Blog from Matt and Rachel “We embark on trips to discover and remember what we hold most dear, the experiences and people we cherish and love. And then – our… Read More

Machu Picchu Photos!

Incredibly, this is the last day of the Inti Crew’s Semester! While we hope you all are anticipating wonderful reunions soon, here are some incredible photos sent by Matt and… Read More


A huge thanks to Matt and Rachel for sending on more fun photos of the Inti crew’s last couple of weeks. Enjoy! #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item {… Read More


Blog from Jennifer Owens We ended our week at Lobitos with a goodbye dinner and campfire singalong, and loaded up a van at 3 a.m. to begin our travel day… Read More

On to Peru!

Blog from Mark Ahari Our time in Ecuador is almost up! What better way to spend it than riding the highest and longest zipline in South America! It was definitely… Read More

Blog from Pucara

Saludos from Pucara, Ecuador! Our last week here in Ecuador has been filled with knowledge, adventure and inspiration as we traveled through the Intag region, learning from several communities and… Read More

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