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Traveling around Costa Rica from Liberia

Living in Liberia has a lot of perks. You are close to many beaches, a volcano is always right behind you, and you get to see a lot of wildlife. I love that I can go to the beach any day that I want and that I can go hiking the other days because there are a lot of trails ...

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Beginner 1 Spanish Immersion Course: My Experience

Today marked the end of a great week: I completed the Beginner 1 Spanish immersion course at Instituto Estelar Bilingüe. Studying 20 hours in one week is pretty intense. You see a lot of material in a short time, but since the classes are ta...

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Learning Spanish in Costa Rica

Learning Spanish has been one of the best experiences I have had since living here in Costa Rica. I took a week-long Spanish immersion course at Instituto Estelar Bilingüe, and it really accelerated my speaking abilities! I was amazed with what I learned in just 20 hours of...

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A Waterfall near Liberia: Llanos de Cortés

Liberia might seem far removed from the natural wonders Costa Rica is known for, but that is not true of the iconic Llano de Cortes waterfall located only 30 minutes from the city center. It being a lazy Sunday, I decided to take the bus up th...

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Making friends at Instituto Estelar Bilingüe

Being an English teacher at Instituto Estelar Bilingüe comes with many perks, such as always meeting new people and making friends. That is actually one of my favorite aspects of working here! The school puts on weekly events, like Conversation ...

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