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C is for Costa Rica!

Word of the week: “Equalidad“ or Equality. Today marks the end of the 5th week of the Drexel school quarter. As I reflect on my time here, I believe there was one key component that allowed for optimal enjoyment of this trip. Keeping an open mind at all times. An open mind to the culture, food, locals and even the people ...

Immersion in Costa Rican Communities

A part  of the Healthcare in Latin America program is that each person does work in the community once a week. All of the students in my group are split up and sent to different organizations or a hospital for their work in the community. Some of the people in my group work with developmentally ...

Almost Chinese New Year!!

January 31, 2019 OVERVIEW Make a list of all the places you want to go and plan ahead Ask the locals about the holidays they celebrate while you will be there and try to get involved so you can experience it in that country Bring an extra battery just in case your camera dies !!!! ...

Living at the Library

January 23, 2019 OVERVIEW Take note of upcoming tests Learn about all the resources that the school has to offer and make the most of it Try to make a balanced schedule of when you will go sight seeing and still have enough time to sit down and study I have not been studying. Well ...

Homestead Experience

To me, the homestead experience is what you make it. If you want to bond with your family, spend time with them after dinner. I think that spending time sitting with your host family also allows you to practice your Spanish and really learn a lot about what it is like to live in Costa ...

Go anywhere, go EVERYWHERE

January 28, 2019 OVERVIEW Download the app “Grab”, it is the equivalent of Uber here in Singapore. Just like Uber also has Uber Eats, Grab also has Grab Food Make sure to add money to either your student ID card or EZ-link card, in order to use the MRT DON’T EAT ON THE MRT In ...

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C is for Costa Rica!!!

Word of the week: “Sur”: South Let’s take a trip to ..Puerto Viejo, Talamanca, Limon, Costa Rica. Located on the southeastern border of Costa Rica, Límon is one of Costa Rica’s 13 provinces and sure to catch the attention of tourists. It has a host of beach points that each have their personalized sands, blue water ...