Welcome to the summer 2016 LeadAbroad blog!  We are so excited to feature students on all of our programs from Cape Town to Greece, Rome to Barcelona.  We will be sharing their experiences, perspectives and advice as we progress through this summer.   Kicking us off is Lauren Edwards on DIRECT Greece! Lauren just … Continue Reading »

Sam on Table Mountain

Table Mountain: CONQUERED! Read about how Sam Reilly, a junior at the University of Michigan, made it to the top! 1. Wow this mountain is massive. How long is it going to take to get to the top? 2. Oh, this isn’t too bad! I’ll be able to keep up and we’ll get there in … Continue Reading »


Caroline Penland, a junior at the University of Georgia, shares her thirst for adventure in her blog below. I remember seeing sandboarding pictures from the LEAD Cape Town trip last year and thinking to myself, “I HAVE to try this someday.” If you do not know what sandboarding is, it is basically like snowboarding, but … Continue Reading »