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A Letter from the Yucatan

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I’m back in the States now, and I can officially say that I have experienced Yucatan, Mexico. I got the amazing experience to live in…

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Free Time

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There is a bridge that I cross 4 times a day to go to work that always makes me smile when I walk over it.…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer Abroad

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There are a million ways you could spend your summer break: sleeping all day, getting a part time job, making a YouTube channel, eating as…

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How I Lost Myself on My Gap Year

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Although I don’t like to admit it, I’m the kind of person who likes to have things figured out. Ever since I was in middle…

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Volunteering Moves the World

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This blog post was written by Jonathan Zúñiga Granados, the president of Casa de la Juventud, one of our partner organizations in Costa Rica. He…

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Getting out of a Bubble in Ecuador

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We caught up with Max, a student at Tufts University who joined our Gap Program in Cuenca, Ecuador for the 2017-18 school year. Here, he…

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Just Audrey

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Like an idiot, I came to Ecuador carrying expectations. Last August I looked ahead and saw “cool traveler adventurer Audrey,” the girl that could solve…

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Grand Dream of Adventure

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I have had more adventures in the last few weeks in Ecuador than in the last few years of my life. I have been to…

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AMIGOS Training: Step 1

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AMIGOS training takes place at the beginning of all our programs and is a crucial component of every project. Throughout the year, we develop and…

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