Category: Winter 2020

Exploring San Jose!

Hola lectores! I hope you are all doing well! This past weekend, a bunch of my friends and I decided to hang in San Jose rather than travel to a mountain for hiking or to a beach for swimming. I think a lot of my friends and I were just tired, so we thought it ...

Start of Classes!!

So I finally was able to figure out my schedule with classes and am currently taking 5. I have classes every day except Monday, but only one class on Wednesday and Thursday! It was initially a struggle to figure out the registration system because it is very different from Drexel but the Business school is ...

La Sistema de Salud de Costa Rica (Brief summary!)

Hola todos! I am here to provide you with a quick look into the healthcare system of Costa Rica. I am still new to the country and am still learning more about the healthcare system so I am in no way an expert! But, from what I can gather from the first two weeks of ...

NTU Check-In

So as a continuation of my last post, I had just found the office and received all my items for check-in. In a little plastic bag was a key fob, AC card, mail key, and user guide. The lady at the office explained all the procedures for the Hall and where all the facilities like ...

Singapore Arrival!!!

I caught a night flight out of Bali at around 11 PM and arrived in Singapore around 3 AM. When I got off the plane, I was so flustered from exhaustion that I ended up almost not finding my passport which was hidden away in my personal book-bag. Imagine if I had lost my passport ...

Bali Adventures

Since it is Winter Break currently, I decided to travel to Bali for a few days before starting my term abroad in Singapore. Since Bali is in Indonesia, the two countries are very close and I wanted to get a feel for the tropical weather. It is definitely way more humid and rainy over here! ...

My First Day as an Exchange Tica

Hola! Real quick, the featured photo is a picture of Clinica Biblica (the hospital where we have a lot of classes) from the courtyard! Anyway, today was the first day of classes and wow I’m nervous but excited to explore San Jose and get to see what my classes are all about. Last night, my ...

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Visit to Japan

Pictured above is the Port Tower in Kobe, Japan. I was able to visit Japan for around a week before my study abroad in Singapore and it was an absolutely amazing time! Although the weather is similar to America with freezing winds, Japan is still a popular destination during this time of year. I was ...

Costa Rica Pura Vida!

Hola! My name is Maria and I am currently sitting in my bedroom in a cozy home in the middle of San Pedro Montes De Oca in Costa Rica! About a year and three months ago, I decided to study abroad. Well, my friend decided to, and as she updated me on her adventures, I ...