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...
2016 Gap Year Workshops in Vermont

2016 Gap Year Workshops in Vermont

EnRoute is Accepting Applications for 4-Part Gap Year Planning Workshop Series in Vermont Starting in March 2016! Taking a Gap Year in 2016? Live in Central Vermont? For high school seniors planning to take a Gap Year, this workshop series offers personalized...
EnRoute Visits Oaxaca, Mexico

EnRoute Visits Oaxaca, Mexico

Every year I like to plan a site visit to a new location. It’s important as an advisor to evaluate programs in-person and to flex those travel muscles! Site visits offer unparalleled insight into potential gap year opportunities. Plus, let’s be honest,...
Taking on Thailand!

Taking on Thailand!

Chiang Mai, ThailandNovember 2010It’s hard to dislike Thailand – it’s got it all: rich culture, beautiful beaches and forest and wonderful people!  I was lucky enough to spend a few weeks in the north of Thailand exploring new programs and...
Volunteer Site Visit: Sustainable Agriculture in Nepal

Volunteer Site Visit: Sustainable Agriculture in Nepal

Tanahun, Nepal, October 2010We left Pokhara after trekking one morning to visit the site of a volunteer project in the Tanahun district of Nepal.   The organization works in various capacities to help Nepali farmers cultivate their crops organically and sustainably. ...