It’s morning, and the warm sun wakes you as it slowly spills onto your pillow. Outside the window lies the village of Turriabla, Costa Rica — full of lush, green farms, a towering volcano, and sparkling Caribbean coastline.
Today, we’re headed to a local school where we’ll work on our Spanish language skills and help children
We know that young people who experience certain formative life lessons before they are launched into independence have a considerable advantage over their peers.
These lessons are not the ones measured by SAT or ACT scores. They are not lessons learned by being plugged into an electronic medium for hours a day. They can only
How to make a difference as a teenager is a popular topic in the national media these days. Earlier this year, Malala Yousafzai, wowed an audience of bloggers, entrepreneurs and visionaries at the Social Good Summit in New York City. “My dream is to see every girl educated, in every country,” said Malala Yousafzai. This
What developmental experiences can we give our youth during those all-important teenage years? There are many great experiences and teachable moments that you can (and should) expose your children to while you still have some amount of influence on them. Travel should be one of them.
Here are some of our top picks not just for traveling,