NomadMinds Travel aims to create a socially responsible model that prioritize the support of local cultures and economies, while fostering intercultural competence among participants to effectively navigate an interconnected world.
We curate thematic programs for individuals and groups including schools, universities, companies, and organizations. We tailor travel experiences to thematic learning objectives, fostering cultural immersion and authentic local engagement.
We design journeys that equip participants with the skills, knowledge, and attitudes essential for thriving in a interconnected world, while empowering local economies through responsible travel practices.
We ensure comprehensive guided experiences from pre-departure orientation to program feedback. We also provide effective 24/7 customer service to our participants.
Hi! I'm Eva Recio, founder and director of NomadMinds Travel, my capstone project of the MA in Educational Entrepreneurship at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) in 2017. I previously earned a Bachelors in Geography and History, and a MA in Art History from the University of Salamanca (Spain) , as well as a M Ed in Spanish Teaching from Saint Joseph’s University (Philadelphia).
I've dedicated over two decades as Spanish language and culture faculty member, specializing in Spanish curriculum development and focusing on language and intercultural competence development. My expertise includes facilitating immersion experiences and guiding study abroad programs.
Today, NomadMinds Travel stands as an educational tool for fostering cross-cultural understanding, enhancing global perspectives through intercultural competence development, and committed to the support of local communities.
Hola everyone! I'm Abel Fernandez, from Havana. My experience with cultural immersion and experiential learning began with a Bachelor's degree in History from the University of Havana and continued through my roles at Fragua Martiana in Havana and my expertise in planning and guiding tours. Besides Spanish, I speak English and Italian.
As a local coordinator with NomadMinds, my role lies in crafting authentic immersion itineraries to uncover the essence of current Cuba. My goal is to provide a local understanding of our culture, and celebrate the mosaic of local Cuban cultures.
Hello! I'm Esther Recio, overseeing the program coordination in Spain for NomadMinds Travel. I graduated in Education from the University of Salamanca, pursued a Bachelor's in English Literature, and completed a MEd in Education at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia. Additionally, I earned a MA in Spanish and Latin-American Literatures, and currently in the Doctoral Program final semester at Temple University
With over 20 years of teaching experience, I've specialized in designing Spanish curricula and have organized cultural study programs in Cuba, Argentina, Uruguay, Spain and Morocco. Teaching and curriculum design have been at the core of my career, and I'm thrilled to share my expertise to provide enriching and authentic experiences through NomadMinds. I look forward to making each program an unforgettable educational adventure!
Hello there! I'm Osmani de la Maza Fontanies, a passionate professional in the field of industrial automation and control engineering.
I'm also deeply involved in the world of web services. Whether it's creating interactive websites, developing innovative web applications, or ensuring smooth digital experiences, I'm committed to excellence in the digital realm.