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The Beach

The beach is on eof my favorite places on planet earth, many memories have been made there whether that be with friends, family, and other random people that I have met at the beach. , Newport Beach EP

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Basketball Court

One of my favorite places to go is the basketball court, whether that be in the gym or at the park, playing a pick up game with your friends or randoms is always a great experience. Not only can you improve your basketball skills, you are also staying fit and healthy., Crypto Arena EP

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Treasure Island Beach, Laguna, CA

Treasure Island Beach in Laguna, CA was the first beach I ever visited and it's remained my absolute favorite. I love it because although it's a very populated beach, all visitors make sure to keep it clean and maintain the light blue waters. I've also had multiple encounters with aquatic animals at this beach like seals sitting on the huge rocks, dolphins diving in and out of the water futher into the horizon, and surprisingly even bunnies. -Melanie C

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Mykonos, Greece

I traveled to all of the Greek islands in May of 2023 but I fell in love with Mykonos. The atmosphere as I wondered the white cobblestone streets looking for the best places to shop and the best places to get gelato was so comforting. Every local was kind to tourists and the amount of bright colored buildings made it feel like I had stepped away from reality. This is the first Greek island I visited and nothing will ever top my first chicken gyro that I had at Sakis Souvlaki. -Melanie C

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Murren, Switzerland

My dream vacation destination is Murren, Switzerland. It is a mountain village that absolutely stuns during the summer season. The grassy, flower-coated terrain and quaint cream-colored houses make it look like an absolute dream to look out to. I would love to be surrounded by nature, have beautiful sights to walk through, eat deliscious food, and be able to sleep with no traffic noise, since it's a car free village. -Melanie C


Favorite Place 1

In Paris, the Louvre provided a comprehensive glimpse into centuries of art history, showcasing a diverse collection of masterpieces. The Eiffel Tower, an iconic architectural landmark, illuminated the city skyline, contributing to a culturally enriching experience that highlighted Paris's global significance in the realms of art and history. Paris -RK


Favorite Place 2

In Venice, navigating the waterways and exploring the streets revealed a blend of historic elements. St. Mark's Square and the Venetian architecture were part of the city's unremarkable historical landscape. Venice -RK

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Traveling through the Swiss Alps was calm and beautiful. The tall snowy peaks and winding trails created a peaceful atmosphere, making it easy to enjoy the simple yet stunning landscape of the region. Swiss Alps -RK

Mount Everest

Mount Everest

Mount Qomolangma is the main peak of the Himalayas, the highest mountain in the world, with magnificent snow-capped mountains and winding roads.-Ao L

Australia's Gold Coast

Australia's Gold Coast

Australia's Gold Coast is one of the most famous beaches in the world. There are more than 200 beaches here, with beautiful sandy beaches, clear waters and a vibrant city.-Ao L

Quebec, Canada

Quebec, Canada

In the golden autumn of October in Quebec, Canada, it is suitable to enjoy the autumn, and the maple leaves on both sides of the "Maple Leaf Avenue" gradually began to wear red makeup, and the entire area was dyed into brilliant colors by maple leaves.-Ao L

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Xel-Há Park

One of my all time favorite places I've been to is Xel-Há Park. I went here during my trip to Cancun, Mexico years back. Not only is Xel-Há a waterpark, but it is an ecotourism development that is so incredibly fun. You can snorkel and scuba dive in rivers, canals, and hidden bays with so many fish and aquatic wildlife. I remember having the absolute time of my life and having to be dragged out of the water at the end of the day. The snorkeling experience I had here was something I'll never forget.-7M

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Anchorage, Alaska

Another of my favorite places I've been is Anchorage, Alaska. The national parks and scenic nature parks in this city are incredible. A perfect example is Chugach Parl that has many outdoor acitivities and wildlife viewing. The Chugach mountains are incredible and have many wonderful views, as do many of the mountains in Anchorage. It is a great place to connect with nature and go have some old fashion outdoorsy fun, and not just in Big Bear.-7M

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Waialea Beach

I have always found the most relaxation and excitement at the beach, which is why another one of my favorite places is Waialea Beach in Kihea, Hawaii. It is a somewhat quaint but beautiful beach, on the island of Hawaii after driving around seeing nothing but dry grass my family found this beach and it made my day. This lovely little beach has the perfect temperature water and so many shady spots to cool off from the sun. Once I get the money, I will definitely be returning.-7M

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Cappadocia, Turkey

In Cappadocia, Turkey it is popular for a number of hot air balloons to be flying overhead. There, tours are offered to showcase the city's unique and breathtaking views of the sunrise over an ancient landscape to travelers from all over. I would like to be able to experience not only a hot air balloon ride, but also being able to view that scene. -CMJ

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Tokyo, Japan: Sensoji Temple

The Sensoji Temple in Tokyo, Japan. is the oldest Temple in the city and carries a great significance. I especially would like to visit here to see the scene during cherry blossom season, which represents life and death and bring a sense of vitality and vibrance that I feel would be special to see. -CMJ

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Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand. The Grand Palace is located here and would be an incredible sight to see as it was home to the King and the Emerald Buddha. The Wat Traimit is also located in Bangkok and is not only the largest golden Buddha in the world, but the largest golden statue in the world at five and a half tons of gold (about 12,000 ppounds). -CMJ

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Downtown Seattle

One of my favorite places is Seattle, Washington. I have visted it before and it is always fresha and cold all year long. There is no heat. I love nature and it shows its beauty 30 minutes outside of the city. -Caren H

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One place that I want to vist is the Neatherlands. It is a beautiful place, but mainly for the tulip fields. My favorite flower is the tulip, and it is aesthetically pleasing. Of course, there is a very specific time to vist in order to get the full expierece. -Caren H

