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...

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...

In Costa Rica retirees won’t have to die of loneliness

I recently read an article about loneliness increasing one’s chances of dying prematurely. Can it actually happen? Apparently, according...

Costa Rica retirement not always tropical paradise

Bill Peace sees his new home in Playa Herradura, Costa Rica for the first time. He moves in...

How many gringos are there in Costa Rica, what do they do?

By Christopher Howard If you are thinking or living in or retiring in Costa Rica the following should be...

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...

“Since Moving to Costa Rica, Our Days are Relaxed, and not Rushed…”

When Brian and Stephanie Gough went on vacation in Tamarindo, a stunning stretch of palm-fringed shoreline on Costa...

It is not difficult for Retirees to be vegetarians in Costa Rica

Tuesday 06 November 2012 | QRetirement I have been a vegetarian for almost forty years. I am actually Lacto-ovovegetarian...

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...

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...

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...

Most Costa Ricans have it all!

By Chris Howard, Live In Costa Rica Blog/QCostarica When I moved to Costa Rica almost 35 years ago to...

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...

Gardening in Costa Rica with Steve – Gardening for Wildlife

From Retire for less in Costa Rica - When we began gardening many years ago, we also started...

The Association of Residents of Costa Rica

  Living in Costa Rica can be exciting, but also challenging. One organization that hwas been assisting those living...

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...

Keeping Busy and Happy in Costa Rica

From Live in Costa Rica blog - As we age we become more and more aware of the...

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...

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...

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...

El Aguinaldo is a new concept for retirees

From LiveinCostarica blog/QCostarica It is almost that time of year when employers in Costa Rica have to pay employees...

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...

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...

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...

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Volcanologists Get Up Close To The Turrialba Volcano (Photos and Video)

Using a drone a group of volcanologists calling themselves Volcanes sin Fronteras (Volcanos Without Borders) were able to give us impressive photos and video...

First Outbreak of Bovine Rabies Of The Year

The Servicio Nacional de Salud Animal (Senasa) - National Animal Health Service - says it has detected the first bovine paralytic rabies outbreak of...

“Volá como el Presidente” (Travel Like The President)

President Luis Guillermo Solis came to power on May 8, 2014, and immediately got on an airplane. That made Solis harshly criticized by many...

3 Reasons Not to Live in Costa Rica (and 3 Reasons You Should Move There Now!)

It took a while for my husband and I to pluck up the courage to sell our house and most of our belongings then move...

Diet Coke gets a new look and new flavors

Diet Coke is getting a makeover to try to invigorate the sugar-free soda's slumping sales. Coca-Cola Co. said last week that it's making its 12-ounce...

Everything Simple Made Difficult, The Costa Rican Way!

RICO's TICO BULL - Costa Rica's first same-sex marriage that was set for today, Saturday, following the Corte Interamerican de Derechos Humanos (Inter-American Court...

Costa Rica Notaries Cannot Marry Same-Sex Couples

Despite a resolution of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights that guarantees same-sex marriages in Costa Rica, the first gay couple to have tied...

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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...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

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...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

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...

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Tales of Costa Rica’s South Pacific

Q TRAVEL - It's a rainy night in San Jose. The lurid neon lights of the capital city's stores, hotels and bars cast red,...

Go to jail for uttering obscenities to women in Costa Rica

Piropos are flirtatious remarks or comments men often say to women as they walk down the street in Latin American countries. For example. ¿Qué hace...

Meet Nosara Animal Care’s New Director

  By Linda Tarlow Vozdeguanacaste - “I live with eight dogs and thirteen cats and I love it. Running the Nosara Animal Care program and...

Former Envirnment Minister Sentenced To Three Years

QCOSTARICA  -Former  Environment Minister Roberto Dobles has been sentenced by a Goicoechea court to three years in prison for his role in the ramming...

Gas Price Hike Approved!

QCOSTARICA - While the price of crude oil on international markets continues to drop, gasoline prices in Costa Rica keeps on going up. Sometime before...