Hey, my name is Sara and I am an English Teaching Fellow in Cali, Colombia. Maybe you have already applied to the program (great decision) or you’re just curious about living abroad; either way I hope I can paint a small picture about my daily life here in Colombia. It is difficult to write about a “typical” day here simply because every day is different filled with its own surprises and challenges. Continue reading
By Harriet Webb
Mouth-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
Stretching more than 2,600 miles down the western coast and averaging only 109 miles wide, Chile is the skinniest country in South America. Also, it is home to many natural wonders: the driest desert in the world in the north, the endless coastal area in the west, the majestic Andes in the east and the smoky and snow-covered volcanos in the south. The Easter Island and the Robinson Crusoe Island in the Pacific Ocean are definitely also among the main attractions of the country. Continue reading
By Andrea Gottschalk & Marina Errecart
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
The contamination of the environment is a problem which affects the entire planet. There isn’t a country across the world which isn’t affected in some way by environmental issues and/or contamination of some kind. Argentina hasn’t been miraculously saved from the fate of the rest of the world. It also suffers from the consequences of climate change. Continue reading
Gayl Linette Braddix de Buzzi, black, US female, now married to an Argentine and living in Buenos Aires, talks to Connecting Worlds about life abroad, making friends, adapting to Argentine culture and having to defend herself against challenging remarks concerning the politics of her homeland.