Category Archives: Vacation and Travel

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Visiting Puerto Rico

I recently came back from a trip to Puerto Rico (PR) and it was so much fun! I spent time with family, went to see historical places, and went to a Quinceañera! A Quinceañera is a party celebrating a girl’s 15th birthday and her transition into…

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Enjoying the Summer

It’s the end of the school year and I just finished all of my finals! I really liked my sophomore year. Even though it had a lot of ups and downs, it was a great experience. This is my first summer working with the Center…

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A Family Divided Between Countries

Hey guys, I just got back from the Dominican Republic. I was there for a month and it didn’t seem like I was there long enough. I had an amazing vacation – spending time with family and friends, going out, etc. Having my family divided…


An American In Spain

Traveling is such an amazing way to experience different cultures, and in the process, you begin to think of your own culture differently. For example, I consider myself a laid back person. I know Americans are often thought of as being uptight, and very work oriented, but I never saw myself that way… until…

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Studying Abroad

I recently spent 5 months in Spain studying at Suffolk University’s Madrid campus, and I can’t stop talking about it. Study abroad programs have become more prevalent in America, being offered and encouraged by many college/university programs (and through some high schools). These programs are…

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I Love My Culture!

This morning an old memory came to mind. When I was young – maybe six or seven, I got mad every time someone told me I was Dominican. I used to say I was born in America not the Dominican Republic, so I’m American, not Dominican….

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February Break: Boston Style

I’m pretty sure that all Boston public school kids are excited to be on vacation this week. They get to stay up really late and not worry about waking up early the next morning to go to school. They also get to do whatever they…


Up, Up, & Away!

I love traveling because I think it’s so much fun. You always see new things, meet new people, and experience things. My parents are Dominican, so I visit the Dominican Republic about once a year, and at least every two years. Even though I have…