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the art of returning

the art of returning

  There’s something magical about visiting a place for the first time. That first glimpse of the majestic Swiss Alps, the initial whiff of French bakeries brimming with fresh baguettes, the first time my toes dug into the white sand beaches of the South Pacific, the way my heart rate nearly doubled when I first...
a different kind of luxury

a different kind of luxury

I had never considered myself to be a luxurious traveler until recently. I would say that 90% of my travels have been for study abroad. I was on a scholarship, a budget, and my twin bed in the dorm room wasn’t exactly my idea of luxury. It wasn’t until I was sitting in the back...
is volunteering abroad the right choice for you?

is volunteering abroad the right choice for you?

Volunteering abroad requires courage, compassion, and an appetite for adventure.  Find out if it’s the right choice for you after reading our conversation with RSJ contributor Dana Bruxvoort.
support the women of pattaya, thailand + be gorgeous

support the women of pattaya, thailand + be gorgeous

In an international hotspot for prostitution, Suayngaam Jewelry Project seeks to share beauty with those who have been oppressed by poverty.  Each of these gorgeous pieces have been hand-crafted by the women of Pattaya, Thailand, whose lives are constantly endangered by social injustice.  Share their mission of beauty + hope today!
That time we crossed the thai/cambodian border

That time we crossed the thai/cambodian border

Check out RSJ Contributor Dana Bruxvoort’s first installment of the “That Time We…” series.  Dana reflects on the uncomfortable experience of renewing her Thai visa, and how sometimes all we need is a good song and a gorgeous sunrise to refresh our point of view.