The Travel Essay

Over the course of the last month or so we’ve worked on the creation of a Travel Essay. Essentially, this assignment is an Expository Essay, with a bit of narrative flair.

All of the stories that we read in class are hanging out below!

Gettin’ Jiggy This short piece explores the bizarre world of squid jigging off of the piers in Seattle’s Elliot Bay. Here’s the worksheet, in case you missed it.

Power Trip An American student living in Japan with limited resources takes a propaganda filled “vacation” to a nuclear power plant.

Much Ado About a ‘Do How to find a haircut, and some cultural understanding, in Japan.

If you need the rubric for the final travel essay, check here.