South America – Spring 2017

 Welcome to the Spring 2017 blog–South America.   Thank you!  Dear vicarious TTS29ers, As we put the finishing touches on the semester, I look back on the months we spent preparing and getting to know one another through phone calls, emails, Skype chats and in person meetings. Those months filled me with inspiration and hope for another [...]

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Latin America, South America, Trip Reports|0 Comments

Fall 2016 – Southern Africa

Welcome to the blog for The Traveling School's 28th Semester. Fall 2016, Southern Africa.  Preparing to Transition Home Wrapping up a Traveling School semester is an emotional process. We go through a series of transitional activities to help students process these emotions and to prepare them for what’s ahead. Every semester looks a little different [...]

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Southern Africa, Trip Reports|0 Comments

TTS27 Spring 2016 Semester Blog

Welcome to the TTS27 Spring 2016 Semester Blog.  Dear Traveling School family, Sitting in our hotel in Miami, our minds are elsewhere: with our girls waking up at home, with our girls shooting through the sky, homeward bound on planes, and with our girls cherishing their last hours together (for now) in the room next door. [...]

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|Latin America, South America, Trip Reports|Comments Off on TTS27 Spring 2016 Semester Blog

TTS26 Trip Report & Blog, Southern Africa

For 3 1/2 months, 14 young women traveled throughout southern Africa. Their trip began in Zambia and carried them into Botswana, Namibia and finally - South Africa. We are delighted to bring you their trip notes about the amazing places they visited and more importantly - the people they met along the way. Click here [...]

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40+00:00 December 22nd, 2015|Featured, Southern Africa, Trip Reports|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 | 2017-10-19T12:53:41+00:00 June 3rd, 2015|Central America, Latin America, Trip Reports|0 Comments

South-East Africa Trip Blog TTS24

Read the entire library of blogs from TTS24, South-East Africa Fall 2014 here. Rhino Tracking by Ava S., Montana, Junior It was mid-afternoon, and the Matopos savannah was backing in the sun.  We were wandering up a shaggy bluff, five hours in to a seemingly unsuccessful rhino tracking mission.  We climbed over rocks and through dense bushes, [...]

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:41+00:00 December 9th, 2014|South-East Africa, Southern Africa, Trip Reports|0 Comments

South America Trip Blog TTS23

Read the entire library of blogs from TTS23, South America Spring 2014 here: http://tts23southamerica.blogspot.com/ “I live out of an enormous blue backpack, I have Spanish class in the streets of Cusco, and I travel with my classmates and teachers. After three months of being a TTS girl, my mind overflows with knowledge that I wish [...]

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:41+00:00 May 15th, 2014|Latin America, South America, Trip Reports|0 Comments