Author: Justine Yu

fter 28 short hours on a bus from Lima, 15 weary travelers arrived in Yurimaguas at the departure site of “La Lancha”, the river barge filled with fresh produce and local travelers which would be our home for the next three days! It only took...

I can’t believe that it’s already been a week and our time in Lima is behind us. Looking back, there is so much that we have done that it would be impossible to describe it all in one post. So, instead, I’ll stick to the...

In the morning we rode the light rail through all of Jerusalem, from east and west. Part of the activity included identifying the differences in every area or noting at what stops the changes happened. At one point we had a mishap with the tickets...

The wonderful thing about this program is that we all seem to be in the same mentality – purposely putting ourselves in a place where most tourists are too afraid to see, willing and excited to help where we can, and anxious to learn about...

Our bonding started immediately after our first meal in India when we talked about "flying 7s". What are those, you ask? Simply put, it's the type of diarrhea you will always remember....

We spent the day maneuvering Delhi's quirks: the crazy driving patterns (or lack thereof), the hectic haggling norm, and the general overload on our senses. ...

It's been a whirlwind few days since our Animal Conservation team first stepped out of the Suvarnabhumi Airport to be greeted by the friendly faces of our program leaders, Kayla and Walker, and of course, the heat and humidity of Bangkok. We've barely had any...

So some intrepid backpacktivists are off to Peru, Yet you have no idea what they are going to do! Well in this witty ode, penned from our humble abode, We will do my upmost to try to explain it to you....

Ghana is where you live what you believe. It is loving your neighbor and loving the world at the same time. And in order to connect with others, we have to let people matter, to allow them as individuals to be as important as humanity...

It’s 12:30am and the alarm is singing a sweet melody that in no way matches my mood. Starting a midnight adventure seemed like such a fabulous idea yesterday when the sun was shining and I was well rested. ...