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Q&A: Questions

Nina Fock, Participant

Hi, I had two questions which came up in the last couple of days: 1. I currently don’t have a valid student ID, don’t want to bring my European ID (I need to keep it at home in case I lose my passport), and don’t have a drivers license. Is......Read More

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Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

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Q&A: Day pack sizing

Daria Farman-Farmaian, Participant

Q: Hi again, sorry for all the sporadic questions! What will go in or daypacks on a day to day basis? Is it ok if mine is 18 L out should I get something bigger? Thank you! – A: Hi Daria,  You need to be able to fit your rain jacket, water......Read More

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Homestay gifts

Instructors, Instructor

Today we’re bringing you some information on gifts for homestay families. It is highly recommended that you bring gifts for your families to show your appreciation and while it can be kind of tricky figuring out what to give someone you do not......Read More

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Tech policy

Instructors, Instructor

Dear Students, As you gear up (literally and figuratively) to head out on our upcoming adventure, we wanted to speak more on a very important aspect of our non-packing list: your smart phone. Dragons as an organization has a blanket policy that......Read More

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Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

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Q&A: Electronics and gear

Daria Farman-Farmaian, Participant

Hello! As I am getting ready for our trip, I have come up with a few questions I would love some help with. Will we be able to buy adaptors for camera and kindle chargers in country or should we look for them here? If yes, is there one type that......Read More

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Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

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Q&A: Packing Questions

Livia, Participant

Q: Hello! I have a few questions: How many small gifts should we bring for the family’s? Should we bring a sleeping bag? What is the most preferable size for your backpack (being a girl)? Thank you! Livia. – A Hi Livia, You can plan on......Read More