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Pearl Harbor

A significant place I would like to vist is Pearl Harbor, Oahu. It is an important part of the U.S. history. Many veterans and tourist go to pay their repect to the fallen soilders. It is a very beautiful area with a saddening background.-Caren H


Chennai, Tamilnadu

Glazed by the rays of sun and tied together by the knit community stands one of India's largest cities. Chennai, Tamilnadu the birthplace of my parents, has always been the epicenter of their life. It is a beautiful city with plenty of life, resources, and love. -Anirudh S


Bora Bora

This location has been my dream destination for over a decade due to its gorgeous climate and scenery. Bora Bora is a staple of natural beauty, and serves as the place most fitting for a honeymoon. The island seems to be a getaway from the reality of life, as it appears to be an entire island of free roam. -Anirudh S


Democratic Republic of Congo

The wildlife in areas in Africa is some of the most breathtaking sights our human eyes may see. The nature, land, people, and life cumulatively create the Hollywood effect in regard to the beauty found there. The Congo is a dream vacation and tourist spot, and shows the subtle wonders of the world. -Anirudh S

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Venice Beach, California

My favorite beach is, Venice Beach in California. I love this beach because I have went to this beach since I was a adoloscent. I love how there is always something going on at this beach whether it is basketball runs, pop-up shops, body building competition, or events occuring. I visit every summer at least three times.-Bernie J

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Sumidero Canyon, Mexico

My favorite Canyon I ever been to has to be Sumidero Canyon in Chiapas, Mexico. I love this canyon because of how peaceful it is. The sounds of the water and nature surrounding you is a experience that will change your life for the better. I usually visit once a year in the spring.-BMJ

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Lake Kawaguchi, Japan

My favorite lake that I have ever been to is Lake Kawaguchi in Japan. I visited once in the spring of 2018. My family and I took a vacation that year to Japan. My mom was telling me all about this beautiful lake and when we got to Lake Kawaguchi, I was in utter disableief of the beauty of it.-Matthew

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Kyoto, Japan

I have always wanted to visit Kyoto Japan for its rich cultural heritage, including ancient temples, traditional tea ceremonies, and stunning gardens. Additionally, Japan offers a unique blend of modernity and tradition, with futuristic cities like Tokyo alongside serene countryside landscapes. Lastly, Japanese cuisine is renowned worldwide for its exquisite flavors and variety, making it a paradise for food enthusiasts.-Jorge R

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Manhattan, New York

Manhattan, New York, has always caught my eye for its iconic skyline dominated by landmarks like the Empire State Building and Times Square, offering a vibrant and bustling atmosphere unlike any other. Additionally, Manhattan is renowned for its diverse cultural scene, world-class museums, Broadway shows, and unparalleled shopping experiences, making it a dream destination for many travelers.Robles J

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Kópavogur, IceLand

ever since I was a kid I always wanted to visit Kópavogur, Iceland, for its breathtaking natural beauty, including majestic mountains, glaciers, and stunning coastal landscapes. Additionally, Kópavogur offers a unique glimpse into Icelandic culture and lifestyle, with charming local shops, galleries, and opportunities to experience the country's rich artistic heritage.-Anon

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Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is a City along the coast of Jalisco, Mexico. Everytime I have traveled to Mexico we have landed in Vallarta and it is the exact experience everytime! We land feel the cool air conditioned air the feel the warm and humid breeze when exiting the Airport signaling the start of our vacation. -JMAA

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Seatle, Washington

Seatle, Washington was the first trip without my parents. I went with 3 cousins and enjoyed my time there walking around and explarig the city of Seatle. I would like to return if given the opportunity. -Jose A

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Tokyo, Japan

My trip to Japan was the most recent out of all my travels. I had the opportunity to visit with 5 other firends and stayed a total of 14 days. Overall the cities were really nice and clean. My favorite part were all the restaurants with very inexpesive meat! - JMAA


Mexico Church

This chruch is a chruch in mexico that is very beautiful inside and out it's such a beautiful place to visit in the night time because of the light that they church is around and it;s a place loved in a small town located in Michoacán Mx. lady church -JGM


Europe city

Santorini is a place that is filled with people who are kind the city is filled with good food and new things to, try and many people visit this place to see the amazing city structures. europe city -JGM


Hawaii Island

Maui is a places filled with things to do. you can learn how to surf the island water , you can suba dive and also learn about the Hawaian culture.You see so many nice things and places that you can explore and everything looks beauiful. Hawaii Island Island -JGM


Las Vegas

The City That Never Sleeps and Always Shines! Eat , Breath and be wild in Casino , Life is a Circus. Aarush

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Leh Laddakh

Leh Laddah , Where Majestic Mountains,Rich Culture Meet! Be an Old Monk Lover save yourself. Aarush

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Paris The City of Lights, Love, and Lavish Culture! Romance but no commitment. Aarush

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Hell is the place of eternal damnation where all souls who have been deemed unworthy of a plasureful afterlife are left to. Hell is often associated with agony and punishment through some form of torture, typically endless burning by flames. -Joshua B

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Swedish Forests

Almost 70% of Sweden's land is natural, untouched forest land. Sweden experiences over two thirds of the year with no sun and relys on the northern lights for lighting and during this time recieves a lot of snow. -Joshua B

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The Grand Canyon

The Grandcanyon is so massive it is located in 4 states. The grandcanyon is a geological phenomenon of erosion located in Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and Colorodao. -Joshua B

