, which is really weird to think about. I’ve seen pictures of them from Christmas cards and on Facebook but I’ve never really talked to them. The second oldest, Laney, is 5 and the youngest, Presley, is 3.On the drive over I listened to music but then my mom tried to get my attention. I took out my headphones and said, “What?” “We were just talking about how school was going for Sean.” “And. What does that have to do with me?” “You’re going to be a senior next year....   [tags: personal narrative] 822 words
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Taking a Vacation - Almost everyone likes to take time out from a world of work and relax once in a while. One way of relaxing that has become popular amongst the people of today’s society is to take a vacation. This action has taken off with the people of today’s society. However, a vacation can mean several different things to several different people. For some people a vacation might be a chance to relax, while to others, a vacation might mean to leave their professional work for a while, only to do another different kind of work....   [tags: relaxing from work] 657 words
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Fatal Encounter After a Nice Vacation - Wide-eyed and relaxed I burst out the front doors reading “Flamingo Hotel: Las Vegas, Nevada” on July 30th, 2011. Warm air flushed my cheeks, leaving them with a Sunkist shade of pink blush. Leaving this desired destination to face the merciless reality ahead of me seemed an impossible task. What should I look forward to. The massive amounts of homework seemingly piled high past that of Mt. Everest, or mounds of laundry stacked to the sky, nagging guests with little to no moral compass dictating my mood, both at work, and through social media, constantly lurking in the midst of a computer, radio, television, or cell phone....   [tags: Accident, Death] 596 words
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My Big, Fat, Greek Vacation - My Big, Fat, Greek Vacation People have been living in Greece for more than 3,000 years. In that time, historical landmarks such as the Theatre of Dionysos, the Parthenon, the Ancient Agora, and the Acropolis have been built. It is the origin of democracy, the Olympic Games, drama, and Western civilization. The country is surrounded in mythology and legends, from Greek gods fighting over villages for power to towns rising out of the sunken, ancient city of Atlantis. One of its largest cities, Athens is Greece’s capital....   [tags: family, culture, streets] 517 words
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Preparing For A Tropical Cruise Vacation - Vacationing to certain tropical destinations might require more than what you think. After making reservations for the Cruise accommodations and flight arrangements you would think the tough part is over. I personally had no idea that going to the Bahamas would require more than valid state identification. I soon realized that I not only had to prepare for my financial needs, wardrobe attire, but also have proper documentation to go on the Cruise. First, you must figure out how much money or what type of credit cards or money can be used at the ports and on the ship....   [tags: Process Essays] 425 words
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Where to Vacation?: Libya vs. United States - Vacation is freedom or release from duty, business, or activity. It is a way to ease one’s mind. Every year millions of people plan vacations miles away from home to get away from reality. But where do most people usually go on vacation. It all depends on the type of vacation one is searching to experience. Libya and the United States both hold many tourist attractions of many sorts. One site holds many historic tourist attractions, and the other has more modern attractions. However, Libya and the United States are quite similar in certain aspects of tourist attractions, such as gorgeous landscapes....   [tags: compare and contrast]
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Figurative Language, Nature and Vacation in The Mountain by Robert Frost - Figurative language, nature and vacation are all apart of Robert Frost poem “The Mountain.” Frost uses numberless similes and metaphors comparing different things throughout the poem. The mountains in the poem are compared to the wall for a sense of protection in this poem. Nature is included in just about all of Frost poems. Nature in this poem is used with the mountains and the lakes. Another theme that is included in this poem is vacation. The speaker is on a trip, that he seems not to enjoy but then at the top of the mountain he finds a fountain that he never sees and now wants to visit....   [tags: shadow, protection, mystery] 725 words
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Disney World: A Family Vacation - Disney World: A Family Vacation Everyone who has ever been to Disney World thinks it’s going to be the vacation of a lifetime but when we went it was the vacation from Hell. My dad is one of those people that Murphy’s Law applies to. That is, if anything is going to go wrong then it is going to go wrong for my dad. My family started on this trip with great expectations. It was going to be our first trip to Disney World and we were all very excited. Everything seemed to be going smoothly that morning....   [tags: Personal Narrative Traveling Essays] 1258 words
