The Conscientious Traveler

Article by Hannah Noyes, TTS25 Alumna Tourism in Central America is growing. Over 3.2 million people visited Panama in 2012 and travel and tourism contributed over two billion to the local economy. Costa Rica has one million visitors annually, bringing in one billion a year and making tourism its second largest source of income. Communities [...]

By | March 11th, 2016|Central America, Latin America, Student Work|0 Comments

Change Your World

A "This I Believe" Essay by Sarah Jane Chrysler, Alumna TTS25  Sarah Jane (left) during her Traveling School Semester I have always followed. Followed the rules, followed the dress codes, and followed the people around me. I was so enthralled with where everybody else was headed and how I could get there to [...]

By | November 3rd, 2015|Central America, Featured, Student Work, Uncategorized|0 Comments

TTS25 Zenith Project

“I hope what you learn goes in through your mind, but more importantly, that it touches your heart and goes back out through your hands into your country." Each Traveling School semester group creates a zenith project at the end of their semester - this project can take any form, but is meant to display [...]

By | August 26th, 2015|Central America|0 Comments

Central America Semester Blog (TTS25)

Read the TTS25 Central America Blog here... http://tts25.blogspot.com/ An excerpt by Katy from Illinois: "Chickens crowed as the moon slid its way into the perfect spot in the warm night sky. My host mother Maria Magdelena’s rocking chair slowed as she nervously looked behind her shoulders at the dimly lit houses around her, searching for an [...]

By | June 3rd, 2015|Central America, Latin America, Trip Reports|0 Comments

Maine Voices: Power of GMO labeling laws will vanish under Trans-Pacific Partnership

Article by Emelia von Saltza, TTS21 The free trade agreement will take away our rights and put them in the hands of corporations. “Made in Mexico” is a common label we see on tags of shirts, stuck to banana peels and imprinted into seatbelt buckles, yet that little tag will never tell us the truth [...]

By | December 14th, 2014|Central America, Featured, Press|0 Comments