Posts Categorized: South America

Homestays: An Authentic Experience Abroad

Homestays are a wonderful way to experience a new culture and even become part of a community while you are travelling. Most countries around the world offer homestay experiences either through websites, local language schools, or cultural exchange programs. Or even informal homestays through friends of friends! My experience: Homestay in Guatemala When I first… Read more »

Volunteering in the Amazon – Animal rescue

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Guest post by Amanda! Who is Amanda? Amanda is a completing a Masters degree in Sustainable Development and is completing a thesis about red uakaris in Peruvian Amazon. When she finishes, she would like to work as a communicative link between nature – and the unheard voices of nature, animals and children – and public,… Read more »

Collaboration: It feels like home when….

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Many expats or travellers find themselves spending months or even years in a new city. But at what point does this new place start to feel like home? When you find that perfect coffee shop? When you have a local bank account and a lease? Or when you have made long-lasting friends? Roxana, a Sydney based… Read more »