Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala

The Spanish tradition of Semana Santa (Holy Week) arrived with the Spaniards to Guatemala in 1524. Almost [...]

5 Tips to Avoid Altitude Sickness in Cusco

Altitude sickness can become excruciatingly severe… if you let it. The symptoms start out with lightheadness and continue [...]

Teaching English Abroad in Costa Rica

One can live happily in any country in the world. This is my theory, and thus far it [...]

7,970 Feet in the Sky: A Day at Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu goes by many names—The City in the Sky; A Wonder of the World; The Lost City [...]

Funding Your Program Abroad

I hear tons of students say, “Studying abroad sounds amazing, but I just can’t afford it.” Or, “I [...]

Culture Shock: There’s no place like home

There’s no place like home.  We’ve all felt it, that aching inside telling us things just don’t feel [...]