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27 May What Makes A Great Peace Corps Host Family

This post originally appeared on our personal blog while we were still in Peace Corps. It has been revived here as part of our Jamaican culture series. Home stays are not unique to Peace Corps. They are an integral part of many transformative, cross-cultural programs. Sharing life with another family, being...

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21 Dec What We Miss About Jamaica

This post originally appeared on our personal blog while we were still in Peace Corps. It has been revived here as part of our Jamaican Culture series. April 21, 2014: We’ve been reflecting over the past couple weeks on what we will miss the most when we leave Jamaica. We also, consequently,...

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Galina Breeze Hotel, Boutique hotel in St. Mary Jamaica | Intentional Travelers

17 Jan Galina Breeze Hotel, Jamaica

When we lived in Jamaica as Peace Corps Volunteers, it was nice to have a place where we could relax and recharge. Though clear across the island from where we lived, Galina Breeze Hotel became our oasis. If you're traveling in northern Jamaica and looking to get a little off the...

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12 Jan Remembering Haiti 5 Years After the Earthquake

Haiti's magnitude 7.0 earthquake of Jan. 12, 2010, left 220,000 people dead, 300,000 injured and rubble nearly everywhere. (NPR.org) In the summer of 2009, Jedd and I had the opportunity to travel to Northern Haiti for the first time on a vision trip with Haiti Foundation of Hope. Being Jedd's first experience...

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