Top 5 Reasons to have a Professional Internship

At this point, it’s probably going to come as no surprise that completing a professional internship is probably a good idea for your future career. But why exactly is it that internships have become the new interview? Here are our top five reasons to get a professional internship: 1. Decide if your chosen field is […]

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Katie Arango posted in: Career Development
How to Survive as a Vegetarian in Argentina

Argentina. Land of tango, fútbol and of course, steak. The meat capital of the world is famously proud of its steak, but believe it or not, it is possible to live in Buenos Aires as a vegetarian!  All you have to do is follow a few simple guidelines… Eat before you get to the asado […]

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Katie Arango posted in: Buenos Aires, Culture
2013 Scholarship Competition – Top Five!

Check out our Top 5 videos from our 2013 Scholarship Competition! Thanks to all who entered, and Congratulations to Celine, Jack, Mercy, Michelle and Zahra! Celine: Jack: Mercy: Michelle: Zahra:   Help us determine who the winners should be – go to before April 3rd and cast your vote! For more information on the […]

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Katie Arango posted in: Scholarships
The Story of St. Patrick’s Day

Is there anything more Irish than St. Patrick’s Day? No, probably not. This day celebrates everything that is Irish, from their traditions and folklore to leprechauns, luck and the color green! It’s celebrated in cities with large Irish populations around the world, from Chicago to Montreal to London. But did you know that St. Patrick’s […]

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Daniela Rondina posted in: Culture, Dublin
Creating Change: C-123’s International Scholarship Competition 2013

For this year’s scholarship competition, we’re looking for a video that demonstrates how you would use your international internship or volunteer experience to create change. Of course there are many interpretations for what this can mean – and we’re looking to hear yours! Having an internship or volunteer experience abroad can be fascinating, challenging, stimulating, […]

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Katie Arango posted in: Scholarships, What We're Up To
Catalonia’s Human Towers

No one could ever accuse Spain of not having enough interesting/odd/colorful traditions. First off we have the Christmas Caganers from Barcelona, which is exactly what it looks like: pooping figurines. Then we’ve got the tomato throwing festival in Buñol, where people throw 40 metric tons of tomatoes all over each other. But one of the most […]

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Katie Arango posted in: Barcelona, Culture
Guide to South Africanisms: Part 2

A few weeks ago, we introduced you to the most common South African phrases that visitors might need a bit of help deciphering. But you didn’t think you could learn it all in just one lesson, did you? There are also many Afrikaans words that have been adopted into South African English.  Here are some […]

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Simone Matus posted in: Cape Town, Culture