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

The Price of Sugar

“The fight is never about grapes or lettuce.  It is always about people” –Cesar Chavez The morning starts off soft, quiet, with the rooster crying on the roof. It’s rushed, with mashed plantains and fried cheese, a thick slice of pineapple. The ride to the sugarcane factory is quickly subdued into a tired kind of silence. We meet Pablo... READ MORE

Free Day 2, Last Full Day in Bonao

My time as Lider Del Dia was a rocky road due to becoming slightly under the weather. Today was our last free day in Bonao which is exciting because we had the ability to explore the city but sad because it was our last time going out on the town with the people we went on this journey with. The most surprising thing is how flexible everyone was... READ MORE


Throughout the day, the group and I finished our CAP Project where we painted the classrooms, painted waves on the hallways, put ours and the community’s hand prints on the wall to make a heart. We also finished outside by painting tires a light blue color with cute little yellow flowers on them. To top it off we also planted a variety of plants... READ MORE


Hello, Family and Friends of the B1D Global Glimpse delegation, We know you’re excited to see your Glimpsers after these two weeks, so we thought we would share a reminder about the return flight information so you know when and where to pick them up from the airport! Here is the group’s return flight info: Students will arrive at Chicago... READ MORE