Living in Costa Rica

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.

Improve Your Health When You Live in Atenas at the Atenas Yoga Center

In the favorite expat destination of Atenas, Costa Rica, classes at the Atenas Yoga Center are one of the main things to do in the community. Yoga classes are not only good for exercise; they become social events and are a great way to meet other expats.

Jaco Welcomes Local Art Scene

Since Jaco at its core is a small surfing town it appears a little local street art is fitting in perfectly and is starting to give Jaco a more inviting and hipand creative look, that the local community is welcoming and embracing.

Costa Rica’s Most Famous Rooster – Paquito!

I had been waiting for some catalyst that would allow me to show a few of the rooster photos I had taken of Paquito on Avenida Central in San José and thanks to a terrific article in our biggest, most respected newspaper…

La Segua: A Warning to Drunk and Unfaithful Men in Costa Rica.

“La Segua” is a Costa Rican legend that chastises improper and loose female behaviour, as well as drunken and unfaithful activity of men, thus reinforcing gender stereotypes within a Latin American context. The story takes place in…

“The Purpose of Life is the Expansion of Happiness”

Whether the good doctor means more time happy, more intense happiness, or more people happy, we all agree that the expansion of happiness is certainly one purpose of our life.

You Are Not Alone Thinking That Life Was Going To Get Easier As You Got Older – Free video.

Brand new Lake View/Volcano View Home a few hundred meters up road from boat dock and ramp at Puerto San Luis.

99 Reasons Why I Love Costa Rica

Maybe it is because the weather is so horrible there, or maybe it is because they just love to drink beer, but it seems a bundle of them have chosen the land of PURA VIDA to call their home.

Travelling From Costa Rica to Panama.

Rich in biodiversity, beauty, culture, smiles, and in the pura vida style of life. Those are the things the other kind of rich just can’t buy.