2023 Trip Blogs

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Welcome to Riobamba, Ecuador!!

Welcome to Riobamba, Ecuador!!

We can’t believe the time is almost here. We would like to express how excited we are to meet all of you this summer. We, your Program Coordinators, have spent the last months in Riobamba planning a dynamic 14-day itinerary. We have made so many amazing connections with the people and organizations here and we ... READ MORE

Recent Posts

La Republica Dominicana :)!!

Hello! My name is Aolanni Jimenez, and I am currently a junior at Dougherty Valley High School in San Ramon but lived in Hayward/Union City for a good portion of my life! I am first generation Mexican-American, and I am fluent in Spanish! A little about meee, I work at TJmaxx and In n Out so I’m a pretty busy but ensure to focus on my... READ MORE


My name is Niya Hawthorne and I am a Special Education teacher at Summit Tahoma High School. I am so excited to start our trip to Riobamba, Ecuador! I look forward to developing the unique strengths and talents that each of the Glimpsers joining our trip have, including those they may not realize they have. This will be my first international... READ MORE

Welcome from one of your GGLs, John Sierra!

Greetings Glimpsers! I am so excited to be co-leading your trip to the Dominican Republic!  This will be my 4th trip since I started with Global Glimpse in 2013 – 10 years ago! My first two trips were to Nicaragua, and I went to Ecuador in 2019.  This will be my first time in the DR, so it will be something new for all of us! I teach AP... READ MORE

¡Costa Rica, aquí vamos!

  Hello Global Glimpsers! My name is Rosario Cruz and I will be traveling with you this summer as one of your Global Glimpse leaders! This is my first trip with Global Glimpse so I am looking forward to our experience together. I also have not been to Costa Rica before so I am twice as excited.  I am a school counselor at Overfelt High... READ MORE