And they’re off!

Dear families and friends of the Spring Central America MAYA group, Everyone has arrived safely to LAX! They are together as a group for the first time and looking forward… Read More

¡Hola desde Portland!

By Overseas Educators Hannah and Julian ¡Hola desde Portland! We’ve spent the last week in the Oregon woods collaborating and preparing for the semester of a lifetime with our colleagues.… Read More

Turtle Blog Post

Greetings families and friends! Since the last blog post our group has spent five days volunteering with the organization Kuemar located in the Guanacaste region on the pacific side of… Read More

To Costa Rica

By Eli Karsh-Lombardo With heavy bellies and full hearts we left the 26-acre permaculture farm that we had called home for the last nine days. We said adios to the… Read More

Finca Bona Fide

by Kate Cone After a bittersweet goodbye to the all you can eat pancakes at Hostel Oasis and all of Granada’s luxuries like real flush toilets, smoothies at The Garden… Read More

Six Weeks Mas

By Caroline Kessler Riddle this! At what point does the Carpe Diem group decide to head home? Halfway through… This week marked the halfway point of our trip! In a… Read More

A Mystical Week

By Tavish and Eli The week began in Xela, and with Spanish classes complete, we are all eager to explore the city of Xela. Some students decided to climb the… Read More

Siempre Uno Más

By Eliza Cash After our three-day orientation in the city of Xela—where we explored the tiny side streets, filled up on street food, celebrated Guatemala’s Independence Day, and worked out… Read More

Sounds of Xela

Imagine constantly listening to cars, whistles, and music. That’s what we have been experiencing during our time in Xela. Outside of our tranquil hostel, it is difficult not to be… Read More