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CIEE's Climate Warriors

By High School Gap Year at CIEE

Climate change is among the biggest concerns threatening Monteverde’s famously rich ecosystems. Due to rising global temperatures, the timing, strength, and frequency of cloud cover and rainfall is becoming increasingly... keep reading

Internship Update: Project #1

By Owen R.

Wow, time flies here! At just over the two-month mark of my time here in Costa Rica, I finished the first significant part of my sustainable landscaping internship. This post... keep reading

San Luis

By Owen R.

Today I wanted to post a smaller blog on the city of San Luis. There are two main cities that people on the CIEE campus frequent often. They are Santa... keep reading

My Homestay Experience in Costa Rica

By Owen R.

Adjusting to a new place and culture can be pretty jarring. One thing that can always make it easier, though, is being received with open arms by your new community... keep reading

Who am I?

By Owen R.

Hello Everyone! My name is Owen, and I will be posting blogs and updates from CIEE's Monteverde campus in Costa Rica. Before I start posting about all my adventures and... keep reading

Update: first week

By Victoria A.

I would like to say I haven't been active on my log yet due to my extremely busy schedule. But to be absolutely truthful, I have been in a beautiful... keep reading