2019 Trip Blogs

Featured Post

Top Student Travel Stories of the Summer!

Greetings from Global Glimpse alumni, Aileen and Yumei! We’ve returned to GG this summer to intern in the Bay Area office. We have the amazing opportunity to follow along with student reflections on the blog as they share their travel experiences. We’ve enjoyed reading how Glimpsers are learning to expand their knowledge, develop their leadership skills, become global citizens, ... READ MORE

Recent Posts

Storytelling Challenge – A Glance Into Chitre

“A Glance into Chitre” by Sadie Guy, Plainfield North High School, Class of 2022. To see more of Sadie’s trip check out her video.   READ MORE

Storytelling Challenge – Overcoming My Lifetime Bully

Having switched elementary schools as a child, I was teased and made fun of because of my size. I became an extremely self-conscious person in middle school and would constantly limit what I could do because of  it. I grew to become a shy and quiet person. Someone who responds but never initiates, someone who likes to stay at home than go out,... READ MORE

Storytelling Challenge – In Ecuador

In Ecuador Last summer I went to Ecuador. Guaranda, to be exact. High in the Andes, 9,000 ft above the sea, A new experience in every shape and form. This is a tribute to my trip.   Chimborazo, Lord Ice Breath Stands guard over the towns and farms. Rolling hills of green, tamed by skilled hands, Surrounds the city of seven hills. Sheep and... READ MORE

Storytelling Challenge – A New Experience

This poem is my way of representing the experiences that I had during the beginning and end of my trip to Guaranda, Ecuador. My Experience with Global Glimpse through Poem   Nerves began to rise only to fall Don’t know the people at all Slowly we’ll grow close Our friendships will grow like a rose   The culture is inviting And the... READ MORE