Living in Costa Rica

4 Reasons Buying a House in Costa Rica Is Better Than Renting

Whether or not you’re planning on staying in Costa Rica forever–which, let’s face it, that should be the plan–housing is hugely important.

“Just Who Are The Feds Planning To Battle?”

Now that Independence Day is over for our VIP Members in the USA, I am hoping that a few of our readers have had a few moments to carefully consider how ‘free’ and ‘independent’ we are today compared to yesterday.

5 Important Secrets To Remember When Moving to Costa Rica?

With each passing day, I become more amused at how journalism and news are being passed off in our politically correct world, much in the same way that the old time medicine men hocked their snake oil during the wildly popular medicine shows of the last century.

How Do I Feel About Celebrating the 4th of July Independence Day Living in Costa Rica?

After ten years of living in Costa Rica, the idea of celebrating Independence Day on the 4th of July has a completely different meaning to me than what it did when I lived in the United States of America.

Paying For Your Costa Rica Expat Life In Dollars

Many expats live in Costa Rica, but earn, or collect, the money they live on in a foreign currency, the U.S. dollar.

Who’s Doing What On Independence Day in Costa Rica?

As a kid, each year my family would cook hamburgers and hot dogs before jumping into the van to go to a local fireworks show for the 4th of July.

There’s Gold In Them Thar Hills

First off, I have to apologize for taking so long to write another Newsletter. Fortunately, business is booming, as everyone wants out of the Black Hole known as North America, and I have literally not had a moment to breathe in two months.

Why Are Many Expats From The USA & Canada So Passionate About Living in the Papagayo Region of Costa Rica? With free video…

Let me give you a little background on our area.  Playa Hermosa is part of a group of beaches that make up what is known as the Golfo de Papagayo:  Playa Ocotal, Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa and Playa Panama. We are located in…

Google Trends Search Data For Costa Rica From The USA Since 2005

Hover your mouse over the graph to examine different points on the graph. Letters on the graph represent news articles that might indicate why a certain term is spiking during that time period.

The Relationship Essential Money Can’t Buy. “Johnny Depp’s Wife Files for Divorce!”

What could two movie stars possibly have to fight about? Depp’s fortune is reportedly between three and four HUNDRED MILLION dollars. And his estranged wife, Amber Heard, has anywhere from …

Would You Buy Real Estate From An Immigrant Working Illegally In Your Home Town? Free video…

If you are involved in a real estate transaction which means at some stage you will be paying a significant sum of money, then you should trust the person you are doing business with but, you should also verify who they are and whether they are legally allowed to work as a Realtor and represent you as a Realtor in a real estate transaction!

Investing in Costa Rica Real Estate in Jaco. The one request that has always remained the same with free video.

We’ve traveled all over the world and one of the most important things I have learned is that it doesn’t matter where you are, great views always sell for a premium.

All An 4 Permanent Dentures In One Visit To Costa Rica $16,000 with $500 Airfare Rebate!

Over the years you have lost most or perhaps all of your teeth. Gum disease, poor dental hygiene, bad luck with an accident, a bad dentist (yes, they out there) or just bad DNA has, or will have shortly, destroyed your dental health and robbed you of enjoying a decent quality of life.

Americans Living in Costa Rica. Michele Kohan’s story.

She knew a change had to be made; and a more simplistic lifestyle appealed to her. The phone rang and it was an old college friend, who she had not seen in over 13 years. This ‘Tico’ or Costa Rican friend turned out to be the catalyst that led Michele to Puerto Viejo, on the southern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica.

People Paying Zero Income Taxes In Costa Rica and Increased Government Expenses. How Costa Rica is going broke.

The Comptroller General of the Republic of Costa Rica revealed in a study last week that 55% of doctors, accountants, lawyers and engineers paid zero income tax in 2015.