Tuesday, 27 October 2020

QTip: Appealing A Traffic Ticket in Costa Rica

OK, you've been picked off for talking on a cellular phone, or not wearing...

Buying a Used Car in Costa Rica

Buying a used car in Costa Rica is not different than buying a used...

QTip: How To Swim With Sharks

HOW TO SWIM WITH SHARKS: A PRIMER Voltaire Cousteau Actually, nobody wants to swim with sharks....

QTips: Club vs. Nightclub

It’s important to understand the difference between club and nightclub in Costa Rica. Many a...

[BLOG] The New License Plate As Easy as 1, 2, 3

The mandatory license plate switch over is already in its third of 10 cycles...

QTips: How To File A Recurso Amparo

The writ of amparo (also called recurso de amparo) is a remedy for the...

QTips: How To Get Paid With PayPal in Costa Rica

Using the free Payoneer Debit card and a free Virtual US Bank Account to...

QTips About Driving in Costa Rica

Photo credit:  Costaricavacation4me.com By Carter Maddox Driving in Costa Rica is reasonably safe. Do realize, however...

QTips: What to do if your salary isn’t sufficient to pay your bills

If you are having a hard time paying for your basic expenses, it can...

Airport Departure Tax

The airport departure tax is $26, payable in cash (dollars or colones) or with...

Mobile Banking Security Tips

Keep Track of Your Mobile Device Perhaps the biggest risk is also the reason why...

How To Enjoy The Festival de la Luz

The best seat for the Festival de la Luz is in your living room,...

QTIPS: In “Transit” At The San Jose Airport

If landing at the Juan Santamaria (San Jose) international airport (SJO)  in “transit”, you...

Movie Theatres in Costa Rica

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Better Safe Than Sorry: Travel Tips

People often hear stories of travel incidents but they don't think it'll happen to...

QTips For Preventing Dengue

Recognizing the Mosquito Aedes Aegypti can be recognized by its distinctive striped markings, located on...

The Ten Best Ways To Keep Your Car From Getting Stolen

Well, we all know that the Toyota Prius is one of the most fuel...

Play Safely on Costa Rica’s Beaches

Enjoy the beaches of Costa Rica safely. Take great care at beaches that drop...

Navigate The Streets of San José Like A Pro

The streets of San José, as in most towns in Costa Rica, each block...

QTIPS: About Travel Costa Rica

Bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to...

5 Tips to Using Craigslist in Costa Rica

As one of the world’s most popular and well-known classifieds ads website, Craigslist attracts...

QTips: Tico Slang

Bailarse a la justicia – to outsmart or avoid the law Carterazo – to have...

QTip: The Marchamo Explained

In Costa Rica, the "Marchamo" is the annual vehicular circulation permit for all vehicles...

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...

QTip: In Costa Rica There Is No “Billion”

Millions and more: Numbers larger than the millions can get problematic in both English...

What To Do If You Lose Your Cellular Phone in Costa Rica

If you happen to lose or have your cellular phone stolen in Costa Rica...

Quick Route To/From the San José Airport and Ruta 27

The typical route from the Pacific coast to the San José airport is on...

Surviving a Snakebite in Costa Rica

For many people, no creature evokes the kind of disgust and horror that snakes...

Getting Around Prohibition

Although the year is 2013, and municipalities now have the power to be "dry"...

New Personeria Juridicas

If you have a Corporation (S.A. or Sociedad Anoima), and need an up-to-date Personeria...

The Marchamo: Where to pay, How to pay and How Much to pay

The 2013 Marchamo - the annual vehicular permit that includes the mandatory this party...

QTips: Chicken Proofing Your Garden

If you live in the city of San José, you may think it unlikely...

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