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Dear Lola…

Josephine, Participant

Yak of the Week

Dear Lola, Only three months ago we were sitting at a café in Amsterdam, eating ‘bitterballen’ and sharing the limited amount of information we knew about a Dragons semester. This was when you first heard you’d be travelling with all your......Read More



Instructor team, Instructor

After bittersweet farewells, everyone has gone their separate ways. Cathy, Emma, Lauren, Sally, Bau, and Michelle are on their way to Paris before transferring home. Gabe is off to adventure in Spain. Pablo has one more night in Casablanca before......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation


Thursday, December 5, Jakarta

Chris, Participant

Yak of the Week

Thursday, December 5, Jakarta “Because here’s something else that’s weird but true: in the day-to-day trenches of adult life, there is actually no such thing as atheism. There is no such thing as not worshipping. Everybody worships. The only......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Morocco

Morocco: Ancient Cities to the Atlas Mountains


Group flight status unchanged

Jessica, Dragons Admin

Hello everyone, As you’re likely aware, there have been strikes in Paris that have interrupted travel, including flights. I just spoke to Air France and they said that as of now, none of our fall team’s group flights have been cancelled,......Read More


…and they’re off!

Jody, Dragons Admin

Dear Families & Friends, Students on the group return flight departing from Kunming are on their way home (or towards onward travel)! Thanks so much to instructors Marcus, Maddie, Pei, and Tindy, to our China Program Coordinator, Annie Jiao, all......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B


Many Thanks

Ben, Participant

Good evening, On our last night before the students make their way home, we wanted to share a few thoughts with all of you who helped make this course possible. First, we are grateful for the support you have provided these students in arriving to......Read More


These Legs Are Made For Walking

Bridget, Participant

Crackling knees and rolled ankles. That is a description of my body during trek and possibly the name of our Acapella group’s first album. Please comment other album name suggestions down below! To preface this post, it is important to know......Read More