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A Year After Spain

By Alisa Caira, Young Wanderers   |  Today marks exactly one year since I first flew out of Boston on my way to one of the most life-changing experiences I have had to date. A year ago today, I participated in my school’s international exchange to Spain. With around twenty of my fellow classmates, I flew to Spain and was paired with a Spanish-speaking host family. Their daughter had come here in the fall, and then it was my turn...

Angkor What? Getting to Know the Largest Religious Site on the Planet.

By Alessia Hansel Papini Curious traveler, hard-working student and passionate human being who is based in Rome   |  In the midst of the deepest Cambodian jungle lie the remote Angkor temples – the very heart of the Khmer Empire and the holy grail of Buddhists over centuries. Located about six kilometers north of Siem Reap, these breathtaking complexes truly represent the very soul of Cambodia and have been for years a source of fierce national pride, becoming a symbol of Cambodia by appearing on its national...