In my last couple of days here in Buenos Aires, I have made a point of talking with a couple of elders in order to see their points of views on their society. There is one thing that I got out of both of the conversations – the environment we grow up in is crucial to… Read More WHY EDUCATION AND OUR ENVIRONMENT ARE IMPORTANT!
Argentina’s passion for the sport of soccer is truly amazing! One of the reasons I choose Argentina was precisely because of this. Coming from Mexican household, I always grew watching and playing soccer. However, generally in the United States, especially in Kentucky, soccer isn’t at the forefront of sports. It was a breath of fresh… Read More The Culture of Soccer in Argentina!
On the second weekend of my program, I had an option to stay in Buenos Aires, do independent travel, or participate in a volunteer project with an organization called Techo. Techo means roof in Spanish. Since I was able to make this trip possible through scholarships and grants, I thought the most virtuous thing to… Read More Things I learned While Volunteering!
Argentina has been a real learning experience for me, and it has only been a week. Although I grew up speaking Spanish, there is a small learning curve in regards to the Spanish spoken in Buenos Aires. Its proper name is Español Rioplatense. Within a group, sometimes it may be difficult to understand the conversation… Read More Getting Accustomed to Argentina!