New volunteer program at a Horse Rescue in Argentina!

11078135_837887796292105_3555538485556428758_nVolunteer Program at the Villa Rumpial animal shelter, Córdoba

What does this animal shelter do?

This mainly horse shelter (but also packed with other animals, mostly dogs) is run by Jorge and Claudia’s family. They have spent the past 20 years rescuing and healing ill-treated horses. They work hand –in-hand with their 4 daughters: twins Macarena and Micaela (13 years old), Lourdes (8) and Gema (only 3 years old) Continue reading

A transforming experience to the Traslasierra Valley

By Tracey Chandler

traslasierra2Cristina Acuña, Founder and Director of Connecting Worlds, shares what she discovered during her most recent spiritual trip to the Traslasierra Valley last week. Continue reading

Argentine Cinema Goes Independent

By Tracey Chandler

 

Buenos Aires is a wonderful city in which to enjoy independent Latin American film. It’s also a great city in which to take part in projects of a creative nature. Connecting Worlds has lots of contacts and is always ready and willing to help you find a project to suit your needs. 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

How do you Prepare for Teaching Children in Argentina?

By Tracey Chandler

Teaching children in any country is a huge responsibility. The role of the teacher — whether working in a state school and delivering the national curriculum, or working in a private capacity to teach children an additional skill which supplements their basic education — is an extremely influential one and should never be taken lightly. 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

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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