Our Awesome Blog

The Tico Lingo blog is a mix of informative pieces written by our faculty and personal stories from past students.

What is Tico?
What is "Tico" and why do Costa Ricans call themselves "Ticos"? We explore the mystery!
What to Pack for a Trip to Costa Rica
We get asked fairly often about what students should bring for their stay here in Costa Rica. So, to help you guys out, we put everything in one place.
What is Pura Vida?
Heard literally everywhere throughout the country, “Pura Vida” goes way beyond the simple English translation of “Pure Life”.