When I heard we would be visiting a famous shelter for street children on our first day in New Delhi, India, I pictured doing some tranquil arts and crafts projects, or reading a few good books with the kids. What I never expected was what [...Read More!]
Volunteering and Donating
Tomorrow is my 30th birthday!
Want to make me REALLY, REALLY happy with a free gift? Here’s what I most desire:
1. Show some love to my two websites, AroundTheWorldL.com and TeachingTraveling.com by: reading, commenting on, and reposting/sharing/emailing articles, “Liking” the Facebook pages (currently near 1,400 fans!) and [...Read More!]
Perhaps you’ve heard of snowboarding, and perhaps you’ve heard of surfboarding. Both activities are adrenaline-filled and frequently televised… but neither can match the feeling of sand in your underpants that you gain from a little activity known as SANDboarding.
Several summers ago, I lived in Peru and [...Read More!]
So you dream of global understanding, connection, and communication. What better way to create this than to have students across the world write letters to one another?
Ahh, the romanticized International Penpal Exchange idea: so beautiful and so grand!
And yet, as those of us who have [...Read More!]
I have just given birth again!
After the successful first year of this delightful, pudgy baby, AroundTheWorldL.com, passion has once again led to creation: my shiny new second site, TeachingTraveling.com!
Allow me to answer some preemptive Frequently Asked Questions about this [...Read More!]
Article #14 in the ESL Student Life Story Project, by Meaad from Saudi Arabia, age 23.
â€œAre you OK?â€ we all asked each other.
â€œDo you know what happened to our friendâ€™s house? Did it get damaged?â€
â€œDid anyone in my cousinâ€™s family die?â€
â€œI have heard that itâ€™s [...Read More!]