Educational Travel, Tours, and Learning Vacations in Latin America
| Articles on Cultural Travel in Latin America
|Volunteering and Educational Travel in Belize
Joshua Berman provides an overview of the many voluntourism and research options in beautiful Belize.
|Art Study in Mexico
Kelly Nicholls on the myriad of options available to those who wish to study art, even work and live as an artist, in the beautiful city of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
|Art Workshops in Guatemala
John Brandon describes his experience at a travel writing workshop with the Art Workshops in Guatemala school in Antigua, Guatemala.
|Centers for Interamerican Studies: Semester in the Andes SPRING - FALL
The Semester in the Andes program combines quality academic content with an extended intercultural and language experience. Live and study in Cuenca, Ecuador, while also traveling to some of South America’s must-see sites: Machu Picchu, the Galapagos Islands and the Amazon Rainforest! The semester is open to students from a wide range of majors with or without previous Spanish knowledge.
The semester is divided into two academic terms, allowing students to begin with intensive Spanish courses and then choose from several options: further Spanish courses, internship/service learning project, or courses from several academic disciplines.
Eco-Adventures in Baja, Mexico
Whale Shark Diving Quest and Research Project
Dive with a purpose! Enjoy diving the best sites
in the Sea of Cortez while you participate in a once-in-a-lifetime
research project. With a spotter-plane to help locate the
whale sharks, you'll observe and assist visiting guide and
researcher Dení Ramírez during each encounter.
As with all our Live-Aboard Diving programs, you'll visit
dive sites that are out of reach for day boats, where you
can explore underwater worlds few others get to see.
Digital Photography Workshop and Wildlife Voyage
Enhance your photography and digital workflow
skills on this 5-day workshop led by instructor Neil Ever
Osborne, a passionate conservation photographer who documents
species at risk and environments in peril around the world.
Family Learning Adventure on the Don Jose
This new family-friendly program on the Don Jose
combines fun, adventure and learning. Our experienced naturalist
guide will lead hikes, kayak and snorkeling excursions and
other environmental awareness activities sure to please
all ages. Plus, certified divers can enjoy some great dive
sites in the Sea of Cortez, while non-divers (ages 8 and
up) can learn the necessary skills to safely try scuba diving.
Baja Expeditions Educational Explorations
We are going one step farther to customize your
educational exploration in Baja, the perfect place to explore
an ecosystem far removed from any text book or overcrowded
national park. If you are a science teacher looking for
a hands-on field study trip of a lifetime for your students,
a group of retirees looking to learn about the natural history
of Baja, or a group of friends and family full of outdoor
enthusiasts, we will design the perfect trip for you. The
opportunities to connect science with our adventures are
endless and our naturalist guides will facilitate any combination
of activities to fulfill the needs of the group’s
Costa Rican Language Academy (CRLA)
Learn Spanish, Explore, and Volunteer in Costa Rica
Costa Rican owned and operated language school offers first-rate Spanish instruction in a warm and friendly environment. Teachers with university
degrees. Small groups or private classes. Volunteer opportunities. Included free in the programs are airport transportation, coffee and natural refreshments, internet, excursions, Latin dance, Costa Rican cooking, and conversation classes
to provide students with complete cultural immersion.