Leaving Costa Rica dancing Letkajenkka

Long time, no see! February has been full of happenings and I’ve had a radio silence for a while. By now, I have finished my AIESEC volunteering in Costa Rica and made my way to Aracaju, Brazil where I’m about to start my third and for now last volunteering experience. I was also lucky enough [...]

How is my daily life being a volunteer in Costa Rica?

Time has been flying and a month has already passed since I arrived in Costa Rica. At the same time, it feels weird that I have only two weeks left before I hit Brazil for the next volunteering experience, but then again, I feel like it's been quite a while since I took my first [...]

The dark side of volunteering abroad

Today is one of the days when I really miss home. The beginning of the week has been rough, and things haven’t really been going the best way possible. During this and last week I have experienced many situations that have been conflicting with my personal values and right now I feel rather miserable. It [...]

How to make coffee like a true Costa Rican?

After some family time over the Christmas I have now made my way to the other side of the world to the lovely city of Cartago in Costa Rica. I arrived here on Friday and today was supposed to mark my first day of volunteering here. However, as I have learned during my other travels [...]