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 ...

Playa Jacó

Buenas mi amigos! Hope you’re all doing well! The day after the volcano trip, most of the kids in my program and I went to Playa Jacó to soak up the sun and swim and have fun. Let me tell you, it was so much fun. The beach was beautiful, like I have never been ...

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 ...

La Clinica Biblica y Volcán Irazu

Hola! I had the rest of my week at school and I finally began my rotations in La Clinica Biblica is where we have our classes, but in the hospital side, a few of us have our rotations. To be a part of the rotations program, you must pass an oral exam and written exam ...

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! ...

New Years Extravaganza

New Year’s Eve in Australia is a big spectacle. People line up from 9am on to find good spots by the Opera House and across the Harbour Bridge to get the perfect view of the midnight firework show. There are numerous reporters everywhere recording people’s reactions throughout the day. Tickets for a lot of the ...

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 ...