2019 Trip Blogs

Featured Post

Top Student Travel Stories of the Summer!

Greetings from Global Glimpse alumni, Aileen and Yumei! We’ve returned to GG this summer to intern in the Bay Area office. We have the amazing opportunity to follow along with student reflections on the blog as they share their travel experiences. We’ve enjoyed reading how Glimpsers are learning to expand their knowledge, develop their leadership skills, become global citizens, ... READ MORE

Recent Posts

A Well Earned Break – Free Day #1

Quote of the day: “If you want to go fast go alone, if you want to go far, go together.”  –African Proverb  Hello, it’s Hannah, today’s Leader of the Day! After yesterday’s intense and hectic schedule from Living Like a Local, it was a sigh of relief to have our first free day today. We were given the opportunity to sleep in late this... READ MORE

Day 6: Education!

Hey y’all! My name is Maria Lourdes Byers, and I was the Lider Del Dia for Day 6: Education Day. We started Education Day with a visit to the Yaruquies School, a community-empowered institution that caters to the impoverished and areas devoid of education options in Riobamba. The visit was eye-opening, especially when seeing the difference... READ MORE

Exploring Riobamba!

Hola! Today we had our second “free day” from the two weeks we have been in Ecuador! Unlike the last “free day,” where we had to be accompanied by our Global Glimpse Leaders, this time we were able to go on our own in groups of 4 or more Glimpsers. People separated into groups and many of us explored the downtown area. Many of us were able to buy... READ MORE

Beginning CAP

Today, we began the first day of our CAP project! After days of talking, deciding, and intense brainstorming we came to the conclusion of painting the classrooms as well as cleaning and refurbishing the garden. Today we all truly began to realize that helping others feels amazing. It not only puts a smile on the face of the person you’re helping... READ MORE