Notes from Cuba

wow, wow WOW! Tom and I were blown away by the vibrance and energy of this island nation. And as with most places, we learned so much about the country’s complex history with the US. Overall, I would highly recommend Cuba as both a gapper destination or vacation...

Site Visits in South Africa

I spent a truly incredible 12 days traveling in South Africa this November, visiting program partners and learning about this amazing country. Atop Lion’s Head in Cape Town! Here are some visual highlights of my trip: Cheetahs taking a break after a big meal...
Notes from Hawaii

Notes from Hawaii

As I’ve explained in previous posts, traveling and conducting in-person site visits are integral to my work as a gap year advisor. I put my major travels on hiatus in 2016 as I welcomed my second daughter, so when 2017 rolled around, I wanted to do something...