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Costa Rica 101

There are a few differences in Costa Rica that just might make you shake your head and smile (or cry depending on the case). 

1)       Roosters can start crowing at any hour, even at 3 in the morning.  1,078 more words

Real Estate


January 15, 2017

Saturday to Sunday of this weekend was spent in Monteverde, which is a cloud forest here in Costa Rica. It was a super touristy town, so most of the people there spoke at least a little bit of English. 539 more words

Costa Rica

Jaco Beach

January 13, 2017

Today will definitely go in the books as one of my favorite days in my life. We left for Jaco Beach around 12 p.m. 445 more words

Costa Rica

A peek into my classes

January 11, 2017

Today I had class from 4 to 8 p.m. I slept until around 9:30 and had an amazing omelette for breakfast (trying not to bore you with every detail of my meal). 587 more words

Costa Rica

La familia anfitriona

After 51 hours of Netflix (please don’t judge me), peanut butter pancakes, emailing with my advisor and being provided more program information, having a sore arm while ALSO having a head cold, and perusing the overpriced airport stores for tourist-y gifts … … 425 more words


Escaping Winter

So there I was on the first day of the year, contemplating life, holiday-induced cookie consumption, and the cruelty of single-digit temperatures, when it dawned on me that I didn’t have to passively watch the season take root. 335 more words