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Lionel Barzon’s Guide To Traveling in Your 20s: Part II

Last month, I started a quick guide on traveling in your twenties. Without getting too repetitive in this post, there are a number of reasons that many young adults in their early twenties believe that they cannot travel. Typically, it’s a matter of believing that...

Lionel Barzon’s Guide to Traveling in Your 20s

If you’re reading this blog, it’s not unreasonable to assume that you’re either a traveler, or someone who is interested in travel or gaining a global experience. It’s also not far off to assume that you may be college-aged, or right around that point in your life....

Bringing Culture to the Classroom

Taking a step back and looking at the state of the Earth as a whole might raise a few eyebrows. With news of terrorist attacks happening around the world seemingly every day, a constantly unstable economy, bigotry and hatred that forces its way into our lives at every...

Cross-Cultural Experiences & Culture Shock

Our comfort zones are, in a word, comfortable. They’re familiar places we’ve grown accustomed to with environments that are familiar to us. We surround ourselves with the known and the experienced as a way to lull ourselves into contentment because to be comfortable...

The Importance of Studying Abroad

Somewhere within almost all of us–whether it is outward and apparent or buried deep inside behind a veil of “I can’t” and “I won’t” statements–is the desire to explore. This feeling of “wanderlust” can only truly be satisfied through adventure and...