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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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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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]

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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]

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Personal Narrative : Vacation Of A Lifetime

- Vacation of a Lifetime Like Rose on the Titanic picture yourself flying into the sunset abroad a cruise ship on the vacation of a lifetime. A cruise vacations can more affordable than you think. Even though land base vacations can be achieved on a budget, a cruise vacation are cost effective because of the world class entertainment. The customer service that you receive is some of the best in the hospitality industry. Also, your accommodations, meals, snacks, use of the ship’s facilities and onboard activities/entertainment are all include....   [tags: Cruise ship, Ship, Cruise line]

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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]

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The Best Vacation Of My Life

- The best vacation of my life According to the Psychological Association, chronic stress is linked to six leading causes of death. Of all yearly physician office visits seventy five percent are stress related aliments and complaints. That number should put everyone head over heals when it comes to how we view our lives. For most people all the stress from long hours in work for weeks on end can be undone with a vacation. Vacations not only benefit ones mind but also improve how we perceive certain life events because when one travels outside of his or her routine they are exposed to new experiences....   [tags: Las Vegas Strip, Hotel, San Francisco]

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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]

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Family Tradition : A Summer Vacation

- Our imperative family tradition was a summer vacation. Completely neglecting any responsibilities for a week, vacations were the perfect excuse. Fostering an environment for bonding, our annual vacations helped in creating lifelong memories. According to a Disney Time Survey conducted by Kelton, 82% of time on vacation is considered family time. This finding is evident, especially in one of my recent vacations. The months preceding and following this specific family trip, were filled with various milestones which prohibited much bonding: my mother’s diagnosis of Lung Cancer, my older sister’s wedding day, and my senior year preparation....   [tags: Sibling, Family, Mother, Summer]

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My Vacation For The Emergency Room

- Growing up, I would be spoiled with a vacation with my mom, and a vacation with my dad every summer. This was one of the few perks that came with being from a broken family. With my mom we would travel to different states and experience new things, and with my dad we would go camping and do outdoor activities. Unfortunately, one particular vacation granted me a one way ticket to the emergency room. From that experience, I learned to be careful and not fall into peer pressure. One scorching, June afternoon when I was 13 years old, I was sitting in the living room at my dad’s house while everyone else was outside....   [tags: Family, Father, Learning, Mother]

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Benefits Of Taking A Vacation

- There are thousands of things I love, but vacation is on the number one list. Many times over the years I have taken vacation time; It was only a while back, when I realized how amaz-ing, and the great value it gives the sole and body. There have been times when I felt not wanting to leave my work, whether it’s financial problems or among other things. Other times I thought my work was at a decisive juncture and it wouldn 't get accomplished without me. All profession-als or employees know that the money does not just make itself unless they are there to make sure everything is going according to their policy....   [tags: Personal life, Leisure, Holiday, Quality time]

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The Second Section Of Assassination Vacation

- The second section of Assassination Vacation, is dedicated to the assassination of President Garfield. Garfield’s death was quite different from Lincoln’s, after his July second shooting Garfield lived for two and a half months before blood poisoning killed him on September 19th. During this time, Garfield remained in a vegetative state, but to the public it was a popular subject. Citizens constantly checked newspapers for updates about the president’s condition, which Vowell compares to that of modern day societies reaction to the NBA Finals or the Academy Awards ceremony....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt]

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Taking A Spur Of The Moment Vacation

- Taking a spur-of-the-moment vacation can sometimes turn out to be the best kind. No planning for weeks or months to make sure everything has a time to be done, just deciding to get up and go. I think it is great just to decide that next week, were going to South Carolina and that’s exactly what I did with my fiancé. Over Christmas break we decided we wanted to go somewhere. We agreed to drive the ten hours and visit all my family in South Carolina. He had never met them and all they have had is stories they’ve heard about him....   [tags: Family, English-language films, Cousin]

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My Vacation At The Beach

- Taking a walk at the beach with the sun rising, and the warm climate has to be one of the best settings for vacation. Unfortally, that’s not my vacation. My vacation usually consist of going to Mexico by car during the processes of three days and then having to share two bathrooms with your parents, three brothers, and like seven other people that are forced to stay at your father’s vacation home because they don’t have anywhere to go. Overall, it’s not that bad since my dad’s house is pretty big and every family gets their own room, but it’s a different story when they all refuse to cooperate....   [tags: Sociology, Family, Conflict theory, Shower]

