Costa Rica Student Travel Blog

Our Costa Rica Student Travel Blog offers an inside look into our student travel programs. Increase your understanding of our programs, homestay experiences, community service projects, and all of the fun and adventure that student groups have on our trips. Contact us to plan a student trip of your own!

Costa Rica: The People & Their Culture


When you look for information about Costa Rica, you will very quickly find a lot about how this small country is a tropical paradise. Costa Rica is densely biodiverse with a great variety of weather and activities. But there is a lot more to Costa Rica besides nature. Answering the question of “What is the […]

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Middle School Summer Travel Abroad Programs

Why It’s Important to Consider a Middle School Summer Travel Program? Middle School students are right in the middle of turning into more independent people. Therefore, it is an excellent time to give them the right exposure to the world. Many of these kids are leaving their parents and/or their neighborhoods for the first time. […]

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How Much Does a Costa Rica School Trip Cost?


The cost of a Costa Rica School Trip depends on two significant variables: airfare and in-country program expenses. In general, the trip can cost anywhere from $1,500 to $5,000 per person. We at Costa Rica Explorations try to keep the price fair for the student, the trip group, and the providers. How much can airfare […]

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Why Visit Costa Rica (for Student Trips)

If you’re a teacher planning an international trip for your students, Costa Rica should be among your top-choice destinations. With its breathtaking natural beauty, incredible biodiversity and welcoming culture, Costa Rica provides the perfect environment for learning outside of the classroom via a student travel program. Why visit Costa Rica for a student trip? As […]

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Choose Turrialba, Costa Rica, for an Authentic Cross-Cultural Student Experience

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Costa Rica is a popular destination for students seeking an educational and authentic cross-cultural Spanish-immersion experience. Because Costa Rica is peaceful and stable, has a rich history and is a worldwide trendsetter in environmental sustainability, it’s a great country to explore — and is the perfect place to learn more about yourself in the process. […]

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