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Huntington Beach, CA

I always loved going to Huntington Beach at night and have a large bonfire with a group of friends. The sounds of the firewood cracking and the big waves crashing onto shore were always calming to me

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Las Vegas, NV

Walking through the notoriousLas Vegas Strip is always an activity I looked forward to doing when visiting Las Vegas

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Seoul, South Korea

The night life in Gangnam is packed with street food vendors, mini fake-tattoo parlors, and clubs

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Aspen Colorado

Aspen Colorado is a place I have never been to, however when I get the funds it will be one of the first places I travel. Especially during Christmas time because I want it to be snowy and see all of the Christmas ligths and the Ski Lifts lit up.Aspen Colorado

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Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach, Califronia has always been my favorite place to go to. Whether the middle of Summer or a cold Winter night. Laguna Beach has the most beautiful views and cliffs and the best surf. I always like bringing my German Shepard and board at 6 in the morning to just relax on the sand.Laguna Beach

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Soccer Stadium in England

I have never been out of the country, howeverthe first place I would go to is England especially at a soccer stadium. I feel like the atmosphere and culture would be super fun and a bucket list item. Soccer Stadiums in England -JC

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Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver has been a place I have wanted to visit for years because it likes a fun place to explore. It is my New York City

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Switzerland is a place I want to visit because it just looks so beautiful and peaceful there. I have seen videos of what it looks like in the winter and it looks so beautiful

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San Francisco, CA, USA

The Golden Gate Bridge is a place I have been and I had some good memories there. I was ther with my friends and we took pictures and I have so much fun

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona is one of my favorite places because visiting can be a captivating experience blending history, culture, and modern life. I can explore historic landmarks, savor tapas, and enjoy the Mediterranean vibe by the beach.CO

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Disneyland, California

Disneyland is one of my favorite places beacue it can be an exciting journey into a world of magic, with thrilling rides, beloved characters, and unforgettable memories. This theme park continues to make memories for people of all ages.CO

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Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles is one of my favorite places because I have lived there my entire life. It is a vibrant city known for its Hollywood glamour, beautiful beaches, and diverse culture. Made famous by its scenic spots and endless entertainment, LA is an iconic city.CO

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Honshu, Japan

Honshu, Japan is a place I have always wanted to visit. I especially want to hike Mount Fuji, which is on my bucket list. I would also love to visit the countryside of Japan. It seems really beautiful. - Ani Velpuri

Huatulco, Mexico

Huatulco, Mexico

I traveled to Huatulco, a beach town in Oaxaca, Mexico with my family last winter break. It was a trip I will never forget. The snorkelling and boat rides we went on were so beautiful, and the scenery was so diverse. I would love to go back again. - Ani Velpuri

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

One of my favorite shows of all time is easily Game of Thrones. When I found out that a majority of the important towns and landmarks from the show were shot in was shot in Dubrovnik, I have been very keen on visiting. Aside from that, it looks really beautiful, and I would love to visit some day. - Ani Velpuri



Kyoto, the former imperial capital of Japan, is a city that harmoniously blends tradition with modernity. It's renowned for its classical Buddhist temples, as well as gardens, imperial palaces, Shinto shrines, and traditional wooden houses. What draws me to Kyoto is its deep cultural heritage, the serene beauty of its landscapes, and the annual spectacle of cherry blossoms that transform the city into a picturesque dream.-LING



Patagonia, sprawling across Argentina and Chile, is a region known for its jaw-dropping landscapes that include deserts, grasslands, and the Andes mountains. The Argentine side features arid steppes, glaciers, and deep blue lakes. The Perito Moreno Glacier, in particular, is a spectacular natural wonder. The allure of Patagonia lies in its vast, untouched wilderness, offering a sense of adventure and exploration that is hard to find elsewhere.-LING



Santorini, with its whitewashed buildings with blue domes, stunning sunsets, and crystal-clear waters, is the epitome of Greek island beauty. The island's unique geography is the result of a volcanic eruption.-LING

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is a breathtaking natural wonder located on the border between the United States and Canada. Consisting of three distinct waterfalls—Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, and Bridal Veil Falls—it collectively forms the highest flow rate of any waterfall in North America. Renowned for its awe-inspiring beauty and immense power, Niagara Falls attracts millions of visitors each year to witness the majestic cascading waters and experience the surrounding natural beauty. -Jason G

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The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system, stretching over 2,300 kilometers off the coast of Queensland, Australia. It is composed of a diverse ecosystem of coral formations, supporting an extraordinary variety of marine life, including over 1,500 species of fish and numerous species of sharks, rays, and marine mammals. Recognized as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Great Barrier Reef is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a vital component of the global marine environment. -Jason G

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Mt. Fuji

Mount Fuji, standing at 3,776 meters (12,389 feet), is the highest and most iconic volcano in Japan. Located near Tokyo, it is an active stratovolcano with a near-perfect symmetrical cone shape, often capped with a blanket of snow. Recognized as a symbol of Japan, Mount Fuji holds cultural and spiritual significance and is a popular destination for climbers and tourists alike. -Jason G


Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo is said to be so technologically advanced, which makes it stand out from other cities. It's almost as if the city is ahead of it's time and way into the future. The culture is also very rich and makes the Japanese citizens polite and well mannered. -GJ


Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona is a city that is so intelligently designed it catches my eye right away. The way the city looks is one of a kind and I know that one day I'd have to walk through the streets of Barca and admire the culture and architecture. Barcelona is also a football rich city so I'm hoping to watch a game in their very own Camp Nou. -GJ


Rome, Italy

Although I do want to visit Rome on my own and the whole country of Italy, the reason I'd really like to visit is cause of my Momma. For a long time she's always wanted to go to Rome, it is her dream destination. One day I hope I can make that happen. For that reason and the history of Rome, it's on my travel list. -GJ

