The distinction between earth and sky seems more an ongoing negotiation than a fact from atop Irazú, the tallest active volcanic peak in Costa Rica and an easy half-day trip from Academia Tica’s Coronado campus. There are more clouds below us than above on this dry May morning. They unfurl at our feet like plush white carpets reaching all the way to the Caribbean Gulf on one side and the Pacific on the other. On a clearer day we could see two oceans at once, a staggering…Continue Reading “Into the volcano! (one of them anyway)”

Welcome to our new blog! Here at Academia Tica we  pride ourselves on high caliber in-classroom instruction, while our students and staff remain active participants in the community outside school walls. For us, language learning is not just about traveling, passing a test or getting a new job — it is about cultural understanding and friendship most of all. This is at the heart of why we have been in business more than 25 years and why we still love what we do. Between one campus on the Pacific Coast and another…Continue Reading “New adventures”