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My Vacation At Goa Beach

- Throughout someone’s life they will go to many places with their family, friends, another relatives. I have been on a few vacations that have made a lasting impact on my life. But one of the most memorable vacations I have experienced was with my cousins. I went to goa beach. Most of you probably don’t know about that beach but it is a very famous one in south India. I enjoyed myself to the fullest. The beach environment was enlightening. I would not have wanted to take this trip with anyone other than my cousins....   [tags: Water, Ocean, English-language films, Coast]

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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]

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My Vacation At Willow Lake

- I have not had many meaningful moments with nature, even though I have many encounters with it. But the encounter that is the most prevalent in my mind is my vacation at Willow Lake, Minnesota. Here I had encounters with nature on the water, out bike riding, and watching a storm come in the distance. When we took our vacation to Minnesota, we spent most of our time out on the water. Part of the reason for this is the amount of fishing that gets done up there, but another is the water skiing that goes on daily....   [tags: Precipitation, Water, Rain, Hail]

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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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Descriptive Essay - Fun Vacation

- Fun Vacation. Check. Clothes. Check. School supplies. Check. It seemed like everything was falling into place and ready for move in day except for one thing, me. Mentally, I was not prepared to leave the comfort of my home and replace it with an eleven by twelve foot dorm. I was definitely not ready to leave the delicious home meals that would aromatize the house everyday, nor was I equipped with any proper tools to leave my most precious gem behind, my youngest sister. My youngest sister always motivates me to do the best that I can so, leaving her behind was going to be really tough....   [tags: Father, Mother, 2004 albums, Anxiety]

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Staying Home For Your Vacation

- This year forget about staying home for your vacation. Come down to Paris with your family and have the best time of your life. Visit our beautiful museums, iconic skyscrapers and enjoy our excellent cuisine. There are hundreds of fantastic, highly recommended restaurants, the only hard decision you’ll be making on this trip is where to eat each night. These are just a factor of thousands of things your family can enjoy this beautiful city. So this year forget about staying home on the couch watching Netflix, book your family a trip to paradise....   [tags: Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci, Paris, Louvre]

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Descriptive Essay - Summer Vacation

- Summer Vacation After graduating high school my friends Kenadee, MaryKaitLyn, Madison, and I had planned a trip to go to Panama City Beach. The only way our parents would allow us to go is if they went with us; Kenadee and Mary’s moms went and promised us it would be like they wasn’t even there, but to save money we all stayed in the same room. We knew it was going to be crowded because a lot of other graduates would there too, Panama is like party central. None of us had ever been to a legit party so we promised ourselves we would do something fun and exciting but nothing completely stupid....   [tags: Graduation, High school, Party, Hotel]

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Summer Vacation - Original Writing

- My bravest moment that I could remember is when I saved my mom from being attacked by a pit bull named, Hulk. The incident all took place on summer vacation, in my hometown in Oakland, California. For one second I figured I that I could finally enjoy living the “California dream,” but it was not what I expected at all. On that day I remember that we were hosting a family reunion from my mother’s side. It was a perfect day where all of our family would come together and enjoy each others presence in one whole....   [tags: Family, English-language films, Thought]

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Summer Vacation - Original Writing

- Most people have fantastic experiences during their summer vacation; I was not so lucky. While everyone was at the beach or hanging out with friends, I was home alone. It was baseball season, and I decided not to go to my brother’s game. I sat down at the computer and started playing games, unaware of what was going on around me. My game froze abruptly, forcing me to look outside. There was a storm. It looked like it was nighttime. The sky was so dark and cloudy; the wind was whipping the branches....   [tags: English-language films, Wind, Thought, Bathroom]

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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]

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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]

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Vacation Sites Between The Beach And The Mountains

- Vacation Sites Between The Beach and The Mountains When choosing the perfect vacation to go on with the family, keep the beach and the mountains in mind. They are both great places, but they have a lot of differences and similarities within the two. The beach is for more of people that likes the sun and don’t mind being around a lot of people. The mountains are for more of people that like the calmer life and likes heights. In general, people like the beach over the mountains. The beach and the mountains are both great places when it comes to vacation sites , but generally people choose the beach over the mountains because of the places to stay, the beautiful weather, and the many choices...   [tags: English-language films, Sun, American films]

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Vacation Rentals : A New Source Of Income

