Did a travel experience move you, change you, give you a new take on life or just great memories? Tell us how, in 500 words or fewer.

And send us a photo, with caption information. Include a phone number. If we publish your piece, we'll pay you $25.

(Response volume prohibits our returning or acknowledging your manuscripts or photos.)

You can send your story:

By e-mail, to: inquirer.travel@phillynews.com

Please put "Personal Journey" in the subject line.

By fax, to 215-854-4795. Put "Personal Journey - Travel Section" on the first page.

By mail, to:

Travel Section - Personal Journey, Philadelphia Inquirer,

Box 8263, Philadelphia, Pa. 19130.