Choosing an AIESEC Internship for your Year Abroad

When deciding whether to work or study, especially if they have their sights set on somewhere beyond Europe, many people go for the studying option as the idea of finding yourself a work placement, sorting out a visa and flying halfway across the world without the support of a university can be pretty daunting. This … More Choosing an AIESEC Internship for your Year Abroad

Surviving a Vegetarian Year in South America

On the search for our first meal in Bolivia we walked into a restaurant recommended by a local and asked if they had any vegetarian food. The guy’s response was,‘solamente tenemos comida para comer’ roughly meaning ‘we only have food for eating’… good start. Unfortunately this meant that we ended up in the pretty pricey … More Surviving a Vegetarian Year in South America

4 Weeks in Brazil, Part 2: Salvador, Morro de São Paulo and Itacare

Stepping out of the airport in Salvador, you know something’s changed. There’s that tropical and oh-so-exotic feeling in the air and you’re suddenly surrounded by palm trees and bamboo. The South of Brazil is not to be missed, but you won’t regret squeezing in an trip to the tropics and sampling the delights of Bahia.  … More 4 Weeks in Brazil, Part 2: Salvador, Morro de São Paulo and Itacare

4 weeks in Brazil, Part 1: Floripa, Curitiba, Rio, Ilha Grande, Paraty

Tip 1 for a trip around Brazil is: think small. We thought we were thinking small and not trying to fit too much in, but the time slipped through our fingers and we were always on the move wishing we had all the time in the world to really get to know all the beautiful … More 4 weeks in Brazil, Part 1: Floripa, Curitiba, Rio, Ilha Grande, Paraty