This past weekend, marked my third weekend in Heredia, Costa Rica! My first week consisted of learning how to get to my campus, unpacking my luggage, ensuring that I was on track in my classes and creating bonds with my host family. I was a bit nervous leaving the states as this was the very … Continue reading Recap of my first two weeks in Costa Rica!
Not too long ago, I was experiencing my 'firsts' here in Costa Rica. My first visit to Heredia, my first meal prepared by my mama tica, my first time going to the university, my first times talking and dancing with Ticos, and my first time seeing all my SOLmates. Now, I am living my 'lasts' … Continue reading Life is short, live it well
I can't believe that I've already been in Costa Rica for three weeks. That is half of my stay here. I have seen, experienced, and learned so much. And it's not just by being a tourist - I try to be a part of the culture and life of the country. However, the nature and … Continue reading Opportunity doesn’t knock twice
The last week or so has opened up my mind and heart to explore what is Costa Rica. During the excursion in La Fortuna, I definitely embraced the nature of the waterfall. Just seeing it was amazing. Also, when we got swim in the safe area, it started to pour down. Most people would leave … Continue reading Every Day’s a New Adventure
Within my SOL program, I have a Spanish class for three hours every morning. I chose Advanced I, but before starting the program, I had no idea how my Spanish level would be evaluated. However, I discovered that Advanced I would be a review of most of the verb tenses, plus a little bit of … Continue reading You learn something new every day