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Pyramid of Giza, Egypt

Since I was young, I have always wanted to travel to Egypt. I am especially interested in the pyramids, and the Pyramid of Giza is my favorite.-Anon

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Northern Lights, Alaska

The Northern Lights are one of the most unique sights to see on the entire planet. I want to take a trip to Alaska so that I can see them with my own eyes.-Sehej S

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Chicago, Illinois

For some reason, I have always wanted to visit Chicago. I think that the Chicago Skyline is almost as good as the skyline in Los Angeles.-SS

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Shanghai, China

Shanghai is the economic hub of China and I want to visit this city especially at night with all of the neon lights. Although I have been to China before, it was unluck that I did not get the chance to come here

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Notre-Dame, Paris, France

The Notre-Dame cathedral is in my opinion one of the most beautiful pieces of architecture and I wish to visit it one day. Unfortunately with construction going on the earliest I would be able to see the full cathedral is at the end of 2024

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Taipei, Taiwan

Taiwan is the country where my mother grew up in and I have been there only once over 10 years ago. I really want to visit against especially for the food at the night markets

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Honolulu, Hawaii

The city of Honolulu is designated as Hawaii's capital city. It is a popular tourist area that is known for its beaches and food

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Tokyo, Japan

The capital of Japan, Tokyo, is located on the country's largest island and is filled with modern skyscrapers. Popular points of interest includes the imperial palace, Meiji Jingu Shrine, and Tokyo Tower

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Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and is known for it's street life, shrines, and canal network. Due to the Chao Phraya River cutting through the city, boats are a common sight of the city

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Los Angeles Beaches

The beaches in Los Angeles are very near and dear to my heart because I have spent a large amount of time of my youth here with my family and friends. As a LA native it is very easy to go to the beach when I want and spend a good amount of time there. The only downside is the amount of people that tend to be around especailly on holidays.-Erik H

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Roller Coasters

Since I live in LA there are many choice of amusement parks in the surrounding area to go to and my favorites are Universal Studios, Six Flags Magic Mountain, and Disneyland. When I was younger I used to very scared of roller coaster and would avoid them but now its a staple of what I choose to do for enjoyment.-Erik H

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I'm a very avid reader so another one of my favorite places are bookstores. Since I've gone to college I haven't been to a Barnes and Noble since I'm obviously trying to save money but once I can I hope to buy some more books. The majority of what I read tends to be young adult fantasy books so one might say my taste are childish.-Erik H


Favorite Place 1 Japan

Japan is a captivating destination blending ancient traditions with cutting-edge technology, offering visitors a rich cultural tapestry to explore. From tranquil temples nestled among serene landscapes to bustling city streets pulsating with energy, Japan promises an unforgettable journey for travelers seeking adventure and immersion. -WA, -Wilfredo A., Junior


Favorite Place 2 Hawaii

Hawaii boasts stunning natural beauty with its pristine beaches, lush rainforests, and majestic volcanoes, making it an idyllic paradise for relaxation and adventure. Whether you're seeking world-class surfing, vibrant cultural experiences, or simply a peaceful retreat amidst breathtaking landscapes, Hawaii offers a diverse range of attractions to captivate every traveler's heart.-WA, -Wilfredo A., Junior


Favorite Place 3 Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower in Paris stands as an iconic symbol of romance and architectural mastery, offering panoramic views of the City of Light from its lofty heights. Visitors can marvel at its elegant iron lattice design, ascend to its observation decks for unparalleled vistas, and immerse themselves in the rich history and cultural significance of this beloved landmark.-WA, -Wilfredo A., Junior

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BMW Performance Center West

I visited BMW Performance Center West, located near Palm Springs, in December of 2022. I was attending a track day with my car club, Orange County BMW Owners Club. - DP

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Arcade is probably one of my most favorite cafes ever. Their coffee is good, their staff is nice, and each of their three locations are perfect for whatever you need to get done, whether it be studying, meetings, or just catching up with a friend. - Daniel

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Tail of the Dragon

The Tail of the Dragon has always been one of the best driving roads in America. It's a dream of mine to complete that drive with my car after it's been modded and fully built up to what I've always planned on doing. - ANON

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Maui, Hawaii

I traveled to Maui, Hawii with my family in 2022 when I was a Junior in high school. I absolutely adored the purple and pink sunset that I saw everyday at the beaches overthere, I felt like I was in a different world. -Mel C

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San Francisco, California

I have been to San Francisco a couple of times before, but my favorite trip was during the Spring of 2021 because it was my first trip after being quarantined. I loved driving through the Golden Gate Bridge and making memories with my favorite cousin before she left for college. -Mel C

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Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Japan is the number one spot to visit on my bucket list. I want to visit during cherry blossom season and visit Mt.Fuji. I am also a big fan of Japanese food, so I think it would taste even better when made by people who are born and raised in Japan who haven’t left their culture behind. -Mel C

Favorite Place 1

Nestled within the bustling campus of the University of California, Riverside, lies the SRC Gym – my ultimate haven for fitness and self-improvement. -SA

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Room I231 holds a special place in my heart because it belongs to my best friend Vanessa. It's not just any room; it's where countless memories have been made, laughter echoed, and dreams shared. https://housing.ucr.edu/ucr-housing-options/residence-halls/pentland-hills -SA

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The on-campus Starbucks nestled within the UCR Glen Mor Market is more than just a coffee. shop; it's a hub of energy and camaraderie. From the moment you step inside, the rich aroma of freshly brewed coffee fills the air, instantly invigorating your senses. https://dining.ucr.edu/campus-dining/market-at-glen-mor/starbucks -SA

