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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading Getting Accustomed to Argentina!