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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: Part III

In this miniseries, we have discussed the reasons why people may not travel in their early twenties/college.  We’ve hit the topics of not having the time and not having the motivation to go.  This last part of the miniseries hits on, by far, the most impactful reason...

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...