2018 Trip Blogs

Featured Post

Top Student Travel Stories of the Summer!

We are excited to share the top blogs of the summer, selected by our interns (and former Glimpsers). From hiking the highest peak in the Ecuadorian Andes and dancing bachata in the hot Dominican sun, to gaining new appreciation for the value of community and complexity of immigration - our Glimpsers truly experienced the transformative power of travel! ... READ MORE

Recent Posts

Day 11: Deconstructing Poverty Day

Today was an especially powerful day for the group as a whole. We learned so many things, whether our thoughts were conscious or subconscious. Dana Konner: One thing that I personally learned was that there are thousands of things that we, living in America, depend on daily. We believe that many things within our lives will always be there if or... READ MORE

Day 13: Cap Day 3, English Tutoring Graduation

To start off our day, we began with a 7:30 wake up call and headed to Roma Santa for a delicious breakfast made by Isabel. From there we took a bus trip, with our driver Don Victor, for our final CAP day at Utopia. The majority of us spent the time at Utopia painting the brick walls while also getting paint splatter on our nice pants and... READ MORE

CAP Day 3: Goodbyes

Hi! This is Drew Grossman and Emilie Amadi, today’s Lideres Del Dia (Leaders of the Day). Today began with an early 6:00 am wakeup. We spent an hour and a half picking up trash and weeding the grounds of La Fundacion. Understandably, the energy and morale were low, but we were able to pick ourselves up and do a great job. Next, we ate breakfast... READ MORE

B1D Return Trip Information

Hello Family and Friends of B1D Glimpsers, We know you’re excited to see your Glimpsers after these two weeks, so below is the flight informationand reminders for when and where to pick them up from the airport. Students will arrive at ORD airport at 9:47 PM on Saturday 8/18 on flight UA1611 at Terminal 1. It takes approximately half an hour (30... READ MORE