The scouting trip (I). First impressions arriving to Costa Rica

So, after some delays and changes of plans (I got the Chickenpox the week before I was supposed to travel to San Jose!!), I was finally on my way to Costa Rica for the scounting trip! I was exahusted and still quite weak from the illness, but full of excitement about what lied ahead of … More The scouting trip (I). First impressions arriving to Costa Rica

To do 8 months before: the scouting trip and other to do’s

The to do list- 8 months before The Reboot your life book by Allen et al, suggest a list of to do´s for 8 months before the start of the sabbatical related to planning an educational sabbatical, organising work, financing the sabbatical and preparing the house. Our highlights of that list were the following: Apply … More To do 8 months before: the scouting trip and other to do’s

Aprendiendo español

Why? Could you go on holidays to a country where you don’t speak the language? It depends on the country but often you can, definitely if you stay in more or less touristic areas. Could you stay there for a year without speaking the language? Perhaps yes, but your life will be much better if … More Aprendiendo español