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 daytime 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.


Please put "Personal Journey" in the subject line.

By mail, to:

Travel Section - Personal Journey,

Philadelphia Inquirer,

Box 8263,

Philadelphia, Pa. 19130.