Many travel and study abroad programs include a service component, but something particularly special about service with LeadAbroad is the application. We work hard to create service opportunities for our students that not only allow them to help out in the local community, but to go beyond by building relationships with these locals and learning integral … Continue Reading »

Connecting with students during service week

By: Katie Peltier, a junior at the University of Texas I will focus on my strengths but remember my weaknesses. LEAD Cape Town is all about how you can become a better leader; so many times we are told to focus on your weaknesses so you can become better in that area but, we tend … Continue Reading »

Old Biscuit Mill market

Always a student favorite, you cannot go wrong with a meal from the Old Biscuit Mill. Isabelle Martin from the University of Mississippi shares her favorites in her blog below! Being the foodie that I am, I strongly believe that Old Biscuit Mill (OBM) is any food lover’s heaven. From different venders from all over … Continue Reading »

LEAD Cape Town on Bloukrans Bridge Bungee

Christopher Bybee, a junior at Texas A&M University, describes a powerful moment on Bloukrans Bridge in South Africa as our students made the 709ft bungee jump. Don’t miss this incredible story of courage and support. It’s interesting in life to see simple things come together to create a powerful moment. We often aren’t able to … Continue Reading »

View of Table Mountain from Signal Hill

Eternity Perry, a junior at Oglethorpe University, wrote up a great list of some of the highlights of our LEAD Cape Town program! Be sure to check out each one of these if you decide to visit Cape Town! Cape Town is an amazing city. There is a ton of things to do and amazing … Continue Reading »

Bloukrans Bridge bungee

Mary Kittleman, a senior at the University of Maryland, had the courage to conquer her fears with the encouragement of other GoGlobal students. Congrats, Mary! 1. Anxious – Throughout Adventure Week, I was extremely nervous about bungee jumping off of Bloukrans Bridge. I have always been afraid of heights and I’m not really sure why. … Continue Reading »

Ready for the world's highest bungee jump

Hannah Fierle, a junior at Miami University, leaped out of her comfort zone on Adventure Week with LEAD Cape Town. Congrats to Hannah and our other students who conquered their fears! My ankles weighed down and a thick bungee cord hooked to my harness, I am shaking with fear as I hobble to the edge … Continue Reading »