Living in Costa Rica

“Living in Costa Rica Costs Us Half of What it Cost Us To Live a Similar Lifestyle in California.”

All told, living in Costa Rica costs us half of what it cost us to live a similar lifestyle in California. But, your mileage will vary. Come on and give it a try for a few months and see what you come up with.

Costa Rica Hotels For Sale. Top ten ingredients you need to be a successful hotel owner in Costa Rica

If I had a nickel for every person whose Costa Rica vacation transformed their life into a hotel owner, I’d be retired right now. There are countless hotels for sale in Costa Rica and in many cases, these hotels are being sold by foreigners who were not adequately prepared for managing a hotel in their home country, much less in a foreign country…

Getting My Motorcycle Driver’s License

It’s not that difficult for an ex-pat to get a Costa Rican driver’s license. You just go to the license bureau in San Jose with your unexpired foreign license, copies of your passport, a medical exam (are you dead yet? No? OK you pass), and a lot of patience. Stand in the various lines as directed and voila — you have a Costa Rican driver’s license.

Expat Private Medical Insurance Companies in Central & Latin America – Benefits & Pitfalls!

Before you make the move you do your due diligence by understanding the real estate laws, the language difference, the culture, the people, the diet, the nature and of course the your medical insurance options… Right?

Costa Rica Private Schools – Outside of the Central Valley Region.

For those of you with small children who wish to do a little research into what’s available in Costa Rica private schools, here is a listing of a few of the private schools outside of the Central Valley.

Good French Cooking in San José, Costa Rica With 50% Discount If You’re Over 50?

A friend and I enjoyed lunch at El Balcón de Europa on Thursday and were both pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food for about $70 per head.

Relax! You Are In Paradise Part 1

One of the biggest concerns that people have is whether they will be able to find reliable Contractors, Builders, Remodelers and Interior Decorators in Costa Rica.

Living Longer and Healthier in the Blue Zone of Costa Rica

Blue Zones are where people live significantly longer lives. There are longevity hotspots in Japan, Italia, Greece, Costa Rica and even in California. Some of the factors contributing to longer lives in these areas include:

Costa Rica House Builder Mike Brussock — Relax You Are In Paradise — Part 2

Our good friend Mike Brussock from Adobe Construction has been a Costa Rica house builder since 1999 and is one of the most helpful and straightforward guys in the business and he is completely prepared (like the good German he is) to answer all of your questions and help you comfortably through the building process in Costa Rica.

Moving To Costa Rica For Your Health

Nobody wants to spend their retirement in ill health, although sometimes we do not have a choice–or do we? The place we live has a lot to do with how healthy we are, our attitude toward life, and how much we enjoy our retirement years. Moving to Costa Rica for your health can be a wise decision that will allow you to enjoy your retirement to the fullest.

Your 892nd Costa Rica Living in Costa Rica Online Magazine for Saturday, 20th June 2015.

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Your 896th Costa Rica Retirement Living Online Magazine for Friday, 3rd July 2015.

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Costa Rica Custom Home Builder Tom Terry – Relax You Are In Paradise Part 3

Tom Terry is a pioneer of sorts in Costa Rica.  In 1993 Tom started as a Costa Rica Custom Home Builder when the engineer he hired to develop his custom homes in Playas del Coco, Costa Rica was not performing up to his high standards so he was forced to take over.

Invest in Costa Rica Land and Earn Income From A 5,000 Year Old ‘Wonder Tree’. Lots from $55,000 – $106,000

It is one of the mentioned Moringa Oleifera lots in Guanacaste (Hojancha, Costa Rica) waiting to be seeded with a guaranteed rental agreement for 10 years included between you and Thomas Ringshandl.