Food For Thought: Cuisine in Argentina

By Harriet Webb

EmpanadasMouth-watering steaks and crisp red wines are probably the first things that spring to mind when one is asked to imagine Argentina. And while there is no denying that the country has, to use a French expression, the crème de la crème of both delicacies, there are plenty of other culinary delights that are less well-known, but just as delicious. Continue reading

What makes Spring in Argentina such a great time to visit?

By Tracey Chandler

Argentina Spring, By davelizadventure.blogspot.comSpring 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

What does it mean to be a Responsible Tourist?

By Tracey Chandler

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

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 Europeans should visit Latin America

By Tracey Chandler

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

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

Learning or Improving your Spanish in Argentina

By Tracey Chandler

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.

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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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Mendoza isn’t just about wine and vineyards

By Tracey Chandler

Mendoza is world-famous for its delicious wines, but there’s more to Argentina’s north-western city than grapes and fermentation processes. Continue reading

5 Typical Cultural Activities when Visiting Argentina

By Tracey Chandler

Argentina, By LanguageinsightIf you’re planning to visit Argentina as a tourist, to realize an internship or to participate in a working holiday program, you’ll want to integrate yourself into your surroundings as much as possible. Continue reading