Why I’m Glad I Blindly Enrolled in a TEFL Program Abroad

In January 2017, I moved my life to Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. I wasn’t sure what to expect but I [...]

Inti Raymi (Sun Festival) in Cusco, Peru

The Inca Empire arose from the highlands of Peru, and quickly expanded to include parts of modern day Ecuador, Bolivia, [...]

Top 5 Reasons Everyone Loves Manuel Antonio

1. Nature The exotic jungle is home to over 100 species of mammals and over 200 species of birds placing [...]

Working as an English teacher in Guatemala

My name is Natalie, I’ve been living in Antigua, Guatemala for three months now, and I absolutely love it. When [...]

Interview with an Education Intern in Costa Rica

Intern Profile Name: Courtney Hometown: Minnesota, U.S School: Minnesota State University Major: Elementary Education Minor: Spanish Tell me a [...]

Education vs. Schooling: Traveling Abroad Makes the Difference

Education doesn’t end with a degree and graduation cap. Instead, it begins with life and ends with death. From the [...]

Travel & Culture: How to Do It Right

Every day you hear more stories about another millennial ditching the nine-five to venture off for a year in a [...]

Pacaya Volcano in Guatemala: is it worth the hike?

If hiking an active volcano is on your bucket list, Maximo’s Volcano Pacaya tour offers that special opportunity only available [...]

Gap Year: A Life-changing Experience at Any Age

Gap years are often associated with the year between high school graduation and freshman year of university. But, today, more [...]

I Taught English Without a TEFL Certificate and Failed

I had the travel bug, bad! I just didn’t have the money to keep it up. Then [...]