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Adria Zern served as a community health educator with the Peace Corps in northern Belize from 2015 to 2017. She is currently a master’s degree candidate at Columbia University, studying public health with a concentration in sexual and reproductive health.

Wheys Less Traveled: Belizean Cheese Dip


The two years I spent as a Peace Corps volunteer in a rural village in northern Belize taught me to embrace the unfamiliar—and that included adapting to an entirely new cuisine. Early on, I missed the variety of my American diet. I longed to stroll up to a cheese counter and discover something new from […]