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    Packing Tips: Pack for a Summer Abroad!

    When my boss told me that I was heading to Tanzania for a month this summer, I was so excited.

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    Summer Must-Reads for Teens

    Have a few extra hours (or days) on your hand this summer and want to read something that’s NOT on your AP English summer reading list?

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    Follow the Adventure

    Check out incredible stories of volunteer abroad experiences from high school students around the globe.

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    Booking Airfare for the Best Deal

    Airline tickets are expensive- we’ve all been there, and most of us have come to accept this as a barrier when planning travel.

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    A Real-Life Surfing Safari

    Costa Rica is known for it’s pristine beaches and untouched rainforests. In fact, almost 25% of the land is made up of national parks and protected areas!


Today, the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil kicked off in spectacular fashion with a home team win over Croatia (3-1). Wondering what the next few days have in store for teams hailing from countries where Global Leadership Adventures operates programs? Check out our First Game Schedule and make time to cheer on your favorite team throughout the tournament– whether you’re abroad this summer or will be watching from home. Read More


Dreaming of a summer adventure but stuck at home?

Trust me, I’ve been there! But- if you can scrounge together the $8.99 needed for a Netflix monthly subscription (or better yet, find a friend who already has one), there’s nothing stopping you from a summer of epic adventure from the comfort of your own living room. Grab some snacks and settle in- this is going to be a staycation to remember!

The 10 Best Films on Netflix to Feed Your Wanderlust

1. The Way (2010)


Directed by Emilio Estevez and starring his father, Martin Sheen, this film is hilarious and heartbreaking all-in-one. It also had me frantically Goolging every detail of how to hike the gorgeous Pyrenees mountain range by the time it was over.

2. The Endless Summer (1966)


This classic follows some seriously dreamy surfers to Australia, Africa, Hawaii and everywhere in-between on their quest to find the perfect wave. It’s a little dated, sure, but in the surfing world The Endless Summer still reigns supreme.

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