Tuesday 20 April 2021

Marchamo Madness

A few months ago, Costa Rica instituted a new law that people illegally parked...

[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,...

Earthquakes Can Be Scary. Volcanoes Are A Mystery. In Cartago You Can Experience Both Without The Danger

(by Mitzi Stark for QCostarica) Earthquakes can be scary. Volcanoes are a mystery. At...

Costa Ricans Are Very Polite

(By Galya Gerstman) Costa Ricans are very polite. Very, very polite. We from the...

Sin Semillas: A Zen Dog Guide To Living Well In Costa Rica

Quality of life is what we say we want. A successful life we may...

Best Spots for a Date in Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s subequatorial climate is marvelous. Despite that the country's territory is rather small,...

Healthy advice for retirees living in Costa Rica

Live in Costa Rica - Costa Rica is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on...

Costa Rica Santa Ana: Second Best Destination In The World

“Have you ever felt that your brain is bursting by the end of the...

How does it feel being Costa Rican?

(QCOSTARICA) How does it feel being Costa Rican? The question came up recently in...

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...

Decking Landscaping: A DIY Guide

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

Is Costa Rica really as good as its press releases?”

Ten years ago I wrote a short ebook with this title. But I think...

The cost of groceries Costa Rica vs USA 2019

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

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...

Universities Are A Steal in Costa Rica!

By Christopher Howard, Live in Costa Rica Blog - I wrote an article similar...

The Transito Dance!

EXPAT FOCUS - In October of 1989 I found myself steering a wheezing, smoking...

Costa Rica’s health care options to Obama Care for retirees

From Live in Costa Rica Blog - Over the years I have many clients...

11 Facts About Costa Rica Tthat Will Surprise You

1. Costa Rica takes up just 0.03 percent of the Earth’s surface, but it...

Costa Rica Retirees Should Be Aware of Those Fattening Tamales

LIVING IN COSTA RICA - Part of living in Costa Rica is experiencing its...

The Juice Box

By Galya Gerstman. The other day my friend Mark and I were discussing his...

In ageing Thailand, developers race to supply locals and elderly expats

(Reuters) - At 79, Thai businessman Boon Vasin’s latest $500 million venture is a...

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...

Once Again, Costa Rica Named Happiest Country In The World

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

Costa Rica’s Slow Pace, Political Stability Attract Expats Weary of U.S. Uncertainty

According to a new report from International Living, Costa Rica’s political stability and low-key...

A Costly Practice!

Rico's TICO BULL - Vehicle owners who usually pay for Marchamo (annual circulation permit)...

Costa Rica is more developed than most so-called developed nations

Let’s look at why this statement is true. In most cases a developed country...

Building a Dream In Costa Rica

This article is courtesy of InternationalLiving.com, the world's leading authority on how to live,...

Costa Rica Has Come A Long Way

Costa Rica has come a long way, commercially speaking. I remember when Multiplaza was...

Marijuana and Retirees in Costa Rica

By Christopher Howard Most baby boomers have experimented with marijuana at one time or another,...

A Look Back: Tortuguero, The Place of the Turtles

Fifteen years ago, in June of 1999, this article appeared in Escape From America...

“Yes, by Gallina!” No more is needed.

RICO'S DIGEST - Here is a little story about living in a small town,...

Why Do Mosquitoes Bite Some People More Than Others?

It's the rainy season in Costa Rica. And the season for those pesky mosquitoes....

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