Escape the cold and volunteer abroad somewhere warm!

With much of the U.S. still firmly within winter’s grasp, it seems like spring is a LONG ways off. If you’re sick and tired of the cold and looking for an opportunity to do something meaningful with your free time, why not escape to a warmer locale during your spring break on a volunteer abroad program with […]

A Feeling Called Home

Lizzie Jespersen is a student at The University of Texas at Austin and an official API Student Blogger. Lizzie is studying abroad with API this summer in San Joaquín de Flores, Costa Rica. The word home has always tugged at a certain feeling in me, like slipping my arms inside a favorite hoodie or like warm […]

2011 API catalogs are here – and they’re beautiful!

It’s time to request a copy of the 2011 API catalogs! The available catalogs and countries are as follows: Latin America – Argentina, Costa Rica, Chile (NEW), Mexico England and Ireland France Hungary and Poland Middle East – Qatar (NEW), United Arab Emirates (NEW) Spain Italy Here are screenshots of the covers – aren’t they […]

In the Shoes of a Volunteer in Brazil

By Adrian Diaz, Cultural Embrace Volunteer, Brazil I am glad to say that Brazil has been great to me so far. I have met more people than I imagined I would in my first month and a half of being out here. My host family is great and Vinicius has been a big help to […]

API Gives Back In Buenos Aires, Argentina

Here are a few photos of API Buenos Aires students volunteering at a local food bank and playing soccer with Argentine children. Enjoy! Receiving Instructions: Sorting Food: Group Photo At Food Bank: Playing With Argentinean Children: Soccer Game: America versus Argentina. Guess who won? (;