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Monday 16 October 2017

The Costa Rica Medical Marketplace

By Galya Gerstman - I often joke to outsiders that in Costa Rica, it would appear that traffic...

Where do people live better and worse in Latin America?

LIVE IN COSTA RICA - What is the country best country in Latin America in which to live?...

Ten Annoying Habits Men Need To Kick

Women tell us they us guys, but these things are making them crazy. Face it, no matter how...

Change of the Times, Otto Guevara With New Girlfriend

The convention to see a political leader  his or her spouse at their side in Costa Rica is...

Foreign Retirees Might Be Scared Off Of by Costa Rica’s High Cost of Living

Comparing the cost of living across international regions is a popular activity among those who seek to retire...

Things I Had to Get Used to Living in Costa Rica

EXPAT STORIES by Sammi, Mytanfeet - It’ll be my one year anniversary since moving to Costa Rica next...

10 Things We Need To Learn From Costa Ricans

QCOSTARICA LIVING Via Matador Network 1. How to keep the party going Whenever an American city or neighborhood, big or...

Will Citizenship Add Coolness to My Already Astonishing Life in Costa Rica?

Q COSTA RICA - The following article in the 'A Dull Roar' answers questions face by many foriegners...

How To Live To Be 100

Q24N - I felt light and energetic as I read Dan Buettner’s description of meeting Tomás Castillo in...

10 Reasons Why Black Men Should Visit Costa Rica (List)

(By Tarik Pierce, Expatkings.com) What’s up fellas! I’ve shared a lot of stories and information on many beautiful...

10 Reasons Couples Stop Having Sex

(AFTERBIZLIFE) Great sex outside of a relationship is attainable, but can you have an amazing relationship without sex?...

Is Slapping Your Child a Crime in Latin America?

(Expat-Chronilces, By Colin) Last Friday the children were destroying the house with pent-up energy. It was Peru’s Independence...

Top 10 Things You Should Know Before Moving to Costa Rica

Relocating to another country is a significant decision that should be given careful thought. When pondering about such...

Why We Are Leaving Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA  via Retireforlessincostarica.com - The Decision. In August of 2012, I wrote the article “Why We Chose Nuevo...

Travellers Tales: Karin’s Story

'Introduction by Chris Clarke'. This is a traveler’s tale from Colombia, before the ruination of guerilla wars, narcos and...

Expat Career Lies You Need to Overcome

Q24N via ExpatFocus - Every single struggle we experience on a daily basis; every complaint, every dissatisfaction, every...

Journey to the Center of the Earth in Barra Honda’s Caverns

By: Arianna McKinney, Vozdeguanacaste - We stood at the top of a dark opening, looking at the curve...

At 102 Nicoya Resident Is Looking To Live 100 More

The Nicoya Peninsula is reputed to be one of the few places in the world where people live...

The Dark Side Of Expat Life In Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) Expatfocus - Costa Rica is regarded as a paradise by tourists from around the world because of...

Retiring to a Foreign Paradise Offers Pleasures, But Pitfalls As Well

From The Boston Globe / NOSARA, Costa Rica — To get to Joe and Helena Wygal’s home in...

What Does It Cost You NOT to Move to Costa Rica?

QCOSTARICA RETIREMENT LIVING - In his article of December 24, 2014 and published on Retire For Less in...

Where Expats Are Met with Open Arms

Q COSTA RICA - Even if all the other factors — healthcare, work-life balance, international schools, etc. —...

A Look at Yesteryear…A Look At the 1980s Costa Rica

From Live in Costa Rica - One thing us old-timers do when we get together is reminisce about...

Building a Dream In Costa Rica

This article is courtesy of InternationalLiving.com, the world's leading authority on how to live, work, invest, travel, and...

Echoes of Costa Rica or Impressions of Costa Rica from those who have not visited

Q EXPAT FOCUS - Most of us “know” about much of the world through impressions gained from others....

Sin Semillas: A Zen Dog Guide To Living Well In Costa Rica

Quality of life is what we say we want. A successful life we may think is one with...

The Positives of Life in the U.S. for Less in Costa Rica

By Jason Holland, International Living Magazine Bruce and Karen Huss’s move to Costa Rica’s Central Pacific coast evolved over...

CNN selects Costa Rica as one of the 10 best places to visit in 2014

In an article published ivy CNN on January 1, 2014 Costa Rica was mentioned as a prime destination...

San Francisco, Costa Rica or California, Which is Better?

QCOSTARICA LIVING - Costa Rica living expert Christopher Howard, on his live in Costa Rica blog, explain why...

Where to live – West of San José

By Christphoer Howard/Live in Costa Rica Blog I originally started this series a couple of months ago but got...

What Makes the Expat Lifestyle So Addictive?

(QCOSTARICA)  Wall Street Journal - Long before glitz and glamour came to accompany corporate packages, Ernest Hemingway likened expats to addicts: “You’ve lost touch with...

A Costa Rican Woman’s Perspective On Marriage

Welcome to my personal blog. I have to tell you that I am Costa Rican woman who was...

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Teatro Nacional (Costa Rica’s National Theater) Celebrates 120th Anniversary

This week the Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica (TNCR) - National Theater -  in downtown San Jose, on the south side of the Plaza...

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The fact that 87% of the criminal population in the country has had contact with illegal drugs, causes traffickers to see prisons as an...

Costa Rica Tourism Big Business

Costa Rica tourism, foreign travel to the country,  generated US$4 billion dollars in income between July 2016 and June of this year. Expenditures of dollars for...

The Costa Rica Medical Marketplace

By Galya Gerstman - I often joke to outsiders that in Costa Rica, it would appear that traffic regulations are not obligatory, but merely...

Guatemala Mayor ‘Tres Kiebres’: The Art of Being ‘3 Times Broken’

(InsightCrime) The atmosphere was light, almost jovial, as Ipala's Mayor Esduin Javier turned to the next item on the agenda. The issue was what...

Christmas Arriving In November in Costa Rica: Gas Price Drop On The Way

Christmas is arriving early in Costa Rica this year, a reduction in gasoline prices that will take effect next month. On Friday, the Refinadora Costarricense...

Costa Rica Cruise Season Expectations

  For the 2017-2018 cruise ship season, the Caribbean port town of Limon expects the arrival of 240,000 tourists aboard 115 cruise ships. December 30, 2017,...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Nothing Escaped Nate!

Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

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