Gratitude

Zander Bunner Public Relations Major Veritas University, Costa Rica Spring Semester 2017 Well, it seems that it ends just as quickly as this adventure began. I can all to perfectly remember leaving my family behind at the airport security checkpoint in Detroit’s airport and walking to my gate. At my gate, I took out my…

Typical Costa Rican Food

Zander Bunner Public Relations Major Veritas University, Costa Rica Spring Semester 2017 After finally deciding on Costa Rica to be the country I would study in, I began to think of what I might expect as I was there. One thing I was excitedly awaiting was tons of fresh tropical fruit that is grown in…

En Route to Costa Rica

Zander Bunner Public Relations Major Veritas University, Costa Rica Spring Semester 2017 January 7, 2017 As I sit in these uncomfortable airport chairs awaiting one of the biggest adventures of my life, I realize how important it is to be appreciative of the long journey it took to finally arrive at this moment. Since Junior…

Slang

Roqhaelle Parr-Besemer Major: Advertising and Promotion Heredia, Costa Rica through ISA Learning local slang in addition to learning the grammatically correct language can be a bit difficult. Especially because Spanish is so different depending on the country, it can sometimes be hard to get what people are saying. A lot of American television that is…

Rush Hour

Roqhaelle Parr-Besemer Heredia, Costa Rica though ISA Major: Advertising and Promotion Growing up in a major city, I thought I knew traffic. Rush hour on I-75 is horrible, but it`s nothing compared to the traffic in Costa Rica. I am actually outside of San Jose, but the roads are crazy. There is no such thing…

Study Abroad Anxiety

Roqhaelle Parr-Besemer Heredia, Costa Rica though ISA Major: Advertising and Promotion I am studying in Costa Rica this semester and I am really excited to leave soon. However, I am getting a bit nervous about my language placement test because I have not used Spanish much this summer. I have been watching movies in Spanish…