Week in Baños

Last week we left Finca Mono Verde, a beautiful, lush permaculture farm on the Ecuadorian coast and we arrived in the bustling and breathtaking city of Baños surrounded by mountains… Read More

Safe arrival

The South America group has arrived safely in Quito! We received word that they landed, were picked up from the airport, and are now settling into their hostel in Quito.… Read More

And they’re off!

The South America group is all together for the first time! They’ve all arrived safely to LAX, checked in for their flight to Quito and are heading through security. They… Read More

Adventure Awaits

Hola, Amigos! Greetings from Carpe Diem Headquarters in Portland, Oregon. We are happily preparing for our upcoming semester together in South America. As we connect with our local contacts in… Read More

Nos despidimos

Dear our 12 incredible students, family and friends, It is Rebecca and Doug (otherwise known as Douglito y Rebequita). As we wrap up our final moments together here in South… Read More


This past week, our group went on a yoga retreat just outside of Cusco at a place called Inbound Yoga. When we arrived, we were met by Chaitanya, our meditation… Read More

Gettin´ WaVy

“Swoosh” ; the sound of the waves crashing against the shore of Lobitos as the Inti group awakened for the first time in Peru. This week the group worked with… Read More