Natalie, a WorldTeach Colombia volunteer, recently documented her reasons for choosing to teach in Colombia and had her writing featured on The La Vida Idealist blog, which explores the lives and writing of those who live, work or travel to Latin America. You can read an excerpt of Natalie's work below, then click the link for the full article.
"“So, I’m actually moving to Colombia to teach English for a year.”
“Congratulations! That’s so exciting! You’re going to love New York!”
I can’t begin to tell you how many times I had some variation on this conversation during the last few months of 2011. Needless to say, the reaction changed once I explained that my destination had a different vowel, different language and a bit of a different reputation."
Click here for the full article from La Vida Idealist!