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How I Spent My Summer Vacation - Do you know who had a really crazy summer vacation. I did. Everyone should take a family vacation to another Country. The exploration of a different culture makes for life long memories. Last summer, after months of planning our family trip to Mexico the day had arrived. The morning was already hot and I was pacing all around the house double checking that I had packed all the necessities for the week long stay. It was time to load up our belongings and hit the road for a 14 hour drive. Knowing that this drive was going to be so long, I stocked up on dvds and snacks for the 3 little ones to keep them entertained in between their nap sessions....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essay] 543 words
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Vacation In Myrtle Beach - Last summer my friends and I packed up and took a trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The excitement of the strip and the relaxation of the beach allured me to this particular vacation spot. If you are looking for an entertaining and relaxing way to spend the hot days of summer, Myrtle Beach has plenty to offer. Myrtle Beach stretches up the coast of South Carolina and North Carolina. The drive takes approximately six hours from East Tennessee State University. Our trip during the summer made for a great vacation, the temperature stayed between the 80’s and 90’s, perfect sun tanning weather....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing] 954 words
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Assasination Vacation - When the topic comes to presidential assassins, most people will not use the word amusing and assassins in the same sentence; however; Dan Danbom, a reporter for the Rocky Mountain News, proved otherwise and stated that Vowell has succeeded in creating a “humorous” historical context by writing “I can confidently say that Sarah Vowel’s Assassination Vacation is the most amusing book you’ll read this year about presidential assassinations” (Danbom). Sarah Vowel’s purpose of Assassination Vacation is to allow readers to have a look at both sides of history to shed light on the assassins, to reanimate moments lost to history, and to make her book more interesting by using her unique style of wr...   [tags: Book Novel Analysis] 1427 words
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American's Need More Vacation Time - “I really need a vacation!” Is there a more common phrase in the workplace in America today. I’m sure all of us had uttered that phrase at least once in the last 12 months. Americans are so vacation-deprived, then why is it that almost a third of the American working adults are giving up some earned vacation this year, and when they do go on vacation they still do some work by checking in with office communications, according to a Harris Interactive vacation-related poll. The following table below indicates that the U.S....   [tags: Argumentative Essays] 385 words
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The Most Affordable Vacation for a College Student - The Most Affordable Vacation for a College Student In December, my boyfriend is heading to Iraq to fight for his country and for all of us in the United States. We have decided together, that upon his arrival home, we will reward ourselves with a vacation. The question we both had though was where should we take this vacation. We both believe that next year will be a really hard time for both of us, being separated for at least a year. I have decided to take the initiative to research our possible destinations with the most affordable rates....   [tags: Research Papers Travel Essays]
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My Family Vacation - Trying to get out of the winter slump. I decided we would take a vacation in December. The thought of getting away from old man winter had my curiosity going. The mere thought of Florida is sure inviting when the weather here is in the teens and seventy there. Beaches. Amusement parks wow what a great idea. even if it is a twelve-hour drive. As my eye was slowly pulled apart, I came to the conclusion my children were no longer asleep. The sound of are we, are we, are we really in florida, as my youngest daughter is jumping on the bed to help me awake....   [tags: descriptive, narrative] 692 words
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Employees checking email during vacation - Nowthe question is, “Should an employer insist on a typical employee to check his or her e-mail while on vacation?. There are a few different ways to look at this. One way to look at this is to figure out what is considered to be a “typical?employee. Different companies would probably have different views and definitions as to what a typical employee may be. Take a secretary for example. If he or she were to be the typical employee then honestly they should not be expected to check their email while they are on vacation....   [tags: essays research papers] 432 words
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Vacation Gone Awry - I lay asleep in the car crammed between my brother and my sister; I open my eyes just in time to see a sign with half of the lights burnt out that read "State Bridge, Resort, Saloon, Restaurant, and Lodging." By the looks of the sign, I had a feeling that this place was going to be a dump. The word "resort" led me to believe it wasn't that bad. The thought I always kept in the back of my mind was what a Hawke family "vacation" was. We would always spend the least amount of money as we could, and we would leave as soon as possible....   [tags: Descriptive Writing Examples] 1823 words
