Category: Winter 2019

What to Eat if You Don’t Eat Meat!

Sometimes not eating meat can be difficult when going to certain places or eating at someone’s house. Before going abroad, I was a little worried about what my meals would be like here since I’m pescatarian. I haven’t eaten meat for over a year now, well besides fish, so I wondered what my daily diet ...

Resort or Dorm?

January 11, 2019 QUICK VIEW Make sure to read all documents provided by the host school, you will know what to expect when you arrive….maybe I would have known that I didn’t have wifi lol Pack shower essentials that will last you until you can buy whatever you need when you arrive After my taxi ...

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C is for COSTA RICA!!!

Word of the week: “discapacidad” (disability) Pura Vida, the popular saying here in Costa Rica translates to “Pure Life“. It can be used amongst locals as a greeting, good-bye or just because! However, it is difficult for some to truly fulfill their purest form of life due to limited accessibility in major necessities such as public ...

Learning How to Get Around in a New City

It is such a great feeling to start to recognize different parts of a new city and ways to get around! I live in Sabanilla, which is in San José. My classes are in different parts of San José, and each day I have to travel around the city. Every Monday and Wednesday morning I ...

¡Bienvenidos a todos!

Did YOU know Costa Rica translates to "Rich Coast"?

Adventure Awaits!

¡Hola! ¡Soy Marissa! I am so excited to write about my journey while I am in the beautiful country of Costa Rica. I’m currently living in San José, which is the capital of Costa Rica, as an international student. I arrived last week, and so far the days that I have been here have been ...