Teaching English in Colombia: How do I give the best Skype interview ever?

By Tracey Chandler

consejos-entrevista-trabajo-skypeIf you want to teaching English in Colombia, you’ll be required to commit to an online interview via Skype. Sound daunting? Here’s a few tips to help you show off the very best of your talents and strengths…

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I Want to Teach in Colombia… Which is the perfect TEFL course for me?

By Tracey Chandler

Breakfast with our Colombian co-teachers, Cali. By Sara FrenchOne of the questions that we’re regularly asked is whether or not it’s necessary to study towards a TEFL qualification if you want to teach English in Colombia. The short answer, is “yes”! It’s really important to have a TEFL qualification, particularly if you don’t have any formal teaching experience of any kind, and you’ll find it a lot easier to land your dream placement with a certified qualification in your pocket. Continue reading

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

Month One in the Happiest Country in the World

By Sara French

English Fellow Orientation, Bogota. By Sara FrenchHola de Colombia! My name is Sara French and I am an English Teaching Fellow in Colombia, South America. I graduated from Davidson College in North Carolina this past May with the daunting thought of “what am I going to do with my life?” I think this crosses every college graduates’ mind at some point. I studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina during Spring 2014 and always knew I wanted to return to South America. Continue reading

Why to teach english in Colombia?

By Andrea Gottschalk & Marina Errecart

frase3As in many other places, some curious and unique facts are unknown for most of us…Take a minute to read this article and find out what is hiding in this majestic country! Continue reading

CW Destinations: Chile

thumbStretching 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

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

Argentina’s Tourism in 2014 – a few things to note

By Tracey Chandler

47868_131585353554274_8067550_nEven though Argentina has had a pretty rough time of it in terms of its economy — an unstoppable rise in inflation, the vulture funds, and an incredible loss against the US dollar — it’s tourism sector has managed to do fairly well.

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