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...

‘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...

Living Beyond 100

QCOSTARICA LIVING - There was a time most careers involved an apprenticeship of one sort another. Some official,...

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...

Why We Are Leaving Costa Rica

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

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...

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...

Are You Cut Out for the Expat Life?

COSTA RICA LIVING - What makes for a happy expat? This is something I think about often, because...

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...

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Is It Time To Renew Your Costa Rica Driver’s License?

If you are among the thousands of drivers whose driver's license expires in the coming months, leaving it to the last minute and the...

Protesters Claim Secular Status for Costa Rica

While thousands of demonstrators across the United States marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT...

Air Surveillance Service Made More Official Transport Flights Than Patrols

The Servicio de Vigilancia Aérea (SVA)- Air Surveillance Service - of the Ministry of Public Security made - over two years - more flights...

Mexican Governor Invokes Pancho Villa, Shakes Up Elections

"We want a true revolution in this country," mustachioed governor Javier Corral said in his office, hung with a large portrait of Villa, the...

Trump’s First Year and Latin America (Video)

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Could a New Currency Be the Solution to Argentina’s Never-Ending Inflation Problem?

Since its founding in 1935, inflation has averaged 55 percent per year. Since its issuance by the BCRA, 13 zeros have been added to...

Juan Diego Castro: The Trump Wannabe of Costa Rica

“COSTA Rica is the most beautiful place in the world,” my much-travelled friend Jamie Cox told me last summer. We were chilling out in...

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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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Costa Rica Cocoa Among World’s Best

Located in Moravia de Cutris, in Pocosol de San Carlos, the La Dorada San Luis farm offered up some of the best cocoa from...

The Wave of Violence Continues

QCOSTARICA - A couple were gunned down in Zapote Thursday evening by at least four men, travelling on motorcycles, according to the police report. The...

American Arrested in Colombia for Alleged Ties to Sinaloa Cartel

TODAY COLOMBIA - A US national was arrested in Colombia’s second largest city for allegedly having ties to the Sinaloa Cartel, one of Mexico’s...

Is There A Shortcut?

In Lindora, moments ago. Everyone using the cutoff to avoid the traffic jam in Lindora better have four-wheel drive. Photo by Rafael Stumbo Tarasco

President Signs Decree Banning His Name on Public Works

COSTA RICA NEWS - Costa Rica's newly elected president has passed a decree banning his name being put on plaques at public works. Luis Guillermo...