My Love For Travel And Cultures Around The World Essay

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When I was in the 6th grade I started to learn that there are different ways of living around the world. I started learning that people participate in religions that are different than the one I participate in. They eat different foods and work different kinds jobs based on the climate and regions they are living in. I think that this is where I was introduced to my love for travel and cultures around the world. When reading through the New York Times, I am drawn to stories about Global Awareness and education. People across the world live completely different lives than I do. They face different sets of problems and hardships, which fascinate me. My favorite part about learning about different cultures and places is that I can always find something in common with everyone I come in contact with. No matter how different I am from someone else, it always comes down to the fact that we are both human. An example of one of these hardships I like learning about is found in Mark Bittman’s Article, ‘Don’t Ask How to Feed the 9 Billion’. In the article, Bittman discusses that the problem of world hunger lays in the distribution of money and food, rather than the lack of food production. He says that there is more than enough food to feed the Earth’s population, but too much of it is going to feed animals, being converted into Ethanol, and being wasted. Bittman suggests the best way to end World Hunger is to address the issues of poverty. I believe that I am drawn to…

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