Posted: 11/4/2021 | November 4th, 2021
Every year, hundreds of thousands of young people pack their bags to study or volunteer abroad.
Well-intentioned and curious Westerners — brought up to believe that international travel broadens our horizons — travel to low-income countries to learn about people and cultures different from their own.
While travel abroad can provide much-needed perspective, it can also be deeply discomforting. Travelers can find themselves unsure about how to think ...
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