Country Insights

Cuernavaca

A city of ancient roots

Tacos

Tacos are Mexico's culinary claim to fame

Pyramid of the Sun

A great day trip from Mexico City

Currency

Today, $1.00 USD buys 18.69 Mexican Peso

Explore Mexico

About the Country

Mexico is a country rich in both culture and beauty. Home to exotic wildlife, endless beaches, ancient ruins and an urban metropolis, Mexico has something for everyone. Unfortunately, most people only get to see the regions of Mexico popular with tourists, like the all-inclusive resorts, the Señor Frogs and the spring break parties. Haven’t you ever wondered what the real Mexico is like?

The mixture of strong native legends, artistic expressions and Spanish cultural elements make the Mexican culture unique. Being proud of their native heritage, Mexican people have preserved many of their ancestors’ traditions in their art, music and cuisine. As a World Explorer in Mexico, you will see the country as a local. Your safety is important to us, and we will do our best to make sure your travel experience is secure.

CHI works with its trusted partner agency in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Our partner agency offers exciting teaching programs at local kindergardens and elementary schools in Cuernavaca. In this program you will still live with a host family, but you will teach English to the children at your assigned school. Your work schedule will run Monday-Friday, and you will have weekends off to relax. You will make friends at the school and will also meet people through your host family. This is an ideal opportunity for someone studying to be a teacher that is looking to also become fluent in Spanish. Mexico is a perfect destination for those that want to improve their Spanish skills. Mexican Spanish is spoken clearly and is easy for beginners to understand.

We also offer Au Pair Abroad placements in Mexico for those looking to combine travel with childcare.

Traveling to Mexico is exciting, exotic, and affordable for those traveling on a budget. The program fee for Mexico starts at just $999. At just $11 per day, that’s even cheaper than staying home!

Additional Opportunities

In Mexico, we offer exciting opportunities in addition to our home tutor option. These include:

Contact a WE customer care specialist for more information.

Cost Calculator

We understand that keeping the World Explorers cost down is as important as the life-changing experience you will enjoy. Hence, we prepared a cost calculator which shows the cost of the program (excluding airfare) compared to the cost of a standard vacation. The prices are calculated according to the destination chosen, the arrival and departure dates, and the length of your stay. The length of your stay is an especially important factor: the longer you stay abroad, the cheaper the cost per day becomes.

CHI is a non-profit organization, but we still have fixed costs that are necessary for running the program. Our overseas partners are actually for-profit, and we must take that into consideration as well. Our partners do the work to find and screen excellent host families that match your interests and needs!

Do you have questions about your trip costs? Do you have questions about Mexico? We are here to serve you!

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