Taking a bus from Alajuela (San José Airport) to Liberia

Finding updated bus information online can be difficult, especially in countries where bus schedules are flexible. While Colombia typically has buses that frequently arrive/depart, I quickly learned that Costa Rica (being a smaller country) has more limited bus options between cities. For example, you can find a bus that goes nearly anywhere from San José, … Continue reading Taking a bus from Alajuela (San José Airport) to Liberia

Relaxing day trip from Pasto, Colombia: Laguna de la Cocha

If you find yourself in Pasto, Colombia, you must make time to visit Laguna de la Cocha. Laguna de la Cocha is a serene lagoon situated just 40 minutes outside of Pasto, Colombia, in a colorful fishing village. Visiting the lagoon is a perfect relaxing day trip from Pasto. Just walking around the little village, you'll … Continue reading Relaxing day trip from Pasto, Colombia: Laguna de la Cocha

UCETAM Language Assistant Program in Madrid: Overview and Application Process

UCETAM (Unión de Cooperativas de Enseñanza de Trabajo Asociado de Madrid) is another Spain teaching program for Americans. According to their website, UCETAM: "...is an independent organization that was created in 1985 and now comprises 104 teaching cooperatives, Labor Societies, Foundations and Associations, which are arranged in a legal manner and joint ventures with Social Economy … Continue reading UCETAM Language Assistant Program in Madrid: Overview and Application Process