The End

Most memorable visit My most memorable visits during the study tour were those to CNN and BBC, two prominent global news media organizations. This appealed to me because I was a news reporter, who intended to further my career in broadcast media. Also, one of the reasons I chose the MAIGC program was to learn…

Mass media in Cambodia- observations 

      A few days ago one of the other volunteers I work with had a game idea to use during one of our English classes at the NFO center. We needed to get a newspaper to be able to play the game. We asked some of the kids at the center but they only…

England: A Historical Country

The uniqueness of the country, England is tied to its rich history and tradition. Even though this was my first time in England, I was able to imagine what the country looked like in the past and learn a little about wars that had been fought. This was possible, because of the visual representations situated…

CHINA: Trip Of A Lifetime

Before I departed for China, well-wishers suggested this would be a “trip of a lifetime.” They were correct! Even before leaving, I knew three weeks abroad in a dramatically different culture and unfamiliar location would be amazing. As any tourist would be, I was excited about the sights, tastes, history, and culture — and China…

CHINA: Local Pride

Although being in the grand city of Beijing for the last few days has been exhilarating (as I expect Shanghai will be next week), one of the reasons I booked this particular tour is that it visits numerous less populated and rural destinations in China. For example, I was eager to explore the city of…

Cambodia- local pride 

This weekend I went to Phnom Penh with some of the other volunteers from the organization and while we were there we decided to visit the Khmer Rouge Killing Fields and the S-21 Prison. Although, it was one of the most depressing things and places I’ve visited here, it is important to see and learn…