- Vacation Rentals Market in China: Vacation rental websites are growing in popularity among travelers all over the world as they seek out cheaper alternatives to hotels. Property owners also gain a new source of income. The Chinese vacation rental market is in its infancy relative to other developed markets such as US. However, the Chinese market is crowded for this crowd-sourced short-term lodging in citizens ' homes and apartments as more than 10 rental websites already operating in the region....   [tags: Renting, Property, People's Republic of China]

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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]

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My Experience At Virginia Beach Vacation

- The first thing I heard was Virginia Beach vacation, and then in excitement I ran and got my stuff and started to pack. The part I was most excited about was that the hotel is a beachfront hotel room.I was so excited because I love the beach and I really wanted to go back to the beachfront hotel and stay there. I went there when I was in second grade. I have gotten to go there a few times since second grade, but I did not get to stay there overnight. I do not remember much, but what I remember is that I had a lot of fun, got to see a beautiful sunset, and got to play in the beach for a long time, and then I have to roam Boardwalk and go shopping with my family....   [tags: English-language films, Beach, Hotel, Hotels]

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Puerto Rican Is An Ideal Place For A Vacation

- Being Puerto Rican means a lot to me. It means having an enriched heritage. We have a diverse ethnic background and this makes us unique. I am very proud of the struggle, we as Puerto Ricans have had to overcome. When I sit at my grandmother’s dining room table, eating white rice with beans and chuletas with a Malta to drink, I reflect on how glad I am to be a Puerto Rican because we eat so well. Puerto Ricans are well known for being friendly, respectful and for their warm hospitality. Being Puerto Rican means more to me than just food but that’s where it all begins sitting at a table surrounded by loving, funny, loud family members....   [tags: Puerto Rico, United States, Culture, U.S. state]

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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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My Family Vacation - Original Writing

- Typically when you hear about family vacations, you hear stories of laughter and family bonding. However, my experience was not as such. My family vacation was of horror and tragedy. The story begins, in the summer of 2013, when my family, friend, and I decided to go to Sarasota, Florida for a vacation. We had planned on spending five days in Florida and then to take a trip on a cruise for three days. The smell of morning air seemed to carry an aroma of clean linen as the sunrise glinted off of the dew and the greenery warmth of the day....   [tags: Mother, Father, Family]

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Disney World Is The Ultimate Vacation Destination

- Walt Disney World Resorts is the ultimate vacation destination. With four theme parks, two water parks, a downtown shopping district, a plethora of resort hotels and more, it has plenty to offer its diverse guests. I visit Walt Disney World at least once a year, and sometimes more if I am able to. With every visit, the more things I find to love about it. I absolutely love the atmosphere, the riveting attractions, the stores, restaurants, and everything else. Personally, Walt Disney world never loses its magic....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company]

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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]

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My Last Day Of My Vacation

- It was my last day of my summer vacation in my original home Mexico, I stared at my room, remembering the nights I spend talking to my friends over the phone or the slumber parties I used to have with my relatives where we watched movies and we ate fresh popcorn and different kinds of chips. My younger sister Ema insisted on sleeping in the same bed with me. She missed me as much as I missed her; she was the principal reason I came to Mexico, to celebrate her fourth birthday with the majority of my family....   [tags: Coffee, Starbucks, Espresso, Sleep]

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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]

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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]

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My Vacation At My High School

- This year, forget about staying home for your vacation. Come down to Paris with your family and have the best time of your life. Visit our beautiful museums, iconic skyscrapers and enjoy our excellent cuisine. There are hundreds of fantastic, highly recommended restaurants, the only hard decision you’ll be making on this trip is where to eat each night. These are just a factor of thousands of things your family can enjoy this beautiful city. So this year, forget about staying home on the couch watching Netflix, book your family a trip to paradise....   [tags: Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci, Paris, Louvre]

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My First Day Of Summer Vacation

- The phone rang from the other side of the room; I ran to the sound of it, thinking it was my mom calling to see how my first day of summer vacation was going. I was about to be a sophomore in high school. I picked up the home phone and said, “hello?” Instantly when I heard the voice on the other end, my stomach dropped. Sweat began to build on my pale forehead. While on the phone I ran into my old sister’s room to wake her from her nap. She was a typical senior in high school that slept all day....   [tags: Family, Parent, Thought, Mobile phone]

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My Most Memorable Family Vacation

- My most memorable family vacation took place two years ago. We went to Corsica, a French island situated in the south of France right next to Italy. I remembered waking up early excited to visit this new land. Used to take long flights, I was surprised to arrive to the destination after a one-hour flight. Even though the flight was short for me, it was stressful for my mom, she has never felt secured in a plane, probably due to the fact that she is afraid of height. When finally arrived at the destination, the dry and warm weather was there to welcome us....   [tags: English-language films, Father, Family, Ocean]

