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!
Last weekend I had the chance to get out of the city and go up north to see the famous Iguazu Falls. The trip was amazing and has been my favorite part of the semester so far. Iguazu Falls are located on the border of Argentina and Brazil, and can be viewed from both sides, … Continue reading Iguazu Falls
Getting to Universidad de Belgrano, I was so excited to learn about this building, the international students and the classes they had to offer. A fun fact is that this building is right in front of Albert Einstein house! Imagine having to pass by Albert Einstein’s house going to school! Very cool.. I mean casual… … Continue reading Universidad de Belgrano
So far it has been about a week and a half since I landed at EZE airport to begin my semester long study abroad program in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Unfortunately, I was sick for the majority of the week and was only able to participate in a few activities and events before confining myself to … Continue reading Becoming Sick in Another Country
Coming to Argentina I was so confident in my Spanish speaking skills because everyone knows that I am very fluent, yet coming to Argentina the language itself has cultural differences. In a Native Spanish speaking country the linguistic community such as Mexico and Argentina and many other countries who speech Spanish, there is a heterogeneous … Continue reading Differences in the Spanish language between Mexico and Argentina