Adventures in Costa Rica
Costa Rica Bound
After all this time of restricted movement, people are starting to travel once again to Costa Rica. Costa Ricans and tourists are responsible in wearing masks,...Read More
Ready to travel to Costa Rica?
Start planning your trip!
Are you ready to take a plane somewhere - anywhere! - and experience new things? After all these months of restricted movement, people are starting to travel once again to ...Read More
Pura Vida! How YOU can learn Spanish in Costa Rica
As a huge fan of language learning, I have tried a million and one different ways to make new vocabulary and grammar structures stick. From burying my head in best-selling novels to watching sit-coms in the target language, I enjoy discovering...Read More
Teaching ESL in Costa Rica is a Dream!
I have been fortunate enough to teach in several beautiful countries as an ESL (or TEFL) teacher. However, teaching in Costa Rica has to be my favourite and most rewarding experience yet. I am still relativel...Read More
Living in Liberia, Costa Rica
I was warned from people in San Jose, Costa Rica, that it would be hot in Liberia, but coming from January weather in Kentucky, I took their advice lightly and expected Liberia to be a nice 75 degrees like the capital city. At the halfway stop...Read More
A Pura Vida Experience
My experience studying Spanish at Estelar has been all I hoped for and more. The colorful building has provided both a place to relax away from the Guanacaste sun, as well a sociable environment, conducive ...Read More
My Spanish Immersion Experience
“Felicidades Carla, tu has completado Avanzado 5!” Those words felt like a weight off my shoulders when I heard them said, due to the fact that completing this level of Spanish had proved to be the most challenging yet rewarding exper...Read More
Learn Spanish the fun way!
As a teacher, it always makes me so sad when students think that learning a language has to be difficult and boring. No way! Communicative and dynamic classes are not only an efficient and great way to learn Spanish, but they’re also so much fun! Nowadays there are a bunch...Read More
My Spanish Obsession
We all know that there are some bad obsessions to have. In fact, the word obsession usually has a negative connotation. For example, it’s not a good idea to be obsessed over an ex who doesn’t think about you anymore. It’s not healthy to be consumed with havi...Read More
My Experience Teaching English in Costa Rica
After ten years of doing Accounting in the states, I felt the need for a big change. I had previously lived in another country and was beginning to feel the need for a new culture and a new experience. I decided to try to teach English in a Spanish-speaking country, so that ...Read More