Study Abroad

Before visiting Lima, I read a Lonely Planet description that the city is “one part southern Cali doused with a heavy dose of America Latina.” The short description came to mind as I overlooked the cliffs of Miraflores, rocks that so closely resembled the cliffs of Palos Verdes in L.A., a mere 4,000 miles away. … Read More >>

Emergency Numbers Abroad

Are You Prepared For An Emergency Abroad? Imagine this: you are the foreign au pair taking care of twin three-year-olds while their parents are away for the weekend. When you wake up in the morning, you find only one of them asleep in bed. There’s no reason to panic yet, at least that’s what you … Read More >>