Don’t study Spanish at Estelar!

Don’t study Spanish at Estelar!

Why you shouldn't study Spanish at Instituto Estelar Bilingüe

Where to begin? I mean, why is Spanish important anyway? It's only the third most-spoken language in the world. If you know English, yo...

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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,...

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It’s our 10th Anniversary!

We are survivors here at Estelar, and we have amazing support from our family around the globe, enabling us to reach our 10th birthday despite the pandemic and other setbacks. In fact, we received many generous donations this year for our Englis...

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And we’re back: Spanish Immersion in Liberia is possible again

Costa Rica is ready for you!

After months of being closed due to the pandemic, Costa Rica is opening its borders to all US States as of November 1, 2020. To see details of...

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Toronto to Liberia!

It has been a month since I arrived to Liberia, Costa Rica, from Toronto, and it has been such a humbling experience. Coming from a metropolitan city where everyone is constantly on the go to a laid back and mellow town is extremely refreshing. No need for a alarm to get me ...

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Spanish Class at Instituto Estelar

I participated in a week-long intensive Spanish course for beginners at Estelar and was blown away at how much I learned in just 20 hours! Previously, I had never taken any Spanish in school and was nervous about my lack of vocabulary when I started, but the teacher created ...

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Why Liberia, Costa Rica?

When I told my friends I was going to Costa Rica to volunteer and travel, they said “wow! That is so amazing! “ When I then added that the first month would be spent in Liberia, they would say “where?” Not because they couldn’t under...

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Life Changing Experience in Costa Rica

One of the coolest things about traveling in Guanacaste and using Liberia as a home base is being so close to a lot of things. The volcano, Rincón de la Vieja, is only an hour away and and the beaches are even closer. I have been to Playa Hermosa so many times people are ...

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Hiking at Rincón de la Vieja National Park

Hiking at Rincón de la Vieja with Instituto Estelar’s Hiking Club (Estelar Viajes) was a blast! We trekked a little more than three kilometers over bridges and through valleys until we reached the stunning La Cangreja Waterfall and took a much-needed swim.

Although the...

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New Experiences in Costa Rica

Coming to Costa Rica has been an exciting experience for me since it is the first time that I have traveled abroad from the United States. This country has definitely given me high ups and low downs, but I am discovering more about myself day-by-day. Overall it has been a gr...

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