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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]

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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]

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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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Summer Vacation : An Integral Part Of American Culture

- Summer vacation is legendary. An integral part of American culture, it is loved by students and loathed by parents. Its influence stretches as far as the economy and media of the country. Nevertheless, such a famed part of American educational customs is unnecessary and even detrimental to students. Its institution hinders learning and it can have a damaging effect on the families and students involved. Summer vacation and the resulting school schedule require parents to schedule their jobs around their children’s vacation....   [tags: High school, School, Education, Year-round school]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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An Extraordinary Vacation From Vietnam ( Draft V4 )

- An Extraordinary Vacation in Vietnam (Draft V4) Slowly opening my dreaded eyes and blinking rapidly to shake off my state of unconsciousness, I peek outside of the airplane window to see where we were at. Scanning with my eyes to the top view, I could see the beautiful white miniscule stars that shines across the sky. Shifting my eyes down to the bottom, I glimpse at the vast amount of city lights that springs across the land. As I brainlessly stare through the window of the plane, I felt a slight bump on my shoulder....   [tags: Ho Chi Minh, Ho Chi Minh City, Sleep, Vietnam]

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My Vacation At Ho Chi Minh City

- On Wednesday morning of July 19, 1989, it was just an average day. I woke up at 3:45 a.m., stretched, and cooked my wife and I some breakfast. The usual, scrambled eggs and toast. Today we were heading off for our vacation to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. We prepared for this vacation for months. We were excited to finally be back with our immediate family members. We began to stack our luggage into her son’s vehicle. He was going to drive us to the SUX airport. The sun has not even appeared, and my wife and I were heading off for two months of unforgettable fun....   [tags: Ho Chi Minh, Ho Chi Minh City, Chicago, Iowa]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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My Family Vacation - Original Writing

- Aileana 2002 As families go, mine was what I thought of as normal – whatever that may mean. We always took our summer family vacations in Durness in the Northwestern Highlands of Scotland. My Seanmhair on my father’s side lives in a converted crofter cottage on the edge of the cliffs above the sea. The cottage is made of the same stone as the low walls near the cottage. I always loved going back each year to my father’s childhood home. The Highlands of Scotland were more than just the 5,333 miles from my home in Woodland Hills a suburb of Los Angeles, California....   [tags: Sibling, Family, Durness, Scottish Highlands]

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Conversation Within This Transcript Jumped From Kiona 's Vacation

- The topics of conversation within this transcript jumped from Kiona’s vacation (seen in lines 2 to 25), to Florida and California’s water issues (seen in line 27 to 28), back to Kiona’s vacation (seen in line 29 to 32) and finished off with the San Andreas Fault/Earthquakes (seen in line 32 to 56). The initial topic of conversation was suggested by Corina (seen in line 2) in order to get the conversation started. There was no topic dropped due to embarrassment, however; there was a moment mentioned before in this analysis in which we went back to a topic....   [tags: Metropolitana di Napoli, Madrid Metro]

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Why Su Pallosu Beach Of Sardinia Is Ideal Vacation For Cat Lovers?

- Why Su Pallosu beach of Sardinia is ideal vacation for cat lovers. Description: Su Pallosu town has no shops and hotels but carry almost every breed of cat. Owing to the variety of cats, it is being awarded the ‘Certificate of Excellence’. So, looking for sandy beaches, sea, sun and kitties. Su Pallosu beach in Sardinia, featuring sandy beaches, unspoiled rocks, flamingos all around, aquamarine water and seagulls, is an ideal destination for cat lovers. This beach, Su Pallosu, is totally undisturbed as you do not find hotels, shops and too many tourists....   [tags: Cat, Cats, Felidae, Cat lady]

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My Favourite Vacation And Intergrade Material I Have Learned

- Ras Al Khaimah, one of seven beautiful Emirates located in the northernmost part of the United Arab Emirates. Throughout this paper I will be talking about my favourite vacation and intergrade material I have learned throughout my intro to tourism course. Throughout my life I have been very fortunate to travel around the globe and experience beautiful and raw cultures this world has to offer. Through my teenage life, I grew up in Dubai, an Emirate that is growing rapidly and highly recognised when discerning the tourism industry....   [tags: United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Dubai]

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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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