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Giza, Egypt

I would like to visit Giza in Egypt ever since I learned about the great pyramids there. The Great Pyramid of Giza is the largest pyramid in Giza, standing at 449.5 feet tall. Built in Egypt's fourth dynasty, it stood resilient throughout 4,500 years ago. -SH

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Tokyo, Japan

I always wanted to visit Tokyo to see the vibrant city streets under the night sky. The city is filled with modern structure and digital billboards yet many traditional Japanese cultural sites remain. There's also a variety of quality Japanese cuisine

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San Diego, CA, USA

I want to visit the beach at San Diego. San Diego is a city in Southern California with modern urban structures, historical and culture centers, and beaches. I also want to visit the University of California, San Diego, as the campus is beautiful

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Los Angeles, California

Born and raised this city is my home and will forever by my comfort spot. I feel at ease and free to roam the city. https://www.discoverlosangeles.com/ -JM

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Alaska Northern Lights

Although I have actually never visted Alaska or the Northern Lights it has been a dream of mine to always go. The view and atmosphere is something I need to see befire I die. https://www.space.com/15139-northern-lights-auroras-earth-facts-sdcmp.html -JM

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New York City

After visiting New York my experience in the city was amazing I had a great time exploring the wonders of New York late a night. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York_City -JM

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Alameda Island

I grew up on Alameda Island and some of my most fondest memories of that place is the beach. Because it was a smaller island, the beaches were very accessible to us. My highschool was only a 10 minute drive from the nearest beach. My friends and I would sometimes go down to the beach during lunch and hangout. Sometimes we would battle the waves or play beach volleyball. It was fun. -KH

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Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

This is the venue I went to to see a LCD Soundsystem concert with my best friend, Jocelyn. This night was especially so special to me because we were celebrating the new years. We bonded so much that night, it was so much fun, and I danced 9 miles that night. I replay that night often in my head. -KH

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San Jose Convention Center

This is the convention center that held Genesis X. That was my first gaming tournament and it has a special place in my heart. I got to meet some top players from around the world and I made some wonderful friends. I've never talked to so many people within a short weekend and it was so much fun watching everyone play so passionately. -KH

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Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy, also referred to as the “Sinking City” is a beautiful city that sits above water that has continuously been rising as time progresses. It has many canals and the people and tourists love to go from one place to another in canoes. AR

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Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo, Japan is a city full of lights and partying. There are several options for shopping, eating, and hanging out with friends. This city is most alive at night and during the weekends but it is always busy. AR

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Maui, Hawaii

Maui, Hawaii is a beautiful city that has a really green landscape that is worth admiring. Not only is it a calming site, it also has amazing food options and there are many shops that are local to it with lots of souvenirs. AR

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Mexico, Guadalajara

Both of my parents are from Mexico, Guadalajara so it means a lot to me as well. I visited Guadalajara last summer and It was an amazing experince. Everything is different from the sounds to the markets and people.Alejandro D

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Easter Island

Easter Island has always stood out to me. Similar to Egpytian pyramids, I wonder how the heads came to be and what they represet. Alejandro D

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Teotihuacan, an ancient Mesoamerican city near Mexico City, boasts iconic pyramids like the Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the moon. last year, I marveled at its archaeological wonders, climbing the pyramids for panoramic views

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National park is a gorgeous place loacted in California. This beautiful park is stunning with many different eyecatching sights like huge waterfalls and breathtaking views of iconic mountains.-Jose H

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The Country of Monaco is a beautiful place full of sights to see. The main attraction being F1 taking place in the streets of Monaco which makes it a beautiful place to visit

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is beautiful place with many gems. The park is quite famous due to having many wild bison and beautiful sights to see. It is mostly famous due to it having a huge hot water geyser you can visit and view-Jose H

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Nature in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

I like visiting Jackson Hole, Wyoming where my dad's side of the family are located. My family and I like to take nature tours so that I can take in the scene of nature that I don't always get back home.-YM

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Seattle, Washington

Sometimes I visiting family who are living in Seattle, Washington. There, my siblings and I go with our cosusin so that we can explore the city.-YM

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Vista Hermosa Natural Park in Los Angeles

A park called the Vista Hermosa Natural Park has a great view of the city's buildings. I would often go there when I was in high school for the photography club.-YM

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Belmont Shore, Long Beach, CA, USA

This is Belmont Shore, a smaller and more pretty part of Long Beach California. It has less tall buildings than downtown and a lot more to see, this is where I grew up for most of my life. -D.D

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Grass Valley, CA, USA

This is Grass Valley California, this small city in the mountains is one most people dont even know exisits. This is where I grew up as a young boy, its a very pretty city with old architecture surrounded by nature. -D.D

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The Parks of San Francisco, CA, USA

This is a picture of what the many parks of San Francisco look like. All of the main parks form into one big park in the center of the city making a great place to exlpore and see all different kinds of nature, one of my favorites being Strawberry Hill. -D.D

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Madrid, Spain

My favorite country in the world is Spain, as I was born there, have my family and friends, and I also love the food, like tortilla or paella. Additionally, I adore Spanish music, and dancing with my friends is one of my top hobbies

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The Gyza pyramids, Egypt

It has been on my bucket list to visit the Giza Pyramids in Egypt. It has been a dream since I was little, and I would love to see magnificent architecture, and the chance to immerse myself in the rich cultural heritage of ancient Egypt, creating a truly unforgettable and educational experience. -RB

