Thursday, 28 May 2020

Small-Town Costa Rican Living in the City

By Jason Holland (International Living) -  I have a pretty standard morning routine. I’m...

The Transito Dance!

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

Is Costa Rica a Caribbean country?

Is Costa Rica a Caribbean country? In a way, yes. It’s mostly a matter...

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...

Costa Rica Has Come A Long Way

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

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...

Zen Dog Duke Dialogues: The Lock Smith, The Fiddler and The Cook

Bruce Springsteen was belting out “Thunder Road” on every transistor radio all along the...

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...

Behind The Iron Curtain or Behind Bars

By Christopher Howard, Live in Costa Rica - Sounds like I am talking about...

Costa Rica retirement not always tropical paradise

Bill Peace sees his new home in Playa Herradura, Costa Rica for the first...

The Dark Side Of Expat Life In Costa Rica

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

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...

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...

Best Spots for a Date in Costa Rica

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

Costa Rica: The Expat Abandoned

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

Gaining New Perspectives By Moving Overseas

By Jason Holland, InternationalLiving.com - If you feel “stuck,” stressed out, or trapped in...

Universities Are A Steal in Costa Rica!

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

Millennial Expats in Costa Rica

I grew up in Canada and never thought for a second that I would...

“Costa Rica Rediscovered…”

My name is Randy Berg and the past few months I have had a...

What Does It Cost to Retire in Costa Rica?

QCOSTARICA LIVING from Livingincostarica.com - This is an article that was recently published by...

The Secret To Living Happily in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA LIVING - By Scott Oliver - Over the last 14 years I...

A most unusual profession

COSTA RICA LIVING - In many Spanish speaking countries including Costa Rica you find...

Costa Rica Living: Learn to Swear in Spanish

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

Discovering Costa Rica: Tennis in the Jungle

I was going to call this column “The Hidden Costa Rica,” but then I...

Once Again, Costa Rica Named Happiest Country In The World

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

15 Signs You Live in a Costa Rican Jungle

QCOSTARICA LIVING (By Olivia Perez, Ochristine.com) My time here in the Osa Peninsula has...

Low Wages In Costa Rica

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

Living Beyond 100

QCOSTARICA LIVING - There was a time most careers involved an apprenticeship of one...

Reindeer in Costa Rica

LIVING IN COSTA RICA - During the Christmas season in Costa Rica Gringo retirees...

Retire Here, Not There: Costa Rica

U.S. expats flock to one of Latin America’s safest places By Catey Hill, MarketWatch.com -...

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