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WTBD Yaks from China

China: Mandarin Language Intensive (6-week)


Looking Forward to Reading Your Introductions!

Maddie, Patricia, and Ian, Instructor

Hi everyone! 大家好! With just over a month left to go, we can’t wait to meet all of you and are counting down the days until we begin our summer together in Yunnan! Over the past few weeks, the three of us have each shared an introduction......Read More


Yakking about Packing

Colleen, Paola, and Ben, Instructor

Hola Querid@s estudiantes and families, We hope this note finds you doing well as you prepare for a Summer of navigating your way through colorful markets, steeply inclined potato fields, and densely green jungle. This message is meant to supplement......Read More


What to pack!

Randall, Instructor

¡Hola estudiantes! The time has come to start the packing process. The trip is getting closer and getting real ¡ Woohoo¡ You can refer to the Course Preparation Manual for guidance, but we have a few tips from our own experience that we thought......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Madagascar

Madagascar: Island of Diversity


Malaria Information

Micah LeMasters, Instructor

Hi everyone, As many of you probably have heard, we at Dragons do not feel that it is our position to offer advice on what you should or should not do to protect yourself from Malaria while traveling in Madagascar. We feel that everyone should......Read More


Staying healthy this summer starts now!

Claire and the I-team, Instructor

Dear students and families of Bhutan Summer 2019, As we start looking ahead to our incredible upcoming adventure, we wanted to offer a few pointers on how to stay healthy during our time travelling together. Travel can introduce health issues that......Read More


We can’t wait to hear from you!

Claire Bennett, Instructor

Dear Fellow Adventurers, In just a few short weeks, our journey together will start. For everything else in the time leading up to it – we have the yak board! Please post an introduction to yourself so that we can start to all get to know each......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Cambodia

Cambodia: Peace-Building & Conservation



Instructor Team, Instructor

At times when planning for a grand journey, ‘preparation’ may simply mean becoming more comfortable with the unknown. For packing, the necessities are an open mind, a positive and humble attitude, and a healthy body. In terms of physical items,......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (6-week)


¡La aventura casi comienza!

Itzá, Instructor

¡Hola futuros dragones! (find English version of this below) Llegó el momento para presentar al equipo que estará con ustedes durante el verano! No había podido contactarme con ustedes por aquí porque andaba en zonas remotas del Caribe Sur de......Read More

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (6-week), Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4-week) - Group A, Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4-week) - Group B


Pre-Course Webinar Recording

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Students & Families, As you prepare for the upcoming departure, don’t forget about your pre-course webinar recording! While many of you joined us for the live discussion and Q&A, we also recorded the conversation and presentation so......Read More