Aero: Sarah Warner – Costa Rica 2016 – Travel

… Choosing to go on this trip is probably one of the best decisions that I made during my college career.  I knew that it would be fun but I did not understand how much I would actually be learning and it ended up being an experience of a lifetime.  I have traveled without my […]

Aero: Sarah Warner – Costa Rica 2016 – Life at Home

… Although I love to travel and have stayed away from my family for weeks to months at a time, I still had a few nerves about staying with a foreign family for a couple weeks.  I wanted them to like me, and I certainly did not want to come across as rude or ignorant.  […]

Aero: Sarah Warner – Costa Rica 2016 – Learning the Language

… In preparations for this trip, I had in mind that I would need to know some Spanish terms in order to understand certain people and parts of the trip.  However, I did not know how much of the language I would truly be hearing.  I took Spanish courses throughout high school, all the way […]

Aero: Sarah Warner – Costa Rica 2016 – Food and Dining

… Being a vegetarian and unfortunately somewhat of a picky eater, you can imagine I was a bit nervous about what exactly I was going to eat while away in Costa Rica.  However, overall I found the food to be interesting but tasty. … … My host mother Maria Marta was so nice about making […]

Aero: Sarah Warner – Costa Rica 2016 – Epilogue

… As I stated previously, this trip to Costa Rica was a trip of lifetime and I will always cherish the memories and everything that I learned. I signed up for the trip knowing no one that was going and flew back to Rochester with a group of new friends.  The time flew by and […]

Aero: Sarah Warner – Costa Rica 2016 – City Life

… When I think of Costa Rica/Nicaragua and “city life” the first thing that comes to my mind is the driving. I think every time I was in a motor vehicle in Alajuela I was scared for my life. I told my host brother Daniel countless times that I could never drive where he lives […]

Aero: Sarah Warner – Costa Rica 2016 – Biodiversity

… New York weather can be pretty unpredictable day to day, or even hour to hour.  Being that winter is not one of my favorite things, you can imagine I was pretty happy when we flew out of snow and into sunshine.  Endless sunshine to be exact, the entire time we were in Costa Rica […]

Aero: Sarah Warner – Costa Rica 2016 – My Expectations

… When I signed up for this trip, it was honestly quite a spontaneous decision. I saw a flyer, and that day called my parents who to my surprise gave me the okay. Growing up I dreamed of traveling not only in college but also throughout my life (I was always one to dream big). […]