With the rise of technology and all the options coming with it, jobs are taken over by robots and automized. These days, you can do pretty much everything on your mobile. There is an app for everything! But why can’t apps replace teachers?
Online learning gets more and more popular. You can study and learn all kinds of things from behind your device. Today, you don’t even have to travel anymore to dig into a new culture or language. There is a variety of language learning apps that you can download on your phone that will help you learn a new language. But, are they as effective as you wish it to be? And, will they ever be able to offer what teachers can offer you? In short, will technology ever replace teachers? Of course, this also depends on your learning objectives. In this article, we will answer these questions for you.
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Each year on the 7th on June, Peru celebrates la Día de la Bandera: Day of the Flag. It is a day of national pride full of festivities such as parades and various ceremonies. The day dates back to the Peruvian resistance to the Chilean invasion in 1880 at the Morro de Arica; a mountain located in Southern-Peru. Interested in getting to know more about this national festivity? Keep reading!
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On 30 May, the southern Peruvian city of Cusco is entirely dedicated to the ‘papa’; the potato. With more than 3,200 different types of potatoes, Peru is the destination for potato lovers. In terms of diversity and numbers, the Peruvian potatoes are world-class. Every year, Peruvians celebrate “La Día de la Papa”: National Potato Day.
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A trip to Peru is not complete without visiting the ancient Inca capital, Cusco. Set at more than 3,000 meters above sea level, it is definitely worth spending a few days in the city to get used to the altitude. Luckily, there are plenty of things to do and historical sites to visit in Cusco so you won’t be bored!
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Are you excited for working at a volunteering project in Cusco? There are so many ways you can make this an unforgettable experience. There are numerous benefits to volunteering, whether you are abroad or at home, it is surely a unique experience. Volunteering in Cusco is one of the best places you could possible go. With various projects in the region, we can always find something that fits your wishes.
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Curious as to where you should have lunch in Cusco? There are a lot of nice and cheap restaurants in Cusco to enjoy a delicious lunch. For around 20 soles, you will enjoy a complete plate or even a menu. I mean you are also visiting Peru because it has such a rich gastronomy right? Get to know our favourite restaurants in Cusco and enjoy a tasty lunch.
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Spanish is one of the most popular languages among language students. It is a language that sounds very sensual, is used a lot and has many other advantages, which makes this language one of the most outstanding options available. Here are seven reasons as to why you should start learning Spanish today.
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Let’s get to know our volunteers a little more. Meet Linda(18) and Hannah(18) from Germany. They arrived in Cusco 3 months ago after doing some volunteering work in Zanzibar. How cool right? 😲
Currently, they are volunteering at a school in Cusco with Proyecto Peru. They are working in Childcare as teachers and helping with activities for the kids. Do you want to get to know more about their experience in Cusco? Keep reading.
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If you are in Cusco in April, chances are big you will be able to get to know la Semana Santa, the Holy Week. The Holy Week takes place the week before Easter and ends on Easter Sunday. This is a week full of traditions, food and family, with a religious background. Semana Santa is the perfect fusion between Andean and Catholic traditions.
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Easter is a festivity celebrated in every catholic country. And guess what? Peru belongs in this category. And we’ll show you how Easter is celebrate in Cusco as part of the Peruvian culture.
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