Aero: Autumn Clearwater-Day – Costa Rica 2015 – Food and Dining

Aero: Autumn Clearwater-Day – Costa Rica 2015 – Food and Dining … … The first day in Alajuela my host mother made tortillas with cheese and bologna. While in Costa Rica I had plenty of tortillas, rice and empanadas. The usual meal with my host family was empanadas (tortilla with beans), white rice and chocolate, […]

Folium: Spend Money on Experiences Rather Than Things via Quartz

Folium: Spend Money on Experiences Rather Than Thing via Quartz I firmly and wholeheartedly believe that money can’t buy happiness, but experiences and knowledge will fulfill you completely. In the article “Another reason to spend money on experiences rather than things—the positive benefits of anticipation,” written by Svati Kirsten Narula, it is stated that two […]

Aero: Annie Livingston – Costa Rica 2015 – Life at Home

Aero: Annie Livingston – Costa Rica 2015 – Life at Home … … My host family, Mayra, her son Pablo, and Pablo’s daughter Maria Paula picked the four of us who would be staying with her up directly  from the airport and brought us to their house. It had been a long and tiring day […]

Aero: Mary Erb – Costa Rica 2015 – My Expectations

Aero: Mary Erb – Costa Rica 2015 – My Expectations While Considering what my expectations are for Costa Rica, it dawned on me that the very word “expectations” implies that I already have decided ideas and even preconceived notions of what the country is like, when really I have a relatively small imagining of what […]

Aero: Tiffany Bean – Costa Rica 2015 – My Expectations

Aero: Tiffany Bean – Costa Rica 2015 – My Expectations On January second we will be flying to Costa Rica.  This is my first time going to Costa Rica and the first time I am traveling to a foreign that without my parents with me.  I have also never needed to communicate to people that […]

Terra: Crêpe on a Sunny Day – Paris, France

Where? Paris, of course. What better place to order a crepe on a sunny day? The air smells smoky and sweet. The soft wind carries a slight February chill, but it’s actually kind of pleasant compared 3 feet of snow back home in New York. Besides, the scenery distracts me from it. Blocks of baroque […]

Aero: Autumn Clearwater-Day – Costa Rica 2015 – My Expectations

Aero: Autumn Clearwater-Day – Costa Rica 2015 – My Expectations While the trip is slowly approaching, I have been thinking about Costa Rica, in particular, the food, my host family, Spanish, and landscape. It is still unreal that soon I will be in another country thousands of miles from my hometown. I know that I […]

Aero: Alaiza Dominguez – Costa Rica 2015 – My Expectations

Aero: Alaiza Dominguez – Costa Rica 2015 – My Expectations I have been looking forward to studying abroad since the second I found out about the program. I love traveling more than I could ever put into words and I don’t get to do it nearly as often as I’d like to. I’ve made my […]

Aero: Annie Livingston – Costa Rica 2015 – My Expectations

Aero: Annie Livingston – Costa Rica 2015 – My Expectations This trip to Costa Rica will be my first experience traveling without my family, and the longest time being away from home even. It will also be my first ever time really being out of my own country (except for Canada.) and first time ever […]

Aero: Kevin Urbaitis – Costa Rica 2015 – My Expectations

Aero: Kevin Urbaitis – Costa Rica 2015 – My Expectations I have traveled a good deal in my life but never to a place like Costa Rica.  I have been all over the United States traveling to California, Colorado, Washington D.C., Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Vermont, Maryland, Virginia and so on.  I have also been to various locations […]