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A Birthday Surprise in Chile!

Megan McDonough has been teaching English through WorldTeach since July. Recently, she celebrated her birthday and was delighted to discover that her students had planned a surprise for her, complete with food, balloons, and flowers! In her blog, she shares this great...

Roller Coastering in Costa Rica

Since January, Aeriel Kay has been volunteering in Costa Rica. Faced with her return in December, Aeriel writes about her loves, fears, and hopes - the roller coaster of her life in Costa Rica.   Dear United States of America, I miss you. I miss sitting in a cafe and...

Colombia English Day: Starring Princess Jasmine

WorldTeach volunteers Ariel Shapiro and Zack Feere have been teaching students ages 5-18 in Colombia. Recently they helped organize English Day, a schoolwide event focusing on English language programs such as aerobics and a fashion show. The day turned out to be a...

Hogar, Dulce Hogar

WorldTeach Volunteer Rachel Brylawski has lived with a host family in Ecuador for seven months. Here, she tells of life with her host family, and the experiences she has had with them that she will never forget. Thanks for sharing, Rachel!       September has come and...

Watching the Olympics Abroad

During the 2012 Olympic Games in London, Kate Bailey wasn't watching from her couch at home - she wasn't even in America! Kate was in the midst of her year of service in Bogota, Colombia with WorldTeach. Check out her great outside perspective on this year's Olympic...

Polish Little Things

Lexi Pollard is spending her summer volunteering with WorldTeach in Poland. Check out this great post by Lexi detailing the little things she has come to appreciate in such a great country. Thanks for sharing, Lexi!   In a place where everything is foreign to me,...

Guyana: Round Two!

WorldTeach volunteer Erin Dunnington has fallen in love with the country & people of Guyana. She enjoyed her year of teaching abroad so much that she has decided to return for a second year. Check out Erin's plans for the upcoming year and see how you can help out!  ...

Teaching (& Learning) in Chile

WorldTeach volunteer Meghan McDonough is settling in and adjusting to Chilean culture. Take a look at what Meghan has learned thus far on her trip. From Chilean slang to the far too commonly observed "PDAs," Meghan shows us the cultural subtleties that make...

Goodbyes in Chenxi

When WorldTeach volunteer Dave Madsen left China at the end of May, he encountered several difficult "goodbyes". Dave shows us the unforgettable friendships one will make when volunteering abroad and the difficult part - leaving it all behind. Check out Dave's story...

10 Commandments for Volunteering in Tanzania

Marissa Ranieri's departure date for Tanzania is quickly approaching! As she awaits this day, both nervous and excieted, Marissa has set several "commandments" to abide by while she teaches abroad. Check out her 10 Commandments and awesome perspective on volunteering...

What Once Seemed Strange…

WorldTeach volunteer Kiana Curry has quickly adjusted to Costa Rican culture. Now, Kiana writes, things that originally seemed new or bizarre have become custom. Read on to discover the odd bugs, weather, food and gossip that have become part of Kiana's daily life as...

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