Raised by a single parent, Jessica knows first-hand what it's like to have little money. She often escapes the reality of her circumstances - poor and living in a small town by getting lost in her books about travel. Jessica and her boyfriend, Josh, visit the State Department's booth during career day at their high school and soon develop a plan that will forever change their lives. The two are accepted as Interns and soon are traveling abroad to many of the places they'd only dreamt about. Jessica couldn't be happier; however she learns quickly that plans have a way of changing, and not always for the better.