Tag Archives: Deaf World Travel

Update on The Deaf Dream: Challenges and Miracles

We just sent out the latest newsletter from The Deaf Dream. It’s a newsy email so I thought I’d share it here on the blog as well. So many good things happening! Sign up to get the newsletter yourself. It’s … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Semester at Sea is Worth the Cost

I remember the first time I saw Semester at Sea online. I was absolutely giddy at the thought of living on a ship for months, traveling to 15+ countries, and making global-minded friends. Then I saw the cost, had a heart-attack, … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Shawn from the Netherlands. “I’m Deaf. I Dream.”

My friends, Sanne and Shawn, from the Netherlands just put out their own “I’m Deaf. I Dream.” videos!!! I love it and wanted to share it with you guys. Enjoy! 🙂 Please make your own “I’m Deaf. I Dream.” video … Continue reading

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VIDEO: My Friend’s Fight for Deaf Muslim Women Rights

***It’s funny, we had been signing in a mix of Turkish Sign Language, American Sign Language, and VGC (Visual Gestural Communication) before filming this, so you can probably see a few ASL signs pop up throughout the video. 🙂 *** … Continue reading

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My All-in-One, Ever-Growing, All-Encompassing List of Books on Deaf Culture and Community (33 and Counting!)

I’m no expert – just pulling together the books I’ve come across and loved. No particular order, just a small summary on each (and about a million hours worth of copy-and-pasting links to Amazon for you so you can buy … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with Deaf Day?!?

What if you walked onto campus today and saw this sign: What would you think? How would people react? I can tell you one thing: firing the university president wouldn’t be out of the question and students would start well-deserved protests. The … Continue reading

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5 MORE Best Books on Deaf Culture

My last post, 5 Best Books on Deaf Culture, has had consistent views for the last couple of years. It’s about time I updated with 5 MORE best books on Deaf culture! Let me know if I’m missing one that … Continue reading

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How do European Locals Travel Cheaply?

YOUR DREAM: Travel Europe with Nothing but a Backpack However, like most travelers, your pocket book is tight. How can the locals afford to travel Europe? At the start of my summer in Europe, I planned on using planes and trains, just … Continue reading

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Sarcophagi, Harems, and Dancing in the Streets

I’ve done more in the last couple of weeks than the majority of my travels this year. So I decided to be a little lazy and throw some of the random activities into one blog post for those of you … Continue reading

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Met a Deaf Family in Istanbul!

Had the most INCREDIBLE day! As of a couple of days ago, I am now staying with my friend, Melissa, from the LDS Turkish branch. We went to find a bank this afternoon at Taksim and as we were making … Continue reading

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