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Sunday 22 October 2017

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...

[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...

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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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