Living in Costa Rica

It’s a good time to buy real estate in Atenas, Costa Rica: Find Out Why

One of the hottest real estate markets in the Americas in the early 2000s, Costa Rica is bouncing back stronger than ever after the slump in real estate values throughout the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean, according to real estate experts.

San Jose Costa Rica Offers Affordable and World-Class Healthcare.

Want to learn more about Affordable and World-Class Healthcare In Costa Rica? click here to contact our expert! When it comes to affordable and world-class healthcare, Latin America probably does not come to mind. While it is true that some Latin American countries struggle, Costa Rica is not one of them. This country, with its […]

Rio Celeste: Costa Rica’s Turquoise Oasis

Within Costa Rica are many hidden gems. A prime example is Rio Celeste, one of the most magical and beautiful places that you will ever have the opportunity to experience, not only in Latin America but in the entire world. Located deep within the Tenorio Volcano National Park, you will see stunning turquoise water unlike […]

Costa Rica: A Happy Place to Live.

For most people, moving to Costa Rica is the chance of a lifetime. Dubbed the “happiest place in the world”, this Latin American country has so much to offer, including lush rainforests, pristine beaches, cloud forests, majestic volcanos, and even superior coffee. Regardless of where you are from, you may question what makes this nation […]

God Bless Texas

Let’s face it, pretty much everyone loves Costa Rica, and no doubt we see travelers from all over the world, but if there is one area that best suited for Costa Rica, I think Texas might be on the top of the list.

The Problems Of Happiness

We seek happiness from Day-1. Our lives began with zero input from us. No one asked if we wanted to be born, but born we were. And quickly we hunger for happiness in the form of comfort, nourishment, and love from others. Slowly we take increasing responsibility for our own well being and happiness.

Is The Market Coming Back?

For the last 4 years, we have seen a huge increase in sales every year from the previous year. Last year we did more transactions than the 3 previous years combined.  So what is driving the market you ask?  I think it’s a combination of a few things.

An Historic Judgement for Illegal Shark Finning in Costa Rica.

Although this case goes back to October 2011, it was only this week that a Taiwanese businesswoman Hue Ju Tseng Chang – known as Kathy Cheng who is the legal representative of the Wan Jia Men 88 fishing boat – was sentenced…

Playa Matapalo Is Truly A Hidden Beach in Costa Rica

As you zip down Costa Rica’s version of the Autobahn, that short stretch of highway between Quepos and Dominical, it’s very easy to miss Playa Matapalo.

Living in Costa Rica. Here are 10 interesting facts you may not know about Manuel Antonio National Park.

I hope these 10 not so well-known Manuel Antonio National Park facts help to make your experience of this amazing place more enjoyable.

11 Fun Facts About The Sloths in Costa Rica

Sloth poop is a mystery. Thanks to their slow metabolism, they only poop about once a week, and to do so they make a dangerous descent from the trees to the ground, where they are vulnerable to…

Is the World’s Best Climate Really in Atenas, Costa Rica?

Where in the world is the best climate is really a rather subjective question. It all depends on what kind of climate you like. Much like wine or art, climate is a personal affair.

Amazing Oceanview Homes For Sale Jaco Beach Costa Rica From US$299,000

You might see pictures of other listings that have expansive oceanviews from the mountain tops, but in Jaco you get to eat your cake and have it too, enjoying the oceanviews along with the fresh ocean breezes, while going to bed to the sound of the waves crashing.

How Many U.S. Citizens Are Living in Costa Rica Today in 2017?

Over the 17 years I have lived in Costa Rica, many people have guessed how many U.S. citizens are living here but very few have ever been able to quote a reliable source for their numbers.

How To Build Your New Costa Rica Home With Light Weight Steel Frame. Part I.

My latest project will actually consist of house 4 and 5 being built in the Mar Vista Community near Flamingo Beach–the main home (2500 SF) and the Guest House (800 SF). I plan to rent out the guest house short term to generate revenue and be my side investment.