After spending a few nights in Miraflores and absolutely falling in love with the charm and passion of this city,  Landon and I walked down to the lighthouse overlooking the water and wrote this song....

Before writing this, it is important to note that I cannot represent the voices of my entire group, and others may have different outlooks than I do about what we've seen or what we're doing. ...

Upon completing my undergrad thesis on alternative and sustainable learning environments, my conclusion deciphered how the presence of change within our society could be most effectively achieved amongst children....

On one of our last nights at Kausay Punku, we had “community day” with the community of Maska. All of us staying at the farm went up to the local soccer field to play with the kids. First we played a soccer game against them,...

As a person who can't say that they have ever taken a legitimate cooking class, I wasn't really sure on what to expect when I headed into my first one at "Cooking at Home" in Chiang Mai. However I can confidently say that I was...

It’s my first night in Cambodia and I find myself on the rooftop patio at a hostel in Battambang eating dinner with a few other travelers. We are sharing stories about our latest adventures, describing our favorite meals, and talking about our future destinations — the typical...

Holy smokes! It's been only a little over two weeks and what an adventure it's been so far. From the busy city of Lima to straight into the jungle, all while traveling in style: a 30-hour bus ride, crammed combis (vans) on windy roads, and...

The silver lining in long layovers - time for reflection. For me, India: Mind & Body was all about listening. It began with listening to myself; listening to my soul, my true intentions, and my passions. Being true to myself and seeking new perspectives that challenged...

Our Bolivia: Lands & Livelihoods team created a 'zine together, filled with little gems like this list filled with wildly differing opinions. Backpacking makes us consider some things we would never have thought possible...

The days are winding down, and my flight back to the States is approaching quickly. It's hard not to reflect on the entirety of my trip, much less the past few days and weeks....

Mambo! Greetings from Arusha, Tanzania! So much has happened in the last few days – a snake farm, dalla dalla rides, street haggling, trying custard apple – I don’t even know where to start! Pole pole! ("Slow down!" in Swahili.)...

In just a few hours during our agro-tour in the Nakhon Pathom province, we caught a glimpse of not only the agricultural sector that powers this province, but also less visible cultural practices and social trends....