Claudia in front of the Disney University sign

“That’s the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up.”

After a full two weeks here at the most magical place on Earth, I’m thinking that I don’t want to leave!! Everyone here is so nice and welcoming. Some people…

Blake teaches an older lady English

Finding Community in Lianhua

  Every Tuesday and Thursday for the past two weeks, Hannah and I have been instructing English at the YMCA/YWCA Lianhua Community Center. Our projects have mostly been directed towards…

Bridge over a lake in a valley

What Is with the Snow?!

Hi everyone! My name is John Canning and I am currently an international student at JCC from Canada! You’ve probably have seen my broad chested physique walking around campus. I…

edible decorations; children making a candy poster

Home Sweet Home

Home sweet home, literally. Warning: There will be many puns   My stay in Chengdu, China keeps getting sweeter and sweeter as the days go by. Popular department store IFS…

Three Sweathearts statues

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.”

As I begin this journey, I realize there is a lot to take in. This is the first time that I will be away from home for such a long…

Let the Journey Begin!

Checking Out the View After our almost 19 hour flight packed with sprinting to terminals and dealing with baggage claims, Blake and I finally arrived in the bustling city of…

Blake with pandas

Visiting the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding

  The Chengdu Research Base of giant panda breeding is a hot spot for tourists in the Sichuan Province of China. Because of the cute and cuddly appearance of the…

Taylor Kickbush in London

Blossoming in London and Beyond

“Come on, Taylor, you’re going to miss the train! Hurry, hurry, hurry!” yells my roommate, Maggie, from the opposite side of the local train station. Caramel macchiato and boarding ticket in hand,…

Someone in a Goofy outfit and a member of the Disney Intern program

The Beginning of a Great Adventure

Hello all!! I would like to start this blog off right with a countdown. Two weeks to go. I first heard about the Disney College Program when my family and…

Taylor Kickbush next to sign "Love Never Fails"

Cheers, from London!

I would have never imagined being in the city of London at this point in my life. Beautiful Victorian architecture, famous street art, bustling underground tubes (subways), 200 acre parks, double…