Saturday, 8 August 2020

[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...

QTip (Humour): How to Use a Pay Phone!

We don't know why you would want to still use a payphone in 2013,...

Renewing Your Costa Rican Driver’s License Streamlined

Cost of renewalRenewing your Costa Rican drivers license has been streamlined, depending on the...

Surviving a Snakebite in Costa Rica

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

New Personeria Juridicas

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

QTips: How To Get Paid With PayPal in Costa Rica

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

Buying a Used Car in Costa Rica

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

QTips: Chicken Proofing Your Garden

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

QTIPS: About Travel Costa Rica

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

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...

Better Safe Than Sorry: Travel Tips

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

What Are The Best Airport Tips?

Here are some tips that will be useful to all travelers, economy and business....

QTip: In Costa Rica There Is No “Billion”

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

QTips: Tico Slang

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

QTips: Boiling Water In The Microwave

Boiling water in the microwave is something we have all done. And although it...

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...

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 About Driving in Costa Rica

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

Top 10 Things You Should Know Before Moving to Costa Rica

Relocating to another country is a significant decision that should be given careful thought....

QTips: Club vs. Nightclub

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

QTips: How To File A Recurso Amparo

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

Navigate The Streets of San José Like A Pro

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

Movie Theatres in Costa Rica

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Crossing The Nicaragua Border At Christmas

Crossing the Nicaragua border (border crossing at Peñas Blancas) at this time of year...

Mobile Banking Security Tips

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

5 Tips to Using Craigslist in Costa Rica

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

QTip: The Marchamo Explained

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

Play Safely on Costa Rica’s Beaches

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

Airport Departure Tax

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

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...

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...

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