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Chocolate, Chocolate, and More Chocolate!

I obviously can’t go on a study abroad about chocolate and not talk about chocolate! The purpose of our trip was to learn about the science, history and culture of chocolate. We visited multiple different types of cacao farms, chocolate production factories, we lectured on every part of the process…
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Where can you find the local family doctor and the sustainable artist?

If you clicked on this blog post to find the answer to that question, look no further than Las Terrazas which is located near Pinar del Río. Las Terrazas is a small community that focuses on sustainability and the public health of community members in that town. Visitors to this…
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Quetzals and Friendships In Costa Rica

From hiking in the beautiful rainforests to swimming in huge waterfalls, there were so many great moments on my trip to Costa Rica with Avian Biology. However, there are two moments that stick out to me the most. The first moment was in a cloud forest in a place called…
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The Country Where Cows Outnumber People 4 to 1

The small country of Uruguay was beautiful and full of agriculture. We began our week just traveling and touring the capital city, Movtivedo. Montivedo is where most of the people in the country live. After getting accustomed to the time change and the new location, it was time to visit…
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