Latest Blog Posts in UVM Travel

In Cuba, Only Tourists Drink Mojitos

By Sarah L. Tichonuk He squatted, waiting tensely but patiently, and then seeing the right moment, he snuck the 9-inch blade under the armpit and into the... Continue Reading

UVM Is: Why Kim Howard Wants More Students to Study Abroad

Teaching in Japan was a life-changing experience for Kim Howard. After graduating from University of California, Berkeley, she lived in Japan for two years to teach, which... Continue Reading

Alumna Realizes Dream to Work as Education Volunteer in Panama

By Emily Webb Since her early teenage years, Taylor Dorn of Essex Junction has imagined herself serving in the Peace Corps — she even compiled a “bucket... Continue Reading

Students Learn to Embrace Civic Obligations in Oaxaca

(Photo: Eduardo Robles Pacheco/Flickr) By E. Claire Goodwin Melquiades “Kiado” Cruz sits with a modest smile, looking around the room at the faces of the newcomers in... Continue Reading

An Inside Look at the OLLI Educational Travel Program to Turkey

By Cathi Cody-Hudson It’s hard to imagine that a little over a month ago, I was immersed in the culture of a foreign country as co-lead on... Continue Reading