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Las Vegas is the Best Vacation Spot - Las Vegas is one of the nation's favorite vacation destinations. It's a 24-hour city where gambling is a loved past-time and dreams of striking it rich can come true. But Las Vegas has many attractions and casino action is just one of them. Las Vegas is the best vacation spot because it offers entertainment for the whole family, unique marriages, and plenty of activities for children. Because Las Vegas was usually considered a adult city, visitors in the past have often left children at home....   [tags: persuasive, informative] 518 words
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U.S. Virgin Islands as a Vacation Spot - US Virgin Islands has a lot to offer whatever it is you are looking for. I am sure you can find it there. The US Virgin Islands are my favorite place outside of Philadelphia because of it stunning landscaping, unlimited duty free shopping and outstanding weather. In US Virgin Islands you can enjoys all activities anything from water sports around the island to a short boat trip to St. John?s and St. Croix. You can take advantage of the duty free shopping or enjoy yourself on the beautiful sandy beaches....   [tags: essays research papers, narrative, descriptive] 543 words
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Two U.S. Vacation Hot Spots - In all of my travels across the United States of America, the `hottest' vacation spot hands down is in Key West, Florida and the `coolest' place to travel to is Denali National Park in Denali, Alaska. These vacation destinations are the two most beautiful and most relaxing places in the nation. I personally have experienced a week of enjoyment at both locations and find myself wanting to go back to each of them in the future because I had such a great time. Even though these are both awesome places to spend a week of vacation time, they differ in weather and climate patterns, they each have unique attractions and activities to do, and both vary in travel costs and various other expenses....   [tags: Personal Essays, descriptive, informative] 558 words
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The Resort at Schlitterbahn New Braunfels - Come explore over seventy acres of shared family fun, thrilling adventure, and relaxation. Schlitterbahn New Braunfels, voted the World’s Best Waterpark for 16 years in a row and counting, is nestled along the beautiful banks of the Comal River and features world-famous attractions, epic river adventures, kid’s water playgrounds, and beautiful spots to relax and share a picnic – there is truly something for everyone. Stay just steps away from the fun at The Resort at Schlitterbahn New Braunfels....   [tags: waterpark, vacation] 824 words
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Advertisement: Valley West Realty - Homepage “Home” Meta Description: Valley West Realty offers quality vacation retreats. Call today. With its pristine and lush natural landscape, wide selection of attractions and recreational offers, and abundance of local fairs and festivals, Mountain Home, ID is ideal for anyone seeking a vacation home in an unspoiled rural setting, with the conveniences and entertainment of a well developed and active community. Situated less than an hour’s drive from Boise, ID Mountain Home, ID provides any vacation home owner easy access, and the feeling of escape at the same time....   [tags: Vacation, Home] 1329 words
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My Favourite Vacation Spot is St. Martin - I got dazzled once again by the beauty of St. Martin. St. Martin is undoubted a special place for vacation and one of the most beautiful islands in the world. Among all the places I have visited, it is the most unique. If anybody asks me about a vacation spot, the first thing that comes up in my mind is St. Martin. This is not for it is in my country but for its explicit natural beauty, social environment and the facilities available there. Natural has its own world in St. Martin. The island is about two kilometres long and the deep blue water all around it is outstanding to watch....   [tags: Personal Narrative, place, descriptive] 635 words
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My Favorite Vacation to the Last Frontier, Fairbanks, Alaska - ... That is the good experience of an Alaskan summer. On the other hand, all that summer sun made it difficult when trying to go to sleep. I had to hang a blanket over the window of my room to block out all that wonderful sunlight just so I could go to sleep. At 11 o’clock at night I could still hear the children in the neighborhood outside playing. Even when we left to go fishing at midnight, the sun was low on the horizon, but still visible. On the way to the Yukon River to go fishing, my brother told me that the mosquitos were pretty bad during that time of year....   [tags: fishing, yukon river, mosquitoes] 592 words
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Report on Australian’s Taking Unnecessary Sick Leave - Report on Australian’s Taking Unnecessary Sick Leave 1. Introduction The infamous 'sickie', better known as sick leave, is leave that workers can take when they cannot attend work due to being sick or injured and is crucial so that employees are not forced to choose between caring for their deteriorating health or working to keep gaining income (Scheil-Adlung & Sandner, 2010). Unfortunately, the sickie is being constantly abused by perfectly healthy Australians for a variety of reasons that often don't actually being sick....   [tags: absenteeism, flexibility, vacation]
