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Central and Latin America: The Perfect Escape Destination

Affordability is one reason for choosing a Latin America getaway. In addition to laidback communities, hospitable people, and pristine beaches, you can rent nice accommodations for only $500 per month.

Will 2017 Be Your Last Chance To Move To Costa Rica?

Based on their staggeringly ABYSMAL track record, are you really willing to let your government – any government – protect you and your loved ones? Or, would it be sensible to have a plan ‘B’?

Taste of India506 Artisan Indian Cuisine in Escazu. Delicious, genuine Indian food at a great price.

Taste of India506 Artisan Indian Cuisine offers a wide selection of the best Indian cuisine made from the freshest ingredients. Their Take-Away & Express service offers customers the best possible Indian cuisine experience in Costa Rica with great tasting food.

The Unfunded Pension Tsunami Is Rapidly Gaining Momentum. “The U.S. public pension system is mathematically guaranteed to crash!”

“Public pensions are a slow motion train wreck that can’t be stopped. Millions of workers who expect a steady stream of income when they retire will get nothing. The U.S. public pension system is mathematically guaranteed to crash.”

Commercial Building with Seller Financing For Sale in Tamarindo With Rooftop Bar and Great ROI. US$1,750,000.

This building will be a gem in your investment portfolio as all rental contracts are currently from three to ten years including a national chain grocery store.

Carrying Cash? Be Ready to Lose It.

From a legal standpoint, the money you deposit in a bank no longer belongs to you. Instead, the bank owns it. You are merely just another one of their unsecured creditors.

Living Healthier in Costa Rica

Fortunately for me, my wife loves to cook, and perhaps more importantly our lifestyle provides time for her to cook.  While the fresh, delicious ingredients found in Costa Rica is key…

Is Your Dentures Situation Hopeless? Here’s why you should consider permanent dentures called ‘All-on-4’.

Have you finally reached the point where you have no viable alternatives to fix your teeth? You have spent years, and paid thousands of dollars to your US dentist, just to hold things together. Now all the very expensive quick fixes no longer work. What to do?

Police and Osa Authorities in Costa Rica Fight Environmental Crimes

Osa plays a critical role in protecting the Costa Rica’s environment. With increasing environmental crime, officials are organizing special operations. Backing this effort is the Ministry of Public Security and the Program of Control and Protection.

The New Marina in Quepos

For many years Costa Rica had only one marina, the Los Sueños marina in Playa Herradura. For years there was talk of one taking shape in Playa Flamingo in the Guanacaste region…

Why Is Manuel Antonio Such An Attractive Area?

Manuel Antonio is a tiny strip of tropical terrain that extends out into the Pacific just outside of the town of Quepos, on Costa Rica’s southern Pacific coast. It is located in the province of Puntarenas and in the canton of Aguirre.

Living in Escazu, Costa Rica. Which are the most exclusive areas?

Escazu is always called “Embassy Row”, but of course not all of Escazu is Embassy row. Even though there is a zoning plan in Escazu, you’ll be surprised how “messy” it is. The reason is that Escazu grew from a tiny little town into a large city with zero city planning.

Rock You Like A Hurricane.

Costa Rica has NEVER had a hurricane; EVER. Since the beginning of recorded history, in 1851, no hurricane has ever made landfall in the world of PURA VIDA. So when hurricane Otto started heating up in the Caribbean earlier this week, nobody paid much attention.

Living WITHOUT Heating in Costa Rica!

I really don’t recall a time ever hearing someone say, “I love this 20 degree weather”, and is probably because nobody does say that!

Christmas Employee’s Bonus – ‘Aguinaldo’ is mandatory in Costa Rica

The aguinaldo is an extra salary, also known as the 13th month, which has to be paid to all the regular employees, regardless of the performance or quality of the job, since is based on the paid gross salary.