Aero: Katie Heubusch – Costa Rica 2014 – City Life

Aero: Katie Heubusch – Costa Rica 2014 – City Life Life in Alajuela was very different from what I’m used to. I come from Buffalo, but I live in a suburb so I’m well immersed in city life, but I live in a quiet neighborhood with fairly large houses. The population of my city with […]

Aero: Katie Heubusch – Costa Rica 2014 – Family Life

Aero: Katie Heubusch – Costa Rica 2014 – Family Life Living with a host family was the best, and most important part of this trip for me. Living with my host father Marco, host mother Maria Marta, and host brother Marco was the most enjoyable and educational piece to this crazy puzzle. This experience allowed […]

Aero: Katie Heubusch – Costa Rica 2014 – Life at School

Aero: Katie Heubusch – Costa Rica 2014 – Life at School School in Costa Rica was definitely different than any Spanish class I have ever taken. At first glance, the school looked like a store. I was confused when we walked into the small building that had an office, restrooms, and four-five classrooms at the […]

Aero: Kelsey Burbank – Costa Rica 2014 – City Life

Aero: Kelsey Burbank – Costa Rica 2014 – City Life The city life in Costa Rica is very different from what I have seen in my life. Everything is very close together and the main point of the town in the park and the Church which lies in the center of the town. That is […]

Aero: Kelsey Burbank – Costa Rica 2014 – Family Life

Aero: Kelsey Burbank – Costa Rica 2014 – Family Life In going on this trip I liked the fact that we were not just going to be staying at some hotel like all other trips do. I like the fact that we were going to be completely immersed into the Costa Rican way of life. […]

Aero: Kelsey Burbank – Costa Rica 2014 – Food and Dining

Aero: Kelsey Burbank – Costa Rica 2014 – Food and Dining The food that you see down is Costa Rica is very different from what we see here in the United States. Most of the meals served in Costa Rica come with rice and black beans. One of the most popular dishes that you see […]

Aero: Kelsey Burbank – Costa Rica 2014 – Biodiversity

Aero: Kelsey Burbank – Costa Rica 2014 – Biodiversity The beauty of Costa Rica is seen mostly through the biodiversity that Costa Rica has. There are so many different ecosystems wherever you go. While in Costa Rica I was able to see many of the different types of ecosystems and all the different plant and […]

Aero: Meagan Hilsdorf – Costa Rica 2014 – Biodiversity

Aero: Meagan Hilsdorf – Costa Rica 2014 – Biodiversity Growing in upstate New York, I have been spoiled with natural resources and being able to enjoy the beauty of nature. I grew up with an appreciation of our forests, rivers, streams and lakes, and the importance of preserving our wildlife. From a young age I […]

Aero: Meagan Hilsdorf – Costa Rica 2014 – Food and Dining

Aero: Meagan Hilsdorf – Costa Rica 2014 – Food and Dining I remember having homemade dinners with my family and going out to eat as a family on special occasions. My family is definitely a “meat and potato” kind of family, with sides of vegetables and often accompanied with milk or soda. Also, my family […]

Aero: Meagan Hilsdorf – Costa Rica 2014 – City Life

Aero: Meagan Hilsdorf – Costa Rica 2014 – City Life Living in a small farming community where dairy cattle outnumber the residence, I can relate to a simple country way of life. I have grown up accustom to living in a small one traffic light town, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.  […]