Editor’s Note: We’re thrilled to welcome 2011 Aloha Aina Hawaii Community Service alum Michael DeMattia to the RLT blog. Michael’s reflections on his time spent in Hawaii are pitch perfect, especially when he says, “Traveling to new places opens doors to new cultures and people, but it also opens up a part of ourselves. Dusting
We’re so very proud to announce that Alli Sarazen has won the “FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship,” sponsored by Society of American Travel Writers and the Family Travel Forum, for her essay entitled “And So Our Circle Grew: My First African Morning” about her trip to Tanzania with the Road Less
Alli’s internship with RLT has wrapped up and when I asked her to reflect on her time here, this is what she came up with. I can say for all of us in the office, thanks Alli! We loved having you, you added so much vitality to our days! Please come back anytime. (Slight
1) I like to write. I’ve been writing forever.
2) The Road Less Traveled is extremely inspiring.
So why is it that when I sit down to write about RLT I get the second worst case of writer’s block I’ve ever gotten in my life? (The first happened around college essay time,