Havana 500th anniversary! 4 exciting events we will experience on Colibri Boston November Cuba Tour

  Havana was founded in the fall of 1519 and this year is celebrating its 500th birthday. Habaneros (people of Havana) are celebrating with lots of music and dance. And we will be joining these festivities and more! Watch Marabana – Havana biggest marathon: November 10 We will have a chance to see Havana’s biggest marathon – Marabana. Over 50 nations with almost 5,000 people … Continue reading Havana 500th anniversary! 4 exciting events we will experience on Colibri Boston November Cuba Tour

Thanksgiving Program: Best Moments

We are getting ready for our Thanksgiving Break Program 2019! 😄 🦃 Every year we receive international high school students from boarding schools in our Thanksgiving Camp. We offer the most student-friendly Thanksgiving Program because, at Colibri Boston, nothing is mandatory (we don’t have wake-up calls!), students decide which activities they want to participate in. Our staff provides safety and welcoming environment. Here you can check … Continue reading Thanksgiving Program: Best Moments

6 Unique Places To Eat in Spain

Spain – a country where food is treated with special respect. Here were born and scattered around the world recipes of hundreds of delicious dishes and delicacies. Dans le Noir One of the most unusual restaurants in Barcelona. Why? Because you will eat your dinner in pitch darkness. Unlike other establishments, this restaurant is completely devoid of fuss and calls for sensual experience that awakens … Continue reading 6 Unique Places To Eat in Spain

Thanksgiving Break Program 2018

Our Thanksgiving Break Program has officially started! Students have arrived from Church Farm School, Fork Union Military Academy, Hebron Academy, Marvelwood, Brehm, Philips Andover, Pomfret, New Hampton School, West Nottingham Academy, The Storms King School, Westover, Concord, St. Timothy’s School, The Hotchkiss School, and Cheshire Academy.  In the next couple of days, we will be welcoming more students from Kent School and Thornton Academy.  Our … Continue reading Thanksgiving Break Program 2018

Where International Students Go For Thanksgiving?

If your school closes on the Thanksgiving holiday, don’t worry! Colibri Boston provides a fun, supervised stays in the heart of downtown Boston during holiday breaks when boarding school dorms are closed.  Reasons why our Thanksgiving Break Program is perfect: 1.   Location: Students stay in a nice hostel in the middle of Boston with access to historic sites and the world’s top universities. We take students to visit Harvard, … Continue reading Where International Students Go For Thanksgiving?

Delightful Dining in Gardens, Cape Town!

What’s another way to experience the rich and diverse culture of South Africa aside from touring the sites? Through sampling the cuisine of course! Less than a 15-minute walk from the Cape Hollow Boutique Hotel, you’ll find five amazing restaurants that will give you an authentic feel of Cape Town- the hard part is choosing where to eat. Oh, and don’t forget to save space … Continue reading Delightful Dining in Gardens, Cape Town!

The Top 5 Movies to Watch Before Traveling to Zambia/South Africa

Disgrace (2008) Starring John Malkovich 83% on Rotten Tomatoes Adapted from a novel by Nobel Prize Winning Author JM Coetzee, this movie follows a disgraced English Professor from South Africa and touches on many post-apartheid social issues. Malkovich stars as Professor Lurie, a promiscuous man who engages in many illicit sexual relationships. This tendency become an issue when he is accusing of raping a student … Continue reading The Top 5 Movies to Watch Before Traveling to Zambia/South Africa

5 Books to Read Before Traveling to Zambia and South Africa

Interested in learning more about Africa before your travels? Check out our 5 Books to Read Before Traveling to South Africa.    A Long Walk for Freedom by Nelson Mandela Apartheid and Nelson Mandela are unequivocally the most well-known South African references around the world. While you may know what Apartheid was or Nelson Mandela’s involvement in legally ending apartheid, there are many intricate details … Continue reading 5 Books to Read Before Traveling to Zambia and South Africa

Top Restaurants in Hanoi

  With our Trip to Vietnamese only a week away! It’s always good to familiarize yourself with the city and do some research ahead of time. Here are some of the highest rated restaurants in Vietnam with the best local Vietnamese food! Duong’s Restaurant Authentic Vietnamese food mixed with Vietnamese/ French fusion dishes. You can also join along a group of others for a fun cooking class … Continue reading Top Restaurants in Hanoi

Movies to Watch Before Traveling to Vietnam

Our trip to Vietnam is less than a month away! As you prepare to visit this beautiful country, there is no better way to prime yourself to travel than to watch some famous movies about Vietnam. Immerse yourself in the history and culture of the country as you follow these incredible tales of exploration and intrigue. With the winter holidays arriving (not to mention the … Continue reading Movies to Watch Before Traveling to Vietnam