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Waikiki, Hawaii

I loved visiting Hawaii for its natural beauty, from pristine beaches and lush landscapes to vibrant coral reefs, offering a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure in a tropical paradise. -RB

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UCR Student Recreation Center

The UCR Student Recreation Center is the one place for many different fun activities and all the equipment needed to have the best workout possible. From beach volleyball to competitive 5v5 basketall to wanting to hit a good shoulders and arms workout, the SRC has it all. -LL

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Student Success Center

The UCR Student Success Center is the perfect place to study either by yourself or with a group. There are large and beautifully designed lecture halls, classrooms, and reservable study rooms in this new three story building. -LL

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The Hub

The Hub at UCR is the perfect place to pick up a meal from one of the 6 delicious food options. There are also many tables and lounge areas to sit around to eat, take a break, or study and do homework. -LL

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Favorite Place 1

Although I have never been to the Louvre Musem in Paris, it has always been a dream of mine to attend. I find it fascinating that one can visit such a historical painting. -CB

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Favorite Place 2

I find the beach an insanely relaxing place, therefor the Thailand beaches are a bucket list of mine. Specially swimmining in a boat off shore. -CB

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Favorite Place 3

The Egyptian pyramids are considered a real wonder as to how they came to be. This causes me to want to one day visit the enchanted place. -Camila B

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Dixon CA

Fields in my hometown of Dixon, CA. It is an agricultural based town and I loved the sunsets growing up.-Ricky

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Sonoma Raceway

Sonoma Raceway was a place where I first got my interest in cars. It was a great place to make memories with my friends.-Ricky

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My college gym is where I met most of my current friends. My favorite place to be at on campus everyday.-Ricky

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Hawaii, USA

Hawaii is a place where my family loves to go on vacation, especially Honolulu. It's such a beautiful island with so much to do and the weather is always perfect for touring and taking a dip in the water. -IF

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Riverside CA, USA

Riverside is like a second home to me. I'm there 80% of the time, especially because that's where UCR is! I plan on moving out there when I'm able to and live my life out there. -IF

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Disneyland, California

Disneyland is such an iconic place. I've been there plenty of times with family and friends! My favorite experience at Disneyland was taking pictures with Pluto during Grad Nite. -IF

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When I visited Hawaii it was one of the best experiences I ever had. The people are so nice, the weather is amazing, and the whole vibe is so chill.-AC

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I've always wanted to visit Seol, the capital of South Korea because it look so cool. The city is ver pretty and I want to see a famous dance studio that I always see on youtube. -AC

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Los Angeles

I have moved all around Los Angeles and to me it is my home. It is a place where I saw alot of community and the art district in LA is also very beautiful and unique.-AC

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New Orleans

One city that I want to visit is New Orleans because of the food I have seen on TikTok. However, it is mainly because it is where my favorite Disney princess was based off of. -JRG

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Tepic, Nayarit

When I would travel to Mexico to visit my grandma and uncle, my trip would always include going to the capital city of Tepic. It's one of my most cherished places with great places to eat. -Jennifer RG

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Los Angeles

It is one of the few well known cities that I have visited. Usually in Los Angeles, me and my family like to go on a search for bacon-wrapped hotdogs. -Rosales-Guerrero



The best place to see cherry blossoms during the spring and summer season is Japan. With its perfect weather and lively family festivals it creates a perfect spot to make long lasting memories. -MMW



The beautiful architectural buildings and homes that landscape the grounds of London are breathtaking. Especially in winter when the snow falls, a perfect dreamland to walk around and sightsee with a cup of warm hot chocolate. -MMW

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New York

The big apple where dreams come true. New York is full of oppurtunities and the latest innovations and trends. With its hustling and bustling cities and streets sprinkled with its colorful people and a tasty hidden gem in every corner, you're sure to find something for you. -MMW

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In July of 2022, I visited Iceland. It was the most beautifuol place I have ever seen. It had waterfalls, large open valleys of green with rocky geysers, and it was surrounded by blue ocean. Plus, I got to experience it with my two best friends. A.D



I have visited the state of Hawaii multiple times with my family. The water is just as clear as they say, and the food is an experience itself. I reccomend trying out some of the many foodtrucks. Audrey D



In eighth grade, my class took a trip to visit Yosemite. I have always wanted to return there as the cabins were nice, the food was deicious, and the camp was surrounded by tall, beautiful mountains. We got to take hikes to see waterfalls and spot wildlife. Anon

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When I studied abroad this past summer, I had the opportunity to travel to Italy by using the train since I was studying at Locarno, Switzerland. It had always been a dream of mine to visit Italy, and even being there felt like a dream. I had visited Milan and Lake Como. Both places were very beautiful and I got to taste authentic gelato at both as well! -NG

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I've never been to Norway nor have I seen the northern lights, but I hope one day I am able to experience it while staying at cut village in Norway. Although the thought of camping under the lights sounds more magical. -NG

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The common phrase that I hear about Los Angeles is that it's a city that never sleeps, but to me it's a city that I'll never get tired of. I only live about 30 minutes away without traffic, and whenever I have the time to go, I grab my keys and I'm out the door. I love the lively atmosphere, the diversity and different cultures, and the passion I feel just being in the area. I hope to live in LA someday. -NG

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Massawa, Eritrea

If given the choice, my dream location to reside would undoubtedly be Massawa, a captivating city located in East Africa within the beautiful country of Eritrea. Known for its distinctive architecture and clear waters, Massaw, Eritrea beauty is like no other.-Esrom M

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Oakland, California, USA

The cultural diversity in Oakland is incredibly rich, and over the 12 years of being a resident, I've cherished every moment. Oakland, CA holds a special place in my heart, and it will forever be my home. The local events, festivals, and community initiatives play a pivotal role in nurturing a strong sense of belonging and pride within the community.-Esrom M

