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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...

Five Careers Conducive to Travel

  Having a global perspective–a wider understanding of how the world works inside and out–can be beneficial not only in your personal life, but in your career. While people like Fred Cook may have taken some odds jobs leading up to a career in public...

The Importance of a Global Perspective

  Before Fred Cook, current CEO of global PR giant Golin, was president, director, or chief-executive-anything, he worked as a cabin boy on a ship. An atypical career choice, perhaps, but one that Cook doesn’t regret at all. In fact, Cook credits the time he...