Costa Rica, Countries

Review of CPI

CPI is an immersion school in Costa Rica that has it all figured out. When I studied abroad with my university this summer, they were celebrating their 25th anniversary. If you want your family to learn Spanish together, want to go as an individual, or if you want to take a group, this is a… Continue reading Review of CPI

Costa Rica, Countries

Costa Rica-Know Before You Go

After spending the last month in Costa Rica, I decided to make a list of things I wish I had known beforehand. To put into context, I was in the middle of the rainy season during the month of June( low-peak tourist season). I traveled to areas of San Jose, MonteVerde, and Flamingo. Instead of hotels,… Continue reading Costa Rica-Know Before You Go

Costa Rica, Countries

Packing List: a Month in Costa Rica

As I have mentioned, I stayed in Costa Rica for a month. During that time, I stayed in the Central Valley, Monte Verde, and Flamingo. The trick was to pack for the rainy season while being prepared for the heat in Flamingo. What I Packed: Clothing Tanktops x2 dressy short sleeve shirts x4 Shorts x1 flowy… Continue reading Packing List: a Month in Costa Rica

Costa Rica, Countries, Journal

Monkeys and Raccoons: Masked Bandits

Manuel Antonio National Park was a slice of paradise for our small group. We arrived to our hotel, Mimos, and it was a welcomed break. It had two pools, a bar, and a chill iguana. Our room had a king sized bed, two twins, and a futon! I sadly don't know how much all that cost,… Continue reading Monkeys and Raccoons: Masked Bandits