Miranda Chang

Miranda Chang

Miranda Chang is very passionate about writing, especially global, entertainment, and scientific current events. She is currently a senior and president, co-founder of World Love Organization. She also loves to travel to countries, do charity work and is a CM Level 10 pianist. Please check out my blog: mirandachang.com for more content!
Five reasons for supporting Kiva online charity

Five reasons for supporting Kiva online charity

I have participated in charity activities with my family since I was five. In these activities, we have come to know many warm-hearted volunteers from all over the world. One of them was Gary B, an Australian website designer, who six years ago introduced us to the...

Three Gorges Dam and Yangtze River cruise

Three Gorges Dam and Yangtze River cruise

When I travel, I have the opportunity to see nature’s beauty and wonder. I feel insignificant compared to what nature can create. However, I have been in awe of formidable man-made structures as well, including the Three Gorges Dam, the Egyptian Pyramids, and the...

A unique island tour: The Galapagos

A unique island tour: The Galapagos

Many islands are formed by millions of years of successive volcanic eruptions in the ocean. Often times these eruptions create stunning and exotic islands such as Tahiti, Fiji, and Hawaii. Every year, their tropic scenery attracts many tourists as popular places of...

Seven countries in seven days

Seven countries in seven days

In the 180 days we are in school, we follow a set routine: go to school, come home, and engage in extracurricular activities within a two-mile radius of our homes, over and over again. These invisible confines limit our vision of the world. With school over, travel is...

A luxurious paradise – Dubai: 22-hour layover trip

A luxurious paradise – Dubai: 22-hour layover trip

What is the best way to spend a long layover? Visiting the country’s best attractions not too far from the airport without spending a lot of money! If you organize ahead to prepare for jet lag and set up an itinerary that maximizes your time, sightseeing should not be...

Inside the world’s largest rainforest – the Amazon

Inside the world’s largest rainforest – the Amazon

The Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world. It stretches across 2.1 million square miles, equating to 70% of the lower 48 states’ area. The forest spans across nine countries: Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, and French...

The land of sea, sand, sport and samba– Brazil

The land of sea, sand, sport and samba– Brazil

The first country that comes to mind when we think about soccer is probably Brazil, the winner of the FIFA World Cup for an unprecedented five times. It is a country that is not only famous for the ball-kicking sport, but for its carnival extravaganzas, beaches,...

North Vietnam Odyssey

North Vietnam Odyssey

President Barack Obama visited Hanoi, Vietnam in May. This reminded me of the time I visited Vietnam three years ago. Each summer since I was 2 years old, I have flown with my family to Taiwan to visit my disabled grandmother who lives alone. During these trips, I...

$99-USD Zhangjiajie China tour: Is it worth to go?

$99-USD Zhangjiajie China tour: Is it worth to go?

The sun is shining bright, signaling the arrival of the summer. For students, that means three months of relaxation and rejuvenation with mindless activities such as sleeping in, hanging out with friends and, especially for me, traveling. A year ago, my sisters and I...