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

Storytelling Challenge – Painting

  Based on my Global Glimpse experience, I’ve learned to appreciate the origins I came from and recognize the extreme measures history has had on us that impacted all communities from all backgrounds. Interacting with communities in the Dominican Republic, this trip was a life long, eye opening learning experience for me as it was... READ MORE

Storytelling Challenge – New Beginnings

Rabemah Momanyi, 17 Impact Academy, Hayward California Guaranda, Ecuador This artwork reveals aspects of what I learned about Guaranda, Ecuador, the people and the connections I made. On the top left hand corner, it says “Yo ♡ GDA ” which means I love Guaranda. This was a sign in the town square where we took pictures with our Global... READ MORE

Storytelling Challenge – Worth a thousand words

Karina Solano, 17 W.C Overfelt HS San Jose, California San Juan De La Maguana, Dominican Republic   “Travel changes you” My trip to the Dominican Republic was my first time on an airplane and the first time I had gone more than 500 miles away from my city. This trip left a remarkable impact on my life and I am grateful I got the... READ MORE

Storytelling Challenge – A Life Changed

Maddy Sage, 17 Castro Valley High School, Castro Valley California Chitré, Panamá As a Glimpser, my days were filled with program seminars, English tutoring, field trips, and many other adventures. One of my favorite days during my trip was History Day! It was my first full day in Panamá, and I was lucky enough to spend it in a place called Casco... READ MORE