Click photo to watch video by Ava. TUCKER- Antarctica was my absolute favorite place on this entire trip. Between the beautiful views and the great food, it was all amazing. One of the best things about staying on the boat was all of the people. There were a few other kids on the boat who… Read More Antarctica

Bogota, Colombia

Click the above photo for the video by Tucker. DAN- It has been so long since I have spoken Spanish with any regularity. The language was not easy for me to learn in the first place and I was pretty nervous that I had left it all in some other life. Instead, a long-dark portion… Read More Bogota, Colombia

Bali, Indonesia

AVA- Bali was full of ups and downs. One of the key points of Bali for me was Christmas. I LOVE Christmas. Sweater weather, traditions, and the jolly mood. While this Christmas wasn’t all bad, there were definitely highs and lows. We spent Christmas in Seminyak, Bali. Widely known for its beautiful beaches and amazing… Read More Bali, Indonesia


TUCKER- I really liked Vietnam. During our time in Vietnam, we went on a long nice tour which took up most of time in the beautiful country. We started in the the city of Hanoi. We stayed in a hotel with great food and a really nice and helpful staff. One of the craziest things… Read More Vietnam


TERESA- I have always wanted to go to Thailand and see its serene temples, beautiful beaches and eat as much Thai food as possible. I did not do a lot of the planning for this part of the trip and since we were going to be in country over a month, we felt there would… Read More Thailand


Tokyo Kyoto/Hakone DAN- Johannesburg to Tokyo…. whoo. First impression, this is the quietest, cleanest city in the world. The mix of electric vehicles and everyone trying not to be noticed means that even the largest city in the world is eerily quiet. Combine this with the lack of English speakers and uniqueness of culture, Japan… Read More Japan