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

Day 10- Deconstructing Poverty

Hey all! Today we worked with kids in the Manitas Trabajadoras organization to help them sell candies and shine shoes for a couple hours. The purpose of the organization is to help the kids stay off the street and in school while still supporting their families. Before going out to sell the candies, we took a moment to have fun with the kids and... READ MORE

One Foot In Two Different Countries: The Power of Immigration Day

QOTD: “The more you can increase fear of immigrants and aliens, the more you control all of the people.”  –Noam Chomsky Jessica: Greetings everyone! Today me and Tarunika were both leaders of the day for a day that I was very excited for, Immigation Day. We learned about immigration in the Dominican Republic as we traveled to the border of... READ MORE

Our last full day in Riobamba!

Hola! Today was our last day at the CAP (Community Action Project)  project. We arrived at San Juan Senior Home in the morning to finish up our projects. We divided ourselves into groups to continue our work. The garden group successfully finished their projects by adding beautiful shelves with plants on the wall. The art group created 5... READ MORE

Environmental Day: in Valleriquito

What’s crackalacking ya’ll. Andrea and Izaak here, writing from Las Tablas – our home away from home.  We started our day with a soul wrenching wake-up at 7:30, filling the halls with moans and groans on the way to breakfast. Despite our inner grumblings at this early wake up time, we geared up and pushed through. Then, to our joy, we were... READ MORE