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Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Emma Willard School Girls Arrive in Vietnam

We made it last night around 2AM to our hotel after a long visa processing adventure. Sara Rahimi passed the immigration officer at the last minute of her birthday 12AM, with about 15 seconds to spare!Girls were a little excited last night but finally fell asleep. We got up and had a delicious breakfast: dumplings, yogurt, sausage, pancakes, fried noodles,… [Read Full Article]
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Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Michelle Obama Urges Students to Study Abroad

While President Obama met with Chinese leader Hu Jintao at the White House, first lady Michelle Obama used Hu's visit to encourage students to become part of the global community. "Studying in countries like China isn't only about your prospects in the global marketplace. It's not just about whether you can compete with your peers in other countries to make… [Read Full Article]
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Friday, December 03th, 2010

Seeing Global and Thinking Peace

I first traveled with Peace Works Travel when I was a junior in high school. I had been interested in travel from a young age, likely instilled by my parents’ stories of their youthful adventures: traveling to Europe by cargo ship, diving in Bolivia, trekking through the vast planes of the Serengeti. I wanted to see the world of their… [Read Full Article]
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Thursday, November 18th, 2010

"Seeing With My Senses" by former traveler, Kaitlin Kall

We are happy to feature a guest blog post by former Traveler, Kaitlin Kall.  If you are also interested in guest blogging for PWT, please let us know. __________I traveled to Vietnam with Peace Works Travel World my junior year of high school. Vietnam was a name I had grown up hearing: a place my father had tried to avoid, a… [Read Full Article]
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Thursday, November 04th, 2010

The Economist Just Published a New Article on Myanmar’s Election

Slowly, the Myanmar army eases its grip and an unfair and un-free poll stirs plenty of cynicism. But a political transition may be starting at last.Here's the full story via The Economist: "Myanmar's election - Slowly, the army eases its grip" Photo credit: The Economist/ Reuters [Read Full Article]
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