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What is Considered Normal In Costa Rica, But Not Accepted By Foreigners

Rico's TICO BULL - What is considered normal in Costa Rica and other countries...

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...

The cost of groceries Costa Rica vs USA 2019

In this blog, you’ll find the comparison of the cost of groceries Costa Rica...

25 Countries Where Your Pension Check Goes Furthest: Costa Rica Is 24th

When it’s time to retire, you may find your pension benefits don’t go far....

The Biggest Error You Can Make If You Choose Costa Rica To Relocate

On my monthly relocation tours I always tell my clients that, "the worst here...

Parents opposed to vaccinating their children may lose custody

Parents who oppose vaccinating their children may end up in court and even lose...

Is Costa Rica Really the Switzerland of Central America?

Expatsblog.com - It’s a decades old comparison that one still runs across now and...

A New Community Rises in Costa Rica, but Don’t Bring Your Car

LAS CATALINAS, Costa Rica — Would you relinquish your car to live in paradise?...

Costa Rica No. 4 Of The World’s 10 Best Places to Retire in 2017

From International Living - For just over a quarter of a century, International Living...

My Two Colones

For the most part, people get extremely concerned when they hear the words recession,...

Low Wages In Costa Rica

EXPAT FOCUS - I am an avid reader of Quora.com. Every day I usually...

The Dark Side Of Expat Life In Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) Expatfocus - Costa Rica is regarded as a paradise by tourists from around...

Finding Good Meat in Costa Rica–a Continuing Endeavor

Right after I graduated from college a boyfriend took me to a restaurant in...

Decking Landscaping: A DIY Guide

Have you been eyeing your yard as your next big renovation project? Does it...

Too Many “Gringos” View Costa Rica Through Distorted North American Eyes

Christopher Howard's Live in Costa Rica - It is very easy to look at...

Two Very Different “Gringo Gulches” in Costa Rica

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

Buying Online From Costa Rica For Products From Abroad. My experience.

(Rico's TICO BULL) Buying online  - internet purchases - may be cheaper as retailers...

What does your typical day look like when you are living in Costa Rica?

The question, "What does your typical day look like when you are living in...

Are You “Perpetual Tourist” In Costa Rica? A Must Read

By now, according to the reports of the Canatur and the immigration service, all...

Costa Rica Among The Countries With The Best Healthcare In The World

(Q24N )From International Living - One of the main concerns of any person looking...

Costa Rica Takes 4th Spot in Americans’ Home Buying Destinations Ranking

Based on our latest report, Costa Rica ranks 4th in the top 30 locations...

Do You Sit In The Back Seat or Front?

Hail a cab or call an Uber in any city in the U.S. or...

7 Unbreakable Laws of Success For Expats in Costa Rica According to Steve Jobs

I found this article while surfing The Internet - For some reason we don't...

TRUE STORY: “I Moved to Costa Rica to Escape Trump”

"Upon arriving in San José, Costa Rica’s bustling capital, we checked into our hotel...

U.S. Embassy San Jose Closed Friday and Monday

The Embassy and the Consular Section of the United States in San Jose, Costa...

How Long Does It Take to Learn Spanish?

As an expat living in Costa Rica or anywhere else in Latin America, learning...

Expats can now learn how to prepare typical Costa Rican cuisine

Many expats become enamored with Costa Rican food and want to learn how to...

The Gringo Bubble

The recent trend in expat living is the Gringo Bubble, creating an insulating layer...

Home Invasion, Everyone’s Worst Fear: Reflections of a victim

Home invasion. We were victims of a professional, well-planned home invasion. It is everyone’s...

Once Again, Costa Rica Named Happiest Country In The World

(QCostarica) Once again Costa Rica has been named the most sustainably happy country in...

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,...

Why We Are Leaving Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA  via Retireforlessincostarica.com - The Decision. In August of 2012, I wrote the article...

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