I have less than a week to go to Costa Rica and I just can’t wait. I’m so excited to have this opportunity….Heredia here I come………… Advertisements
Hola a todos! Last week was a whirlwind- here’s a recap with lots of pretty pictures 😊 On Monday, my friend Caroline and I took a picteresque hike through Sacromonte to the Mirador de San Nicolas right before sunset. It was absolutely phenomenal… We took lots of pictures, ate sandwiches for dinner, and enjoyed the… Read More Weekly update!
Hi everyone! So, this week has been a week of classes, more classes, and…intercambios! What’s an intercambio? An intercambio is when native speakers of different languages who are also interested in learning other languages get together to practice speaking and comprehension. For example- I’m a native English speaker learning Spanish, and I spoke with native… Read More Intercambios!
Costa Rica is a country of Pura Vida however, we’ve certainly been busy! https://rosemerrygree1279.wordpress.com/2018/02/13/life-in-heredia-and-excursion-highlights/ Life in Heredia and Excursion Highlights
My walk on the way to school Hi everyone! So, last week was our first full week of classes. It was a bit stressful, but relieving to fall into a schedule again. This weekend, we travelled to Sevilla and Cordoba (future blog post). Tonight, I’m going to catch up a bit on daily life and… Read More Catching up…
What’s it like to live in Spain? Here’s a snapshot of my daily life 🙂 streets of Granada There are murals everywhere! Don’t drink from water that says ‘agua no potable’ so many places to discover… Natural resources are incredibly important and quite expensive in Spain! Granada has been in a drought for about a… Read More Daily Life
It has been just over two weeks since I have arrived in Costa Rica to live for the next three months with a host family and study at the local University Latina de Heredia. Therefore, it’s high time I introduce my lovely tico family. Our home is filled with a lot of love, laughter, and… Read More Mi Familia Tica
A lot has happened since I have arrived in Spain on the 22nd: multiple flights, a great seat partner on the long flight- buen viaje Sergio if you’re reading this!- meeting my host family and roommate, orientation, ending up sick, and discovering the hermosa ciudad de Granada… Granada from above Madrid lit up… Read More La primera semana!
How do you prepare for a semester abroad, let alone a semester abroad with two different seasons? Well, tonight I’m not much help in the clothes department, but I will be sharing some more meaningful items that I am bringing. Why am I ‘wasting space’ in my suitcase with the following? Personal items are important,… Read More Packing for the upcoming semester
So far, we’ve had three Spanish classes, two excursions, ate at least 18 different types of fruit, and learned how to take a bus. We now know one another’s names. As we become acquainted with Costa Rica, we are becoming familiar with each other as well. Even if you have asked someone the same… Read More It’s Wednesday: Midweek update
Written yesterday on the plane from Miami to Costa Rica: Well, this is really happening. Happily, left my winter coat with my family back in snow-covered Kentucky. Currently on the final leg of my journey to Costa Rica. I am sitting next to a lovely couple from San Jose. ¡Que Suerte! They are so kind.… Read More ¡Que Chiva!-Written on the way to Costa Rica