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The iPod Touch: Your traveling amigo

Written on Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 by admin

Do you have an iPod Touch?   Well, if you’re planning to go abroad soon, you may want to think about investing in one. Hint: If you’re planning to learn, intern or volunteer abroad somewhere in Latin America, you could use a portion of your LIVFund Scholarship to make the purchase. Think of it as… Continue Reading »

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You can’t afford NOT to study abroad

Written on Friday, December 16th, 2011 by admin

In case your motivation to learn a foreign language, immerse yourself in a different culture, travel and discover new truths about yourself and your world is not enough to convince you to study abroad, studies now show that former study abroad students are hot items on the job market. That’s right. The cost of spending… Continue Reading »

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Manna Project International volunteer wins US$250 Pioneer Award

Written on Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 by admin

  Christin just won a US$250 Pioneer Award from LIVFund. She was selected as the winner in the “Helping Hand” category for her efforts as a volunteer Program Director with Manna Project International in Managua, Nicaragua. A recent college graduate, Christin is spending 13 months abroad teaching English to the locals and lending a helping… Continue Reading »

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Lisa gets ready to go to El Salvador

Written on Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 by admin

Click below to watch LIVFund Scholarship winner Lisa’s first video blog entry on YouTube. Find out more about her study abroad trip to El Salvador and what she is doing to get ready for it.                         http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHU6j2Fy9J0 Do you to share your abroad experience with… Continue Reading »

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Lisa wins a LIVFund Scholarship to study abroad in El Salvador

Written on Thursday, December 8th, 2011 by admin

Meet Lisa. Lisa is the most recent LIVFund Scholarship winner. She will soon be traveling to El Salvador with the University of Maryland’s Risk, Education and Poverty study abroad program. A special education major, Lisa is dedicated to providing educational opportunities to at-risk youth. During her 6 weeks abroad, Lisa will stay with a host… Continue Reading »

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Book cheap flights to Latin America on LAN now until December 12

Written on Monday, December 5th, 2011 by admin

Are you planning to travel to one of the following Latin American destinations in 2012? Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela. Well, not only are you eligible to apply for the LIVFund Scholarship if you’re planning to learn, intern or volunteer while abroad, you can also take advantage of these airfare… Continue Reading »

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Guatemala in T-5 days

Written on Thursday, December 1st, 2011 by admin

LIVFund Scholarship winner Shawn talks about his apprehensions as he prepares to spend the next 13 months of his life volunteering abroad in Guatemala with Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos. Getting ready to go abroad? Chances are you’ve had similar thoughts running through your head lately. Click on the photo below to view Shawn’s YouTube video.  

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Wake up your inner child in Latin America

Written on Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 by admin

What does travel do for YOU? Tell us how you see the world. Share your thoughts about studying, doing an internship or volunteering abroad. Where do you want to go? Apply for a LIVFund Scholarship. …and then go. Fly. Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras,… Continue Reading »

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Travelers and Tourists in Bolivia [Part II] by Mark Guiney

Written on Friday, November 25th, 2011 by admin

You can read Part I of Mark’s Travelers and Tourists in Bolivia here. On Saturday, we awoke to a hurried breakfast of coffee, tea, and toast before packing up the jeeps and heading south once more. In the morning, the land was flat, populated only by calico herds of grazing llamas and huge fields of soy… Continue Reading »

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Travelers and Tourists in Bolivia [Part I] by Mark Guiney

Written on Thursday, November 24th, 2011 by admin

One of the greatest parts of my experience in Bolivia, which is now, sadly, drawing to a close, was our three-day trip to Potosi, the southernmost region of Bolivia. On Thursday, we met early in the morning to leave on a bus for the town of Oruro, located in the southern departamento (the Bolivian equivalent… Continue Reading »

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