Tag: Costa Rica

Classes in Costa Rica!

The healthcare in Costa Rica program has been so informational and exciting because it involves learning about a topic that I am really passionate about, healthcare. The classes that I’m taking are Healthcare System in Latin America, Health and Vulnerable Populations in Costa Rica, Economics of Healthcare, and Spanish for Health Sciences. We take classes ...

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 ...

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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 ...