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Study Abroad in a Developing Nation

Study Abroad in a Developing Nation

Many of your friends who have studied abroad went to the likes of Spain, England, or elsewhere in Europe, which is highly developed with strong economies, stable governments, and modern amenities. While studies there do provide new perspectives and fantastic...

Please, Be The Person Who Travels

“Not everyone has the chance.” “Not everyone has the money.” “Not everyone has the time.” “Some people have 9-5 jobs.” “Some people have families.” Excuses are abound when you talk to someone who claims they...

Making the Most of Your Vacation

With the holiday season in the rearview mirror, college students like myself are preparing to make the trek back to school where, inevitably, we’ll be asked the same question some 30 to 40 times. “How was your break–did you do anything fun?” To some, the holiday break...

Cultural Immersion When Traveling

When you travel, the best and most genuine way is aiming for cultural immersion. Cultural immersion is when you assimilate into the local culture by integrating into the community and connecting with the local people. It’s important to possess an understanding of how...

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...

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...