South America: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources

An international development intern in Cusco gets a taste of local working culture—and guinea pig.
A graduate gains real-world experience on an international development internship.
March 29, 2017


Volunteering doesn't have to stop with your official placement. Earn those stripes. 
January 11, 2017

An Unhappy Camper

When a volunteer opportunity doesn't pan out as expected, Alicia learns a valuable lesson.
October 29, 2016

The Home Stretch

The challenges faced as the end of the school year—and a return home—approaches.
Read about Rubén’s incredible experience with his wife and daughter as an International Development Scientist in the Amazon jungles of Peru.
September 30, 2016

How to Fix a Broken Heart

Dealing with the heartbreak of living abroad. 
September 13, 2016

The True Soccer Superfans

Experiencing firsthand the diehard, next-level soccer mania in Latin America.
How learning about coffee helped Alicia to understand Colombian culture.
As ethical travellers, should we be supporting mega sporting events? 
Working on a cruise ship means long hours, late nights and its own kind of party culture. Here's how to stay on the deck and out of the infirmary.
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