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.

You can e-mail your story to:

inquirer.travel@phillynews.com. Please put "Personal Journey" in the subject line.

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