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How These Students Surprised Coffee Shop Lady With A Trip To Disney World

BY JST NEWS Get your tissues ready! Elon University students Taylor Zisholtz and Lucy Smith-Williams have made a beautiful dream come true for Kathryn Thompson – an elder women working at the Acorn coffee shop on campus for the last ten years. Thompson has only one dream, to take her family to Disney World. When Zisholtz […]

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You Won’t Stop Burning Our ‘Fuel The Future Candle

BY WENDY HUNG It’s no secret that when Jetset Times went to Bocas del Toro, Panama during the winter of 2013, we fell deeply in love with a local organization Give and Surf. Its founder Neil Christiansen is tirelessly bringing education to indigenous children by building schools and creating amazing programs. Not only did we fall in […]

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Why Johnny Depp Always Travels With Captain Jack

BY TEAM JST Facebook/Captain Jack Sparrow Get ready for a sweet story from one of the biggest movie stars in the world. In multiple interviews, actor Johnny Depp has explained why he always travels with his Captain Jack Sparrow costume. SEE ALSO: Spotted! 10 Celebrities Who Love Riding London Town’s Underground During a previous junkit for The Lone Ranger, […]

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How This Streetwear Brand Spreads Positivity Through Electronic Dance Music

BY NADIA CHO Electric Family is a streetwear brand based in Los Angeles that got its origins from electronic dance music. The company was founded by two friends, Matt Dronkers and Andrew Nilon, who would often go to electronic music festivals together with a tight group of friends. They wanted to create something special that […]

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How A Young Woman Raises Cystic Fibrosis Awareness In Brazil

BY WENDY HUNG Courtesy: YouTube Last month, we introduced you to French filmmakers Gwenn Lainé and Gwendal Danguy Des Déserts, both quit their jobs to work on a documentary hoping to inspire the inner travelers in all of us. The film captures their journey around the world, interviewing ordinary people who have undergone important life changes. […]

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A Photographer’s Experience Inspiring Us To Volunteer Travel

Photo: Nicholas Giombi/Photographers Without Borders Below is an interview originally posted on Photographers Without Borders, with their permission, we’re sharing Nicholas’ story in Bocas del Toro at Give and Surf, an organization we support and care immensely about. The interview was written by Mary Cranston.  Photographer Nicholas Giombi recently returned from Bocas del Toro in […]

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Wendy’s May Founder’s Note: #PrayForNepal

BY WENDY HUNG Two weeks ago, I had just flown back from Paris to my home town in Taipei. Within 24 hours, the city experienced 4 earthquakes with the first one striking at 6.4 magnitude. Growing up in, what I often call “the land of shakes,” one would think I’d be used to sporadic quakes lasting 10 seconds at a […]

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