Gratitude through Learning

The last two weeks have been filled with a plethora of emotions; among them curiosity, discomfort, joy, and most importantly gratitude. I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to have traveled to Costa Rica and experience the country’s culture first hand, my host family’s generosity and kindness, and the Costa ...

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Gratitude through Learning

The last two weeks have been filled with a plethora of emotions; among them curiosity, discomfort, joy, and most importantly gratitude. I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to have traveled to Costa Rica and experience the country’s culture first hand, my host family’s generosity and kindness, and the Costa ...

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¡Pura Vida! Comparing and Contrasting Systems

¡Pura vida! From the moment I stepped foot onto Costa Rican soil, I could feel the pride that “los Ticos” have for their country and their eagerness to share it with others. With universal healthcare, social security and a solid public elementary as well as university system, la gente costaricense ...

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