Posts Tagged ‘Cultural Awareness’

In The Danger Zone: The Truth Behind The Turmoil in Mexico

By Nneka Opene LG Contributor Natalia’s family resides in a small, quiet community just thirty minutes outside of Mexico City’s center. Since most of the residents have known each other all of their lives, I became the talk of the town, as outsiders are very rare. Initially I felt safer in the tiny,...
February 16th, 2011 | Dispatches from the Road | Read More

5 Reasons to do a Language Stay

5 Reasons to do a Language Stay
By Briana Palma LG Contributor The world of travel presents endless options, from cruising the Caribbean to volunteering in Africa. A language stay is another rewarding alternative, particularly attractive for those who love to see the world but don’t get a kick out of the frenetic pace of new-day-new-place...
December 29th, 2010 | Cultural Travel, Featured | Read More

When Cultures Collide: A Snapshot into the Encompass Program

When Cultures Collide: A Snapshot into the Encompass Program
In Mid-February, Lost Girl Deputy Editor Patty Hodapp had quite the adventure in Scotland. Acting as a delegate for the USA, she met with other young adults from Indonesia, Israel, Palestine, and the UK to talk politics, religion, culture…and to get her hands a little dirty, and her feet a little...
March 29th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Featured, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More