With technology it is easier than ever to communicate overseas. Communication can be done through telephone, cell Costa Rica Maymesterphones, blogging, email, instant messages, mail, and video. It is important to communicate with family, friends and acquaintances at home.
Students need to be cautious on the amount of time communicating with friends and family. They need to immerse themselves into the culture. Communicating too much can interfere with the experience. The time differences, different modes of communication, traveling adventures, expenses, school work, and immersion play a factor in how much time should be spent in communicating.