During one of our Conversation Tables (every Wednesday at 5 pm on Zoom), we got the opportunity to discuss in English about a topic that concerns us all: ethical travel. But what does it mean, actually? What does travelling in an ethical way i..
During our online conversation tables on Zoom (every Wednesday at 5 p.m. in English, and every Tuesday at 5 p.m. in Spanish), we get to exchange with our participants about varied topics in connection with the world of travels. It was therefor..
SLOW TRAVEL: an alternative way of travelling There we are. The world has slowly begun to progressively reopen and, soon, life will be returning to normal. Normal, really? Not quite. Just because this lockdown phase went well, doesn’t mean w..
CUTE LITTLE SHEEP… Let’s say you have two weeks of holiday, or a month, or even a whole year that you can dedicate to learning a language, during or after your studies. First, it is a unique opportunity to have that time during higher ..
If you know the SVI well, or if you ever went on a voluntary project or language stay with us, then the concept of voluntourism is nothing new to you. Probably, you have already heard us harping on about it during our predeparture weekends or ..
We can talk about travel and adventure. About world tour, about culture. About languages, about monuments. We’re all different on these matters. Everyone has their own vision and interests. But there is one topic that all people on Earth sha..
When we think of “African languages”, which comes to mind first? Swahili? Zulu? Arabic? Wolof? Yoruba? Actually, we could spend a long time naming them all, as linguists reckon that about 2,000 languages are spoken on the African c..
It’s been a few months since the SVI started its great language stay adventure! And what an adventure! After the end of the lockdown, it hasn’t been easy to make these beautiful projects come true, but we managed it thanks to our partn..
You want to start learning a new language, but you don’t know which one to choose? You’d like to know which is the one for you? The one that will become your most faithful friend on your foreign adventures? Many criteria come into play! Th..