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My Last Day in Belize

I’ve spent almost my entire summer in Belize. I’ve been to two different Mayan ruins, I’ve been zip lining twice through the jungle, I’ve been to the coast twice, to an island once, I’ve snorkled, I’ve been to a traditional Mayan chocolate demonstration. 95 more words


Silver-linings in Culture Shock

When you move to a new place, obviously you know things will be different.  Do you realize how different they will be?  There will be days when everything seems backwards and unlike the systems that you grew up with.  324 more words


How to Beat Being Homesick

No matter how excited you may be about a big change, like moving abroad, you will have a moment, or maybe many, in which you would die to be home.  392 more words

Culture Shock

Obama Administration Illegal Immigration Prevention Spending in Central America Backfires, Entices Migrants

Predictable Catastrophe: Money Squandered as Confusing and Lenient Policies Encourage Border Crossings

Stephen Dinan reports: The U.S. government paid for a classroom full of computers in El Salvador, but the Salvadoran government never bothered to hire a teacher, investigators said Wednesday — one of a series of bungles in the  590 more words


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Semuc Champey, Guatemala

Semuc Champey has been the number one recommendation from most people I’ve crossed paths with. The natural pools are located in the Guatemalan mountains around Laquin and despite the long journey and endless potholes, hoards of people brave the roads to get to this magical place. 447 more words


So I thought it might be interesting if I tell you why I chose Walk Beside Me for Knowledge .

I’ve toyed with the idea of going abroad and teaching English since I graduated college from Mizzou in 2013. 302 more words

Central America