Imagine you’ve decided to visit Argentina, for whatever reason. You might be in the country on a teaching English abroad program, a working holiday, a Spanish course or you might just be visiting as a regular tourist. Continue reading →
According to Top Universities, around 90,000 international students visit Argentina on an annual basis, making it the second most popular Latin American country for foreign students coming in behind Uruguay.
Thanks to one of Connecting Worlds’ international partners, ESLstarter, Jessica Womack found herself arriving to Buenos Aires’ international airport just a few months ago to realize a program of Teaching English in Argentina.
There are many opportunities for willing volunteers to make a difference in Argentina. Connecting Worlds already has connections in three specific sectors — animal recovery, public medical services and support for children and teenagers who live on the streets. Continue reading →
Heather Drinnan, from New Zealand, was in her second year of teaching English in Japan when she decided that it was time for a new challenge. After a little bit of thought and lots of preparation, she decided to commit to a Working Holiday program in Balcarce, Argentina. She shares her thoughts about the entire experience with Connecting Worlds in this short interview. Continue reading →
Is it really that difficult to receive a package in Argentina from abroad? Are there many complications? “My family wants to send me something from home while I’m on my working holiday in Argentina… will it really be that difficult for me to collect the package that they send?” Continue reading →
What did International Women’s Day 2014 reveal? What were some of the most pertinent statistics revealed on this day? How was it celebrated in Latin America? Connecting Worlds takes a look at some global figures and shares some of the events from Chile and Argentina to mark the event. Continue reading →
Have you ever considered leaving your job, jacking it all in and heading off on a round-the-world-trip? Then what are you still doing sat at your desk in front of your computer screen! Continue reading →
Argentina might be popular with tourists for the colourful beauty of its canyons in the northwest regions, for the spectacular sights of the icebergs in the south, for its far-reaching vineyards in Mendoza, or for the challenge presented by Aconcagua, but Argentina has also worked hard to make itself an attractive place to visit beyond the realms of its natural beauty. Continue reading →