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We Should Not Change the School Calendar - Do you want to go to school in the summer. I believe we should not change the school calendar because it affects each and every one of you. First, family life is threatened because of year-round schooling. Next, summer vacation proves to be as valuable as school. Finally, test scores have shown little improvement. We should not change the school calendar because it is a threat to family life, summer vacation is as valuable as school, and it has little to no positive influence on test scores. I believe it is important to incorporate family time into our lives....   [tags: family, vacation, test, scores]
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Year Round Schooling Could be a Positive Change - Summer vacation. For most children and teens, the phrase conjures up images of hot, sunny days and vacations with the whole family to far-off places. We all envision lazy afternoons relaxing on the beach, playing in water parks, and going on picnics. But what happens when summer ends and the reality of another year of school sinks in. A large portion of the knowledge gained during the last school year is lost over the long idle months and must be retaught for weeks, which wastes a lot of time that could be spent learning new material....   [tags: Education, schools, summer vacation]
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Should Summer Break Be Changed or Banished? - ... The answer is yes, for some, the weather outside can cause them to feel more stressed than they normally do. They might feel as though they can’t get motivated and they feel that everything which is problematic is ten times more stressful than it might be on a sunny day. If you are one of these people, there are medical conditions which might be causing you to be more sensitive to stress when the weather is poor. Although, people in the USA are not the only ones stressed from the long school year....   [tags: necessary vacation, stress and health]
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The Value of Life in The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell - Imagine if you went on a vacation with a friend and somehow ended up on a jungle island fighting for your life. That’s what happened to Rainsford, the main character in Richard Connell’s thriller, The Most Dangerous Game. During this “vacation” Rainsford learned just how valuable a human life is . The value of life is the main theme in this story, but it is also important in the world around us and in my own personal life. In the story, The Most Dangerous Game, the value of life is shown multiple times....   [tags: vacation, yacht, murder]
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Greed and Sucess in Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller - ... This is about 10% percent less than American workers. This stress that consumes so many people leads to a lower quality of life. Stress is also the number one cause of mental and physical health problems. Even greater than stress, some people actually die from overwork, as there is also term coined for this known as Karōshi in Japanese. Most of these Americans working incedibly overbearing amounts of hours hold white-collar jobs(Schnaber). They work in offices and so the hours they put in are not logged as accurately as someone with a blue collar job who has to log in when they come in and leave....   [tags: americans, vacation time, careers] 1345 words
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The Tropical Island and Smooth White Beaches of St. Kitts and Nevis - St. Kitts and Nevis When you think of a tropical island, you think of smooth white beaches filled with rustling palms and azure blue waves lapping at the shore. St. Kitts is that place. St. Kitts and Nevis is a unique country with rich history, culture and people. Just the Facts St. Kitts and Nevis’s capital city is Basseterre, and its population is about 51 thousand people. St. Kitts and Nevis is located in the Caribbean Sea’s Leeward Islands. The CIA World Fact Book says it is “about one-third of the way from Puerto Rico to Trinidad and Tobago”....   [tags: carribean, christopher columbus, vacation]
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Homer's The Odyssey: A Life's Journey - ... Imagine a beach vacation with warm sand, and the soothing sound of waves crashing on the shore. It’s not like life at home, there no worries or the stress of day-to-day activities. Would you want to leave. People may find this vacation much better than anticipated and not want to return their responsibilities beckoning them at home. Although they wouldn’t be under the spell of something as powerful as the Lotus flower, they still would have a hard time returning home. This is a symbol of wanting what we can’t have; no one can abandon all their responsibilities to frolic at the beach, just as Odysseus’ men can’t abandon their responsibility of being a crew member and contribute to the jou...   [tags: vacation, monster, trust] 598 words
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Renting a Car While On Vacation - When you go on holiday it is good to hire a rental car. Rental car insurance should be included with the hire of the vehicle. It is far better not to take your own vehicle on holiday with you because of the risks of it getting stolen or damaged. Also when you go abroad, certain Countries do not allow you to drive on the same side of the road that you are used to. Therefore, renting a car is a viable option. When you are taking the family on holiday, then it is important to make sure you have a comfortable way of travelling....   [tags: How-To Paper] 575 words
