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Wednesday 24 May 2017

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...

Two Very Different “Gringo Gulches” in Costa Rica

A lot of the nightlife in San José, capital of Costa Rica, takes place in a section of...

Supplying books to Costa Rican village is Pura Vida

By Katy Nesbitt, The Observer - On a trip to Costa Rica a few years ago, Lyn Craig...

Reindeer in Costa Rica

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

Retire Here, Not There: Costa Rica

U.S. expats flock to one of Latin America’s safest places By Catey Hill, MarketWatch.com - Not long after you...

Where Retirees Can Find a Good Umbrella and Even Get it Fixed in Costa Rica

Thursday 01 November 2012 | QRetirement | Source: Live in Costa Rica Blog Well, it seems that the rainy...

Living in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

By Jason Holland. International Living/QCostarica Here in Tamarindo, on the northern Pacific coast of Costa Rica, everybody knows everybody....

An Unhappy Expat’s Journey

While Ecuador does have some nice things to offer, it will never be Costa Rica. By Christopher Howard, Living...

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...

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...

A most unusual profession

COSTA RICA LIVING - In many Spanish speaking countries including Costa Rica you find the widespread practice of...

The 17th Edition of “The New Golden Door to Retirement and Living in Costa Rica” Is Out

Our good friend Christopher Howard has just released his 17th edition of the perennial best-selling guidebook, "The New...

Costa Rica Retirees Should Be Aware of Those Fattening Tamales

LIVING IN COSTA RICA - Part of living in Costa Rica is experiencing its culture which includes a...

The Secret To Living Happily in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA LIVING - By Scott Oliver - Over the last 14 years I have met a lot...

Ice Skating in Costa Rica

When people retire they find themselves with a lot of spare time on their hands and have to...

Domestic Workers and Benefits: What To Pay When You Let Your Maid Go

QCOSTARICA from Outlierlegal.com - Under Costa Rican labor laws, domestic workers are considered employees, and as such, you...

Retirees will be pleased to know that Costa Rica’s postal service has made great strides in recent years

LIVE IN COSTA RICA - There was a time when nobody in there right mind would use the...

Why Is Living in Guanacaste Good For Your Health?

Q COSTA RICA LIVING (by Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo , Vozdeguanacaste) A healthy lifestyle in paradise: That’s what many...

Reasons to live or retire in Costa Rica

Have you ever dreamed of the perfect place to live or retire with a great lifestyle? You have...

Retirees Beware: Coche Bomba (Car Bomb) Will Soon Explode in Zapote’s Bull Ring!

COSTA RICA LIVING - Judging by the title of this blog one would think that we have terrorism...

15 Signs You Live in a Costa Rican Jungle

QCOSTARICA LIVING (By Olivia Perez, Ochristine.com) My time here in the Osa Peninsula has be nothing short of...

Jurassic Park for Retirees in Costa Rica

From Live in Costa Rica Blog/QCostarica - From Keeping Busy and Happy in Costa Rica series1 If  you have...

Costa Rica A “Disneyland of Sex” (Part 3)

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

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...

Are There Gangs in Costa Rica?

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

Why Moving to Costa Rica Did Not Solve All My Problems (In Fact It Made Them Worse)

QCOSTARICA by Karen Diaz, Huffpost  - In 2012, I left my 9-to-5 job to pursue an online business....

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

By Rafael Stumbo Tarasco - Quality of life is what we say we want. A successful life we...

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...

[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...

‘And So We Left’: Why One Black Mom Moved Her Family to Costa Rica

QCOSTATICA via Essence.com - I am convinced that every part of our journey has been guided by our...

Common Misconceptions About Living And Retiring in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA LIVING (FamilyFreedomProject.com) What are some common misconceptions people have when they hear you are retired in Costa...