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Cairo, Egypt

Cairo is a city that has been on my bucket list since I was a little kid. For as long as I could remember I’ve always wanted to visit Cairo, Egypt (Not just Carior, but all of Eygpt) I've always admired its rich history and beautiful architectural gems.-Esrom M

Belair Swapmeet

The Belair Swapmeet

The belair swapmeet is a chain of flee markets with locations all the Inland Empire. This place is very important because it was a big part of my childhood, being somewhere that I would go almost every weekend with my family. It was at one of these near my home that I discovered my passion for fighting games. It was also at another that I got my first job helping in the entire process of setting up, selling, and then putting everything back. While there are more impactful and impressive places all over the world, The belair swapmeet will always hold a special place in my heart for the community that it fostered, and its impact on me. -Felipe G

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is one of the national parks located in California, and is one that I personally visisted with my family during spring break of my senior year in highschool. One thing that I was not prepared for when visiting this location was the absolute size of it, with it taking several hours just to drive through it to get to the air bnb that we had rented. The beautiful sights here are a must see for living in calfornia. -Felipe G

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The Eiffel Tower

A place that I have yet to visit, but have still heard a lot of is the Eiffel Tower, located in Paris France. This place gets a reputation for always a tourist location, while at the same time being a place with a lot of problems. From what I have heard, the surrounding area isn't exactly the most cleanly area. Despite the negative things that I have heard about it, this is still a place that I want to go to. I can't really recall a time that I have been a tourist in a place that super alien to me, I want to see more of the world and i want to see all of it, so being in a place that is as alien to me as france is still something that I would like to see. -Felipe G


Palm Springs Tramway

The Palm Springs tramway has to be one of my favorite places. I’ve gone so far with my boyfriend, because we both love exploring new things, and when we went, we were actually visiting some family affairs there, and we had nothing to do. We were a little bored, and he was like hey you wanna go to the Tramway And I was so ready to go see and explore this tramway. I will say it was such an amazing view. We did go all night and I am hoping we go in the daytime to see the difference.-S.H


Santa Monica Pier

When summer break is here my family and I always have a little transition where we meet up with my cousins and we actually go to the Santa Monica pier we take our belongings to be at the beach for several hours so we take chairs we take waters we take food and we just have a good time going in the beach water and also we enjoy going into the Ferris wheel or the little roller coaster and just explore the little pier.-S.H


Seattle Washington

I love Seattle Washington I don’t know what it is about it but I really love how there’s a lot more trees and it feels like the air quality is a lot more better than over here if I were to choose where to live in the future I hope it is in Seattle. I’ve been there like three times already but this time if I go again, I hope to take an airplane this time and not drive because it is an 18 Hour Dr. and that seem so long for us to get Seattle Washington, and it was also snowing and that was a little scary.-S.H


Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach is the beach I have visited the most with friends and family. My favorite time going here was during the 4th of July, seeing the fireworks go off. - SO


Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia is one of the places I would like that to visit someday in the future. I would like to visit it because I have heard the environment is very beautiful and calming. - SO


Shibuya, Tokyo

Shibuya, Tokyo, located in Japan is another place I wish to visit. The reason I would like to visit is due to the amount of times I have seen it in media, and it being such a famous crossroads. - SO

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Edinburgh Castle, Scottland

Edinburgh Castle stands on a hill known as Castle Hill in Scotland. This castle is not only a beautiful castle, but it also holds a rich history. I have always wanted to visit a castle in Europe, and I believe that if you want to visit a castle, Edinburgh is a must-see.-Malea D

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Oceanside Beach, California, USA

Oceanside Beach is a beautiful beach that is located in Oceanside, California. I have spent many summers of my childhood at this beach; I used to swim, build sandcastles, collect seashells, and have bonfires after the sunsets. The beach holds beautiful memories and is a place that I continue to look forward to every summer. -Malea D

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Broadway, New York, USA

When traveling to New York City, Broadway is a must do. Many different shows are in beautiful theaters. New York is full of exciting places, but Broadway creates many magical memories and contains amazing entertainment for families.-Malea D

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Taipei 101

My first favorite place is the Taipei 101. I love that you can go there to shop or to eat at fancy restaurants while admiring the beauty of the infrastructure. You can also climb to the top and view the beautiful landscape of Taipei. -EL

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Indoor Basketball Court

My second favorite place is my favorite indoor basketball court in the Bay Area. This court is where I met a lot of my closest friends and where I go to play some quick pickup basketball games. The court is really well maintained and does not get too crowded. -EL

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Half Dome

My third favorite place is Half Dome in Yosemite. The Half Dome hike was one of my favorite hikes ever because of the breathtaking view at the top. Towards the end of the hike, you start rope climbing in order to make it to the very top which was a very unique experience. -EL



Although I have never visited Switzerland, I have a fondness for its vast beauty. It is one place I want to visit one day and I feel that I will be left speechless by the scenery.-NCU


Kyoto, Japan

I studied abroad in Japan last year, and Kyoto was a place I found to be extremely beautiful. I admire the sakura trees and their immense beauty that covers the whole town in sea of pink. -Nathan Cu


Maui, Hawaii

I love Hawaii, but I found Maui to be exceptionally lovely. The ruralness that the island has over Oahu was something I could not put into words, but thoroughly enjoyed.-Anon

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Paris, France

Paris, France is a charming and romantic city. In Paris, the most well-known landmark is the Eiffel Tower. The smell of freshly baked croissants fills the air as couples stroll along the Seine River. -AL

