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Thursday 17 August 2017

Costa Rica: The Expat Abandoned

When considering living abroad, many expats make the serious mistake of considering disability, advancing age and death of...

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...

Poverty Tourism: South African Luxury Hotel Offers Shanty Town Vacation

For your next poverty tourism vacation, consider South Africa's Emoya Luxury Hotel & Spa's Shanty Town experience. For...

Reindeer in Costa Rica

LIVING IN COSTA RICA - During the Christmas season in Costa Rica Gringo retirees and tourists, who are...

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...

Marijuana and Retirees in Costa Rica

By Christopher Howard Most baby boomers have experimented with marijuana at one time or another, especially after having lived...

Bus The Most Economic Way To Travel To Costa Rica’s Beaches For the Holidays

Visiting the beaches is a favourite way for many to spend the Christmas and New Year's holidays in...

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...

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...

Tips To Thrive As An expat in Costa Rica

expathousingcr.com - When settling in a new country, expats have to cope with adapting to new challenges: a...

Are There Gangs in Costa Rica?

By Christopher Howard, Live in Costa Rica -   Safety is a concern when moving to any foreign country....

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...

The Zen Dog Duke Dialogues: No One Knows Your Name

The broke the broker and the broken. The morally vacuous, the pretentious and the contemptuous all come together...

What’s it Really Like to Live in the Costa Rican Jungle?

(Q24N) by Camille Willemain, This American Girl - When we see beautiful photos and dreamy stories on travel and...

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall…” This passage is the opening to Robert Frost’s poem, This passage...

Costa Rica’s Running Scene for Retirees

Many baby boomers are health conscious and into running. The benefits which an individual can get from running...

Chasing The ‘Impossible Dream’ – Nebraska Couple Starting a Resort in Costa Rica

Via Omaha.com/QCostarica Lush green jungle, white sandy beaches, roaring waterfalls – they are sights many people can only dream...

Medellin and Bogota Among Cities With More Unfaithful in Latin America

(QCOLOMBIA) When it comes to timelines, Colombians don’t waste time and meet their affair partners face to face...

Once Again, Costa Rica Named Happiest Country In The World

(QCostarica) Once again Costa Rica has been named the most sustainably happy country in the world. Published by the...

Careful of the lottery in Costa Rica

When one hears the word lottery (lotería in Spanish) mentioned, the first thing that usually comes to mind...

Life in Costa Rica When Hell Breaks Loose, Enjoy the Ride

COSTA RICA LIVING -- I came to Costa Rica to live and be happy, bringing all the good...

Facebook Tries To Predict When Your Relationship Will End

It’s not in the stars after all. The Verge - A Cornell professor and a senior Facebook engineer...

Costa Rica A “Disneyland of Sex” (Part 2)

Beyond its reputation as a nature destination, Costa Rica is also a 'Disneyland of sex' for a special...

Good news for retirees who use taxis in Costa Rica

Retiring in Costa Rica by  Christopher Howard - Taxis and buses, are very affordable in Costa Rica when...

Why We Retired To Grecia

COSTA RICA LIVING From International Living - When my wife Jen and I chose Costa Rica as the...

Behind The Iron Curtain or Behind Bars

By Christopher Howard, Live in Costa Rica - Sounds like I am talking about living in a communist...

What Does It Cost to Retire in Costa Rica?

QCOSTARICA LIVING from Livingincostarica.com - This is an article that was recently published by Investopedia. I have added...

A Look Back: Tortuguero, The Place of the Turtles

Fifteen years ago, in June of 1999, this article appeared in Escape From America Magazine: Dr. Archie Carr was...

[BLOG] When is Daylight Saving Time in Costa Rica – Q Answers

Yes today, the Norties (North Americans) awakened to their watches, clocks, timers, car clocks, alarms, microwave ovens and...

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...

Universities Are A Steal in Costa Rica!

By Christopher Howard, Live in Costa Rica Blog - I wrote an article similar to this one a...

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...

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Unstoppable Smuggling in the Northern Triangle

Guatemalan businessmen are demanding stricter laws to combat the illegal entry of goods from Mexico, which are now being sold in El Salvador and...

Downtown San Jose Through The Eyes of Ronald Duran Martinez

All photo from Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/ronald.duranmartinez

Uber Users In Costa Rica Are Exempt From Sanctions For Using The Illegal Transport

As the Policia de Transito (Traffic Police) crack down on Uber drivers, users (passengers) can rest assured as they are not exposed to any...

Ankle Bracelets A La Costa Rican

At 18 years of age, due to his drug addiction, on conviction, a judge ordered electronic monitoring and house arrest in lieu of prison....

LATAM To Commence On Jan. 1 Flights Between Lima and San Jose

Starting January 1, 2018, LATAM Airlines Peru will begin service between Lima (LIM) and San Jose (SJO), Costa Rica, from 1 January 2018. The airline...

Costa Rica Expands Access To Housing Finance

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) has established a strategic partnership with Cooperativa Nacional de Educadores (Coopenae), a leading savings and credit cooperative in Costa...

Costa Rica Snake Hitches Ride To Scotland

The Daily Record reports a snake hitched a free ride from Costa Rica to Scotland on a pineabpple before it was discovered by a...

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Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

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...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

OIJ Arrest Suspect Who Made Threats Against Ariana Grande Concert In Costa Rica Tonight

A 22-year-old man was arrested Sunday morning in Tibás, as a suspect in a "threat of attack" at the concert that Ariana Grande will...

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