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My Vacation to Costa Rica - ... They are all very good and different tasting. Even the mangos and pineapples taste so much better there. Now that we are back I dislike the ones here. One example of something we tried there was called the miracle fruit. It made anything you ate afterwards that was sour taste sweet and it actually worked. We toured the coffee plantation there as well as the college campus and had more traditional Costa Rican food in the cafeteria there. Finally, in Turriabla we went to a fruit market and an ice cream shop and practiced our Spanish....   [tags: volcano, churches, spanish] 1663 words
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My Hot Family Vacation - A few minutes before we landed at the airport, I looked at the screen in front of me and it showed ‘33°C’. It had been a year since I last experienced that kind of heat and I couldn’t bear it last time, so I wondered how I would cope with the heat this time. As the plane began to slow and turn into terminal, I could hear people around me start to get there belongings together so that they could get off the plane first. People returned the magazines to the rack on the back of the chair in front of them and I turned off my iPod and put it back in my bag....   [tags: essay about myself, Personal Experience, Personal ] 516 words
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The Benefits in Taking a Gap Year Outweigh the Drawbacks - “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference,” said Robert Frost. The choice of a future career is amongst the most important decisions an individual makes in his or her life. Students take gap years after graduating from high school and before entering college . While it has been a longtime tradition for high school graduates in Europe to take an escape from education, this practice is becoming a popular and accepted custom in the United States....   [tags: improve resumes, vacation from academics] 1375 words
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The Dead Body: A Fictional Narrative - ... “Lucy, go and pick what bedroom you want it doesn’t help to sit and sulk” yes sir I thought to myself. I walk up the spiral wooden staircase, I step into the hallway of the upstairs, and its carpeted flooring was soft under my feet like a silk blanket. Straight ahead of me was living room with a vintage couch, to the left was a master bedroom with the master bathroom, to the right was a hallway bathroom and a rather large room. The room had a queen sized bed, with a wooden dresser stuck in the corner with a closet that smelt like mothballs....   [tags: mom, vacation, dead, body, yelling] 1147 words
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The Christmas Vacation - It was getting late so I decided to head off home. Picking up my bag, I said my goodbyes to my friends, thanked the bride & groom for putting on such a wonderful wedding reception & exited the church hall. I thought I’d try to travel to Trenton station in a taxi, despite the time. Some taxi drivers will do anything to make a few dollars even if it means staying up until 3am. I wasn’t under the influence too much but I didn’t have my car with me. After waiting for nearly 15 minutes I finally managed to flag down a taxi....   [tags: narrative, descriptive] 1171 words
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Case Study: Parrot Heads Unite - ... He started a local Parrot Head club for individuals who enjoyed Jimmy Buffett music, but it was not only about the music. Nickerson was inspired by Jimmy Buffet’s charitable work. The start of the first Parrot Head club was also the start of the incredible charitable work the now international organization is recognized for. This referent power which Jimmy Buffett has continued to grow, as did the number of clubs throughout the United States. The PHIP reports club membership averages at 150 members, which “an average age range between the mid-twenties and mid-fifties” (Nickerson, 2014)....   [tags: vacation destinations, casinos, jimmy buffet fun]
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Essay About Family: The Family Road Trip - My Sister, Niece and Nephew have taken it upon themselves to drive across the country this summer (my brother-in-law has signed on to assorted portions of this summer sized junket).niece and baby gator That desire to put a car on the road and aim it along a cardinal point is a peculiar - I'd like to say uniquely American - trait but it isn't just an American taste. It's pan cultural, like recipes for bread or dough fried in oil; An insight of my brother-in-law Al - we live in a world united not by love of justice beauty or freedom, but by variations of the doughnut....   [tags: The Family Vacation] 645 words
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Contaminated Beaches and Pollution - People from all over the world go to beautiful beaches that are filled with water as clear as ice or as beautiful as diamonds. But, what will happen if we do not conserve the appealing sites that draw attraction to the public. Contaminated beaches has become a controversial issue to the public because of the causal problem, the harm to the people and marine animals, the government agencies supporting or opposing pollution, and the industries involved in creating such unlawful decisions. To create and find a solution, we must first find the core to the problem....   [tags: Issue, Vacation, Animals] 1234 words
