Two weeks ago I wrote my final blog post before leaving the country, titled “How lucky!” It was a small epiphany before I left the beautiful country of Costa Rica. It’s been a crazy couple weeks adjusting to life back here in the United States, but its been great reconnecting with friends and family. I… Read More How lucky!
After a Facebook status update from my Costa Rican roommate and a visit from some friends back home, I was inspired to write this next blog. Check out some of the more truthful moments of studying abroad in Beyond the “Picture Perfect” Moments. Hope you enjoy! -Tara
Check out the latest story on my personal blog that describes my experiences on an excursion to Granada, Nicaragua. It was an amazing trip with beautiful memories and I hope you enjoy the views in the pictures as much as I did when I was there! Pura Vida! -Tara
Last weekend we went on an amazing rafting adventure down the Pacuare River in the Limón Province. Read all about the
Last weekend a group of students and I planned a trip to Jacó beach because we had a free weekend. Read about our adventure here on my personal blog!
I have been studying abroad in Costa Rica since December 26, 2015, and have created my own personal blog. Here is the link to my first story about my new Costa Rican home and university! -Tara
Costa Rica is all about the coffee, but with coffee comes a lot of work. We went to pick coffee at an organic farm, which proved to be a very interesting experience. It was cold and rainy, and basically in the middle of the forest. This basically meant as we picked coffee beans, there were… Read More Sunsets and Coffee
This week I had the most delicious Granizado in Heredia. It is a delicious dessert that includes a slushy, ice cream, and different types of milk. It was a delicious treat complementing the hot daytimes of December here. Our goal was to find some clear nail polish to finish off some of our paintings for… Read More The Tides have Turned
We missed a holiday this week; the first major holiday of the semester that we’ve missed. For a lot of students, it was really, really challenging. That being said emotions were all over the place all week long. It seemed so abstract that Thursday was actually Thanksgiving. The air was warm with a cool breeze… Read More A Week to be Thankful
This week marks the end of our third module, the end of yet another class. It was a difficult week full of projects, tests, and presentations. We were all exhausted from the chaos. On Tuesday we had a break from class and went to a museum with our history teacher. It was a Japanese art… Read More A Swimsuit full of Shells