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¡Hasta luego y buen viaje!

Raquel, Participant

Hola!! We said goodbye just now to the students and Mr. Caraballo and Ms. Shea. We hope that each of you young ladies continue travelling and getting to know new cultures and languages and share your experiences with those around you! Thanks to......Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

Springside Chestnut Hill India

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3 days in India

Michael & Hayden, Participant

Michael Berry’s YAK The last 3 days in India have been absolutely incredible. My dream… all my life, has been to play cricket in the cricketing nation of the world. We innovatively manufactured a cricket bat and bought a tennis ball in order to......Read More

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Second day in Guatemala

Austin, Participant

¡Hola! This is Austin writing. Today we learned about coffee and how it is made. We talked with someone who grew coffee beans and walked through the process, as well as sampling some mugs. We got to understand how coffee is a part of the culture......Read More

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Day 9 徐昊杰

Jason, Participant

After yet another exhausting day in Chengdu, we yet again have learned so much about the culture of China. With a usual start to the day, we ate a nice breakfast in the hotel and set out to a Buddhist temple, 文殊院 (Wenshu Temple). When we......Read More

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Day 8 周子诺

Anna , Participant

One of my most meaningful experiences today was a short conversation with an elderly man in人民公园 (aka. rénmíngōngyuán/ the People’s Park) of Chengdu. This was not because I practiced my Chinese or learned a new skill, but the......Read More

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Cruising by foot in Kumaon

Debi Goldman, Instructor

Amazing day 4 in Incredible India! SCHers are definitely top notch troopers. Today we did a 9 mile hike to Bajnath Temple. It was surprising because, as India goes, the terrain was tougher than described, a good 7 miles of downhill/uphill off road......Read More

Milton Dominican Republic

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Home stays

Kyara, Stephanie, Chloe, Participant

From our time in Santiago (March 19th): Hello everyone! I, Kyara, wanted to tell you a bit about our experience at our home stays and with our host moms. Yesterday night each pair arrived at their home stays. My host mom’s name is Lourdes and......Read More

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HOLA, GUATEMALA

I TEAM, Participant

What a great first day it was (although the 3:30 wake up call was a little tricky)!!  We participated in some orientation activities when we arrived at the hostel in Antigua, and then we hit the town.  After walking around and checking out a......Read More

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Dance classes with Marisol

Eva, Participant

Dance Class with Marisol This week, each day we have had an hour and a half dance class in the afternoons. we are learning merengue and bachata — two styles that are a huge part of the Dominican culture. Monday and Tuesday, we learned the basics......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

Riverdale China

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Food, Hospitality, and Pineapple!

Kevin Pepin 徐昊然, Participant

My father grew up on the island of Puerto Rico until he was a teenager, when he then moved to New York. He has told me stories about his misadventures in his hometown of Naranjito, a small mountain town. Some of those include drowning a duck,......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

Riverdale China

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My Homestay

Ben Seklir 沈杰明, Participant

Ben Seklir 沈杰明 My homestay family in 临石(Linshi), Chengdu had a profound impact on myself because by embracing me with open arms, they have allowed me to become more comfortable in China and in my Chinese speaking ability. ......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

Riverdale China

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Lin-Shi

Joshua Kombet 谢雨泽, Participant

Never before had I realized our profound indulgence in excess. Within the palm of our hands we hold endless opportunity yet are infinitely confined to the comfort our lives and foolishly fear change. Cruising amidst Beijing’s greyish clouds we......Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

Springside Chestnut Hill India

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Happy Holi!

Leslie, Participant

Happy Holi everyone! Today (the 21st of March) was India’s annual Holi celebration. Our group got the amazing opportunity to participate in this holiday and meet some really amazing people at the same time! We woke up bright and early to views of......Read More