Considering the damage already caused to our natural world, it seems obvious to many that saving the planet be at the very top of our list of things to do. The reality is, unfortunately, not as we would have hoped.
The need to be more conscious about and take responsibility for the unforgivable contamination of our planet’s ecosystem, is an obligation which is long overdue. The human race has shown little respect for the effect that climate change has had on the planet’s vegetation, and little care for the knock-on effect that this is having on fauna across the globe – many species have already disappeared and thousands continue to be in danger.
In February 2014, the Argentine peso suffered from a sudden and sharp decrease which gave way to a huge increase in the value of the US dollar — in just two days it rose 17 percent against the peso.Continue reading →
Spring in Argentina is a wonderful time to visit, firstly because of the weather. The days begin to get longer after the winter, and the sun starts to come back out of its shell — without being that kind of aggressive summer sun — so that we can run around freely in shorts and t-shirt. Continue reading →
The contamination of the environment is a problem which affects the entire planet. There isn’t a country across the world which isn’t affected in some way by environmental issues and/or contamination of some kind. Argentina hasn’t been miraculously saved from the fate of the rest of the world. It also suffers from the consequences of climate change.Continue reading →
Connecting Worlds is happy to announce that it is actively working alongside Fundación Media Pila and the work that they do to support the local community. Youcould help usto continue offering support to Fundación Media Pila too. Continue reading →
What does it mean to be a responsible tourist? How does one travel responsibly? Does responsible tourism only relate to taking care of the planet or does it also relate to how we interact with the people and the cultures we come across when away from home? Continue reading →
The worst thing that a volunteer can ever do is choose a project without due care and consideration and then abandon that project before the end of the program because they then realised that the project wasn’t “for him.” Continue reading →
One of the many misconceptions that has been fostered thanks to years of colonial rule is that Latin America is in some way “behind” Europe – that the European way of life is more advanced, more developed, more civilised, less dangerous, and the list goes on. Continue reading →
There are lots of blogs on the Internet which write about how amazing it is to teach English as a foreign language abroad. There are few which write about the difficulties of teaching English abroad and the reasons why it might not be the right choice for some people. Continue reading →