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Friday 23 June 2017

Future Retirees Should Know About San Ramon’s Strange Weather

LIVE IN COSTA RICA - San Ramón is a small city located along the Panamerican Highway (Interamericana in Spanish) at...

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...

Costa Rica Living: Learn to Swear in Spanish

COSTA RICA LIVING - So, you've moved to Costa Rica and you're very happy to be out of...

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...

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...

Reindeer in Costa Rica

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

Retirees in Costa Rica Who Have Car Accidents Should Know This

LIVING IN COSTA RICA :  The following is from a post by long time resident and Costa Rica...

Dolphin Cascade Costa Rica

COSTA RICA LIVING - "It was spectacular," says Shawn Larkin, who recorded the video of the impressive pod...

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...

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...

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...

The Secret To Living Happily in Costa Rica

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

Expat Life in Costa Rica

LIVING IN COSTA RICA  - From Inter Nations: Whether it’s the relaxed lifestyle, the kind people, or raw,...

Driver’s License Petition

COSTA RICA NEWS - Outlier Legal Services, a law firm dedicated to provide services to foreign nationals living...

Why We Retired To Grecia

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

A most unusual profession

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

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...

The other side of Costa Rica — the New Chic

LIVE IN COSTA RIC A - The majority of my readers are those thinking of relocating or retiring...

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...

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?...

Costa Rica: The Expat Abandoned

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

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...

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...

Ice Skating in Costa Rica

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

[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...

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’s health care options to Obama Care for retirees

From Live in Costa Rica Blog - Over the years I have many clients on my monthly relocation/retirement...

Are There Gangs in Costa Rica?

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

5 Experiences To Enjoy Costa Rica in 2014

If you've been complaining there is nothing to do in Costa Rica or you have been simply procrastinating,...

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...

Fitting In and Adjusting to Your New Life in Costa Rica

You've made the decision to move to Costa Rica.., you have arrived and gotten settled in your new...

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...

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Latin America’s Rural Exodus Undermines Food Security

Q24N (IPS) - In Latin America and the Caribbean, which account for 12 per cent of the planet’s arable land, and one-third of its...

Cartago Kicks Up A Fuss Over San Jose’s New Brand “SJO Vive”

On Wednesday, the Municipality of San José officially unveiled its brand "SJO Vive" to attract Ticos and foreigners to Costa Rica's capital. The ceremony, led...

Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Moving To Costa Rica

(HUFFPOST) “I’m thinking about moving to Costa Rica,” are words I see every day in emails, Facebook messages, and from people who have read...

Costa Rica Opens Embassy in Azerbaijan

Costa Rica's Foreign minister Manuel Gonzales, who is on an official visit to Baku, announced the opening of an embassy in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan Foreign Minister Elmar...

The Best Online Degrees for Starting a Business in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of Central America’s rising stars with an increasingly diverse economy that has moved beyond tourism and agriculture to encompass a...

Former Head of The Fuerza Publica Arrested For Alleged Drug Links

Who would know more about police strategy and tactics other than a former head of the nation's police force? And that is possible why...

Receiving Child Porn On Your Mobile Phone Can Land You In Jail in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - Pay close attention, receiving erotic images of minors on your smartphone via apps such as WhatsApp could expose you to...

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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...

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...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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...

Nude Hotels & Beaches in Costa Rica

Doing what we all think about – going nude in a public, is not so easy in a conservative culture like Costa Rica. What...

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