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Red Lodge, Montana - Red Lodge, Montana It is an American tradition to travel about the country on vacations spanning from a few days to a few months. A few examples of popular locations traveled by millions of tourists each year include major cities, national monuments, ski resorts, theme parks, and national parks. These popular travel destinations are constantly flourishing with new and returning visitors looking to take a break and relax. In particular, the tourists traveling to national monuments, ski resorts, and national parks are most likely to encounter tourist towns....   [tags: Tourism Traveling Vacation Essays]
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My Trip to the Philippines - My Trip to the Philippines In September 1989, when I was 11 year old, I came to Philippines during my short vacation. My father brought the whole family, also my cousin Jimmy. We spent 5 days in the Philippines. During these five days, I realized that there were many differences between Taiwan and the Philippines. The most difference was culture. People's language, behavior and also they are happy go lucky. The first problem I faced was the language problem. Philippine was ruled by Spanish long time ago....   [tags: Philippines Vacation Personal Narrative Essays] 471 words
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The Great Impact of the Great Smoky Mountains - Every year, over nine million hikers and adventure seekers travel to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park making it the most visited national park in the United States. There are abundant reasons for this, but many popular reasons include over 150 hiking trails extending over 850 miles, a large portion of the Appalachian Trail, sightseeing, fishing, horseback riding, and bicycling. The park houses roughly ten thousand species of plants and animals with an estimated 90,000 undocumented species likely possible to be present....   [tags: Vacation Destinations]
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One Week of Vacation, Two weeks of Deathly Illness, And Four Months of Reincarnation - ... Then we left from snowmobiling and went back to the hotel. The next morning was Christmas and was snow in so we stand in and met everyone that was there. We met few people from Poland, Iceland, and Egypt. During that time we were dinning with them. We talk about each person nationality and learn more about each of them. That night we pack up early since we had two days left there. The next day we spent taking photos of me for my senior portraits and viewing different places. Darkness failed and it was our last night there....   [tags: bacteria, hospital, blood] 833 words
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Ten Dream Destination Vacations - If you are tired of the cliché beach vacation or feeling lackluster about camping out in the woods, these unusual places around the world will inspire you to look at your upcoming vacation time with a whole new set of eyes. More people are turning away from lazy days spent on white sand in favor of more active and adventurous vacations; whether it be in their own backyard or jaunting off on the other side of the globe. 10. Leshan Giant Buddha Found in Sichuan, China, it is one of the largest depictions of Buddha in the world standing over 233 feet tall....   [tags: adventure, wonders, excursions] 1452 words
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Unique Vacations - Sometimes you need a change from road trips, theme parks and all-inclusive resorts. And sometimes you just want to get away from it all. Quite simply, you want to visit a place that not only is a refreshing change, but also offers a unique experience that is exclusive to only you. Well, look no further—pick from one of the vacation options listed below and start planning your next vacation. Working Ranch Cowboy Vacation aced by the forested peaks of the storied Black Hills, Rapid City lies at the heart of the Montana Bunkhouses Working Ranch Vacations are located in the close-knit community of Livingston, Montana....   [tags: informative essay] 853 words
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A Comparison of Vacations - A Comparison of Vacations Summer and vacations are synonymous, especially with my family. Does Chevy Chase and summer vacation ring a bell. With a family of six, anything is possible. There are two types of excursions that we take every year. I refer to one as my family vacation and the other as my family trip. My family vacation to the beach is an annual event, but my family trip destination is always different. This past summer my family and I went to Wyoming. Both experiences were the highlights of my summer but for very different reasons....   [tags: Compare Contrast Comparing] 1130 words
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Gilligan’s Island - Gilligan’s Island No inhabitants, a major tourists spot, a clear blue ocean, but no sign of the Professor, the Skipper, or Mary Ann. Can you guess where this is. You got it. Gilligan’s Island located in the beautiful South Atlantic Ocean. During Spring Break of 2003, my best friend, Danielle, and I took a flight to Orlando, Florida, a car to Fort Lauderdale, and a cruise through the Bahamas that had beautiful subtropical weather. For one day out of four during the cruise, we were able to chose what we wanted to do whether it was snorkeling, shopping, or taking an off land excursion to Gilligan’s Island....   [tags: Personal Narrative Vacation Traveling Essays]
