Living out of my home country has taught me so much about myself. I have missed a lot of things since I left the U.S. - things I thought I wouldn’t miss. For example, I miss driving a car and how easy it makes it to get around from place to place. I haven’t driven a car ...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
I first came to Costa Rica over two years ago to use my Environmental Science degree and work for Turtle Trax, a sea turtle conservation organization based in Playa San Miguel. I have been working here seasonally ever since.
This blog is written by Cassaundra Juhlin, an English teacher at Instituto Estelar Bilingüe. We appreciate her contribution!
I brought my dog, George, with me to Costa Rica; which was not a horribly far...Read More