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

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

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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So you want to volunteer in Argentina, do you?

By Tracey Chandler

There are many opportunities for willing volunteers to make a difference in Argentina. Connecting Worlds already has connections in three specific sectorsanimal recovery, public medical services and support for children and teenagers who live on the streets. Continue reading

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