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Coastal Clean-up in Costa Rica

We thought we’d kick off our blog with some inspiration from a recent trip to Costa Rica, one of the world’s most well-managed green tourist destinations. 315 more words

As I prepare for Miami...and apologies

First, I must apologize for inactivity. Guatemala proved to be an extremely busy experience, and I was sick for three of my five weeks. This blog will move on to focus on Costa Rica, as I will be in a very flexible program with more free time and a million times more consistency in my schedule. 461 more words


Baby Wipes, 2 Swimsuits, and Good Reads - What's in Your Backpack?

I recently went on my first solo mini-adventure. The duration of the journey lasted 19 days and stretched through Costa Rica and Nicaragua. The days were split between a beach town in Costa Rica, to a volcanic island in Nicaragua, and the mountainous coffee country of central Costa Rica – 3 different climates and areas.  1,088 more words

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Claro, Costa Rica: Enjoy Double (2x) Balance, 07/31/2014

Promotion: Double(2x) Balance
Operator: Claro
Country: Costa Rica
Denominations (USD): from $5 to $17

Terms and Conditions:
– National calls On and Off net
– National messages On and Offnet… 43 more words


Meet Sergio!

Sergio is the Norma’s Villas handyman! He’s been known to cut open coconuts for our guests if you ask nicely! He caught an iguana today. (Don’t worry, we let him go!

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My summer...volunteering in Costa Rica

Taking a break must be one of the greatest pleasures college students feel academically speaking. During the school semester, we find ourselves overwhelmed with information, homework and projects. 296 more words

Introducing Costa Rica and La Pura Vida

(July 10, 2014)

If you asked me to describe Costa Rica in two words, the answer would be obvious: pura vida. This commonly used Costa Rican phrase literally translates to “pure life,” but the symbolic meaning is closer to “everything is great” or “this is living!”

Arenal Volcano