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Venice, Italy

The city of Venice, Italy, is a Renaissance art city intertwined with canals. Gondolas ride among the bridges, along the rivers, and across the Piazza San Marco, which flourishes from activity from cafes and the stunning St. Mark's Basilica. -AL

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, Spain has a distinctive skyline because of Gaudí's fanciful architecture, a colorful fabric of cultural diversity, art, and gastronomy. Narrow paths of the Gothic Quarter represent tales of the Middle Ages, while the city's coastlines provide a sun-kissed retreat. -AL

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Mount Fuji, Japan

Japan boasts a fascinating mix of tradition and innovation, incredible food, and a welcoming atmosphere, making it a must-visit destination when traveling to the Asian countries. They have plenty of entertainment and have cultures like anime and cosplaying. -TB

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Rome, Italy

Rome steeped in history and romance not only amazes visitors with its timeless landmarks and culinary delights but it creates an unforgettable journey through the heart of Italy. From the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum to the mouthwatering pizzas of Trastevere, Rome offers a perfect blend of cultural exploration and gastronomic indulgence. -TB

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Paris, France

Paris seduces with its iconic landmarks, exquisite cuisine, and romantic ambiance, making it a top destination for travelers seeking enchantment with their significant other. From the majestic Eiffel Tower to the charming streets of Montmartre, Paris invites exploration and evokes a sense of timeless beauty at every turn. -TB

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Venice, Italy

It has been in my bucket list to visit Venice, Italy, since I went to the Venice Canals in Long Beach. I wish to learn Italian in order to expand my language abilities, as a fluent Spanish and English speaker

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Portland, Oregon

I have visited Portland, Oregon with my family every summer during elementary school. I loved when the snow was melting because we would go to a jungle gym on top of the hill and it was so peaceful watching nature do it's thing

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Bora Bora, French Polynesia

It is in my bucket list to vist Bora Bora in the French Polynesia and experience snorkeling and their island tours. I have never traveled outside the country, but this would be a great opportunity and fulfills my fascination with the ocean life

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Kyoto, Japan

Ever since I was a little girl, I always wanted to go to Japan. Orginally rooting from an obsession with anime, as I began to learn of the history and culture, I decided I wanted to visit. Thus, it is one of my dream destinations. Leslie P

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Disneyland, CA

Disneyland is indeed the most magical place on Earth. Everytime I go, I always find something new to do and explore. It is arguably the fun theme park out there. Leslie P

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Growing up, my mother would show and tell me all about Hawaii. She always wanted to go even if she wasn't able to. To this day, its a dream vacation for the both of us. Leslie P

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San Francisco, CA, USA

I love going to San Francisco to walk around and expolre new parts of the city. I like to go to new restaurants and try different foods. My favorite thing to do in San Francisco is when me and my family go and get Dim Sum. -Sabrina M

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Monterey, CA, USA

I enjoy going to Monterey because I get to see the ocean up close. My favorite thing to do in Monterey is going to the Monterey Bay Aquarium and see all of the different sea creatures. -Sabrina M

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Barcelona, Spain

I would love to travel and study abroad in Barcelona. I want to explore the city and see the church La Sagrada Familia in person. I would also like to try new food when in Barcelona. -Sabrina M

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My Childhood Park(s)

In Elementary, I would go to Mountain View Park every weekend. I played with many future classmates here. Although worn and slightly neglected, this place is comforting. -BGB

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John's Incredibles Pizza

Admittedly, I never liked arcades, but this place made me obsessed with games. John's Incredibles Pizza is very kid friendly and (hopefully) still affordable. I still need to play the dinosaur claw machine. -BGB

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While I don't remember the place (and with it destroyed during COVID), there was this swingset I used to love as a child. Now, I go to a trail for its swings but it isn't the same. -BGB

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Paris, France is a beautiful place to visit. With different types of foods and many activities to do, Paris is one of the more popular locations to visit world wide.-NR, -Nolan R., -Anon

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South Korea

South Korea is a special place to me because I used to visit there all the time before COVID-19 hit. With the fastest technology in the world and one of the best foods, South Korea is a nice place to visit.-NR, -Nolan R., -Anon

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Hawaii is one of the best places to visit for a nice, relaxing vacation. There are lots of activites to do and also have many beaches that are beautiful.-NR, -Nolan R., -Anon

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Maui, Hawaii

I visited Maui in August 2021 as a graduation trip. I really enjoyed the landscape and beaches. I loved that it had so many sight seeing attractions and offered many things to do such as hiking, snorkeling, and whale watching. -CJ

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Big Sur, California

Big Sur is one of my favorite places to go because it has great hiking trails and views. I also really enjoy the fact that you can camp right next to the ocean. -CJ

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Banff, Canada

Banff, Canada hs been on my bucket list for 2 years and hopefully I will be able to go this summer. It has a beautiful national park with crystal clear waters and great big mountains which I look forward to seeing. -CJ



-JSP Guadalajara is a state in Mexico, and it is where I grew up before moving to the United States. The place is full of colors, people, music, trees, and culture. There is music everywhere you go, and you will always find people dancing and laughing. Apart from this, the food is amazing and full of rich flavors that cannot be found in any other country



-JPS During the summer of 2023, Brazil became a trend on social media, and ever since then, I have been interested in exploring it. I do not know much about that country, but from what I have seen in the media, it is a beautiful country full of life and vibrant colors



-JPS Spain is a country that I need to visit. I am interested in their culture and history. Apart from loving their accent, I know I would feel amazed by all of their restaurants, nightlife, people's style, and food. I think that their way of life is different from America's, and that is something that intrigues me