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The Goals of Summer - When May comes for most kids only one thing is on their mind. Summer break. As they finish up their school the kids prepare for long lazy afternoons, swimming, and just being kids. They don’t need to worry about a paper that needs to be done or math homework. Instead they can just sit back and relax. I like many other kids however think of experience and worthwhile experiences when it comes to my summer break. While I certainly don’t want to leave out relaxing besides the beach, a summer break can give me experiences I couldn’t otherwise have such as practicing a new skill....   [tags: summer vacation, summer break] 419 words
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Italia - Italia This trip started out in the usual frantic last minute preparation that is customary to me. I ran around Wal-Mart buying travel shampoo and extra film before rushing home to pack less than twelve hours before leaving. However, not all the planning for this trip was last minute. In fact, this was a trip that had been planned out for a good six months before leaving. After finishing my last final for the spring semester, I am heading out on a plane with my parents and three of their best friends to take on Italy for two weeks....   [tags: Italy Vacation Tourism Papers] 2409 words
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Take a Gap Year - “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore,” said Andre Guid (Good Reads). A gap year, by definition, is a year that one spends traveling, working, etc., before continuing one’s studies. Studies have actually shown that students who take a gap year have had higher GPAs than what was predicted for them from their high school grades (Fox Business). Students can use a gap year to gain independence and confidence, learn of new career opportunities, and really find themselves while gaining new and exciting experiences....   [tags: break, vacation, travel, work, career, education]
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Hawaii - Hawaii I stepped out of the flight gate at the Honolulu airport, and into another world. This world was strange, yet somehow familiar. There was the Starbucks, and the frazzled travelers, but to my left were huge open-air panorama windows. These did not look out onto grey pavement, and unruly Colorado skies, but into a lush forest of palm trees and tropical scents. The moisture of the air clung to my cheeks, and made my already thick hair seem much thicker. But the awe slipped away, as I struggled to find the baggage claim....   [tags: Personal Narrative Traveling Vacation Essays] 1581 words
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The Island of Bora Bora - Famous for its over-the-water bungalow, Bora Bora is the best island to visit for a relaxing vacation. The beautiful island’s white sandy beach and warm, blue lagoon are such wonderful attractions that Bora Bora is also known as the romantic island for many tourists. Visit Bora Bora and experience the beautiful scenery of this island. Background: Bora Bora is a volcanic island that is in the Leeward Island group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia. The Leeward Island group contains 9 islands, including Bora Bora itself....   [tags: destinations for relaxing vacations]
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Rucksack Rendezvous - Rucksack Rendezvous Introduction "Deep in the jungle where the mighty tiger lie, Bill and his elephants were taken by surprise." -The Beatles For many people this is the image that is conjured up when one speaks of third world travel and many times it is this way because of lack of knowledge or lack of resources about the country in question. It is also possible that the person may not have had the chance to study the country and therefore does not clearly understand what goes on there....   [tags: Traveling Travel World Vacation Essays]
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A Trip to Spain - Throughout life, many of us have had an opportunity to visit different places, so memorable that we cannot avoid sharing the experience with our friends and family members. During holidays, family members or groups of people would always want to go on vacations but unfortunately, they simply have no idea on how to plan for their vacations. This is a plan for a vocational trip of 25 people to Spain. It includes places to visit and accommodation during the vacation. Day of Arrival Taking a British Airways economy class flight from New York to Spain costs roughly $ 870....   [tags: vacations, wine, tourism, accomodation]
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A Trip to Paradise - A Trip to Paradise If I had no limits as to how much I could spend on a vacation, I would take a trip to different cities in Mexico. My dads side of the family is Latino and many of my relatives live in Mexico. My month long trip would consist of a variety of cities I have visited before and others that I would be visiting for the first time. I would take advantage of Mexicos rich culture by participating in the peoples customs and getting as much experience as possible. The trip would be very meaningful because my heritage is something that I am very proud of and passionate about....   [tags: Vacations Travel Essays] 1128 words
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