Working while travelling

By Andrea Gottschalk & Marina Errecart

A young woman with a backpack is looking at the ruins of an ancient Maya city Tikal. Guatemala

A young woman with a backpack is looking at the ruins of an ancient Maya city Tikal. Guatemala

Sometimes we feel the pressure of routine and daily life, we miss freedom and adventure. Constantly dreaming about travelling but at the same time we feel prisoners of the safety of a permanent job. Our home surrounded of our loved family and friends also seems impossible to leave behind.  Continue reading

What makes Travel the Most Effective Education?

By Tracey Chandler

TravellingA conservative education is the foundation of a “real life,” and travel is nothing more than an extended youthtime wasted to play around and avoid “real responsibilities.” Continue reading

6 reasons why teaching English abroad is not for you

By Tracey Chandler

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

Traveling across Argentina with expert advice

By Tracey Chandler

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

Jessica Womack shares her experiences of Teaching English in Argentina

By Tracey Chandler

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.

 

 

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Marla Torrado talks about completing her thesis as a foreign student in Argentina

By Tracey Chandler

279226_10150244522623716_2280168_oMarla Torrado, 31 years old, born and raised in Puerto Rico, currently lives in Austin, Texas, as she is completing her PhD at the University of Texas-Austin in Community and Regional Planning. She was offered a Fulbright Fellowship in order to carry out her dissertation fieldwork and is spending nine months of that time in Argentina to work on her thesis… one month in Buenos Aires and eight months in Córdoba. Continue reading

10 tips for getting the most out of your GAP year around Latin America

By Tracey Chandler

If you’re planning a GAP year around Latin America, what are the 10 most important things to bear in mind. This is our selection… Continue reading

Heather Drinnan talks to Connecting World about her Working Holiday in Argentina

By Tracey Chandler

Heather 7Heather 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

Will there be problems receiving packages in Argentina from abroad?

By Tracey Chandler

Package sending, By www.Postur.isIs 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

Female, single and looking for a challenge – Try a working holiday in Argentina

By Tracey Chandler

Anne Laure from FranceIf you’re female and looking for a challenge that you can embark on all on your own, a working holiday program in Argentina is definitely something you should look into. Continue reading