Working in a restaurant in Argentina

DONE BY: Anonymous 

HOW OPPORTUNITY WAS FOUND: Family friend owned the restaurant where I worked

LENGTH: 2 months

LOCATION: Parque Nacional Lanin, Argentina

FUN: ★★★★★

PERSONAL GROWTH: ★★★★★

KIND OF PERSONAL GROWTH MOST EXPERIENCED: 

Broadened consciousness

DAY-TO-DAY LIFE: 

  • Wake up ~ 12:00pm: Free time
  • 12pm-8pm: Work
  • 8pm ~ : Help cook dinner, do chores, hang out and eat

DESCRIPTION OF WORK/ACTIVITIES DONE: 

  • Kitchen work in a small restaurant, including food prep, cleaning, stocking, and busing tables
  • Had the mornings to use as we wanted and freedom to explore the area

 

HOW MANY HOURS OF WORK DID YOU DO PER WEEK? 50

IN EXCHANGE OF WORK, PROVIDES: 

  • Room
  • Board
  • Friends
  • An amazing location to live in and explore

TOP TIPS: 

Family friends are a great resource!

MOST MEANINGFUL LESSON TAKEN AWAY: 

Self confidence

Jiyoung Jeong