Studying Chocolate Making

Being from a farming background, I was most excited about our cacao farm visits throughout the trip. On the first day, we visited a small cacao farmer, who made this beautiful arrangement for us out of cacao pods and cacao tree leaves. He showed us around his farm, and showed…
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Exploring Costa Rica!

While the entire trip was a blast, one of my favorite days was a day when we just got to see Costa Rica! We started the morning off by going on a zip-lining tour through the clouds. While we may have been cold and wet the entire time, the views…
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Pre-Choco-Rica

You’re correct in assuming my family reacted the same way they did when I told them I was moving to Athens, and when I said I was visiting Costa Rica for a week. My parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles, are all slightly anxious and concerned because this is not the…
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