Retirement In Costa Rica

Golden Fun on the Shores of Costa Rica

Costa Rica means rich coast. After Christopher Columbus bumped into Costa Rica,
he saw the gold hanging around the necks of the Indigenous people and coveted
it for his own fortune.

Costa Rica Real Estate – Why Buy Now?

It is one of the oldest democracies in the Americas and abolished its Army over 50 years ago, choosing instead to spend that money on education and health services for its inhabitants. After 50 years, the results are there for everyone to see and enjoy.

A Healthy Arrival in Costa Rica or Any Foreign Country

For the unlucky, there’s also the distinct possibility of going into cranky shock upon learning luggage is not on the same side of the world. And then there’s the expatriate spouse traveling solo with the children and the dog…

Easy to Learn Spanish at home

“Never before has Spanish vocabulary learning been so easy,” says Kevin. “And by fast building a large base of vocab and phrases, it makes
the acquisition of grammar and sentence structure so much easier.

Royal Family Fun & Games

No, Costa Rica does not have a royal family, but that didn’t stop a mammoth turn-out from among Ticos and expatriates to celebrate at the annual Garden Party for British Queen Elizabeth’s birthday last

Costa Rica Wildlife – Three Wise Ants

It is always nice to visit a National park and see animals such as Monkeys and Parrots. As we quietly stroll amongst the giant trees and along the trails our eyes and ears ever alert for that chance encounter with a Jaguar or

Costa Rican Kids – Protecting Children

Indeed, although we will all be traveling together as a family i.e. my wife, my 9 and 13 year-old children and myself we still in order to be able to leave the country.

Costa Rica Pensionados – Income Requirements

One of our eagle-eyed members wrote to me and included an email that had been sent to her a few weeks ago from a certain newsletter company that supposedly specializes in ‘international living’, if you know what I mean.

Costa Rica Living on US$1,000 per month

I read the questions from people who really want to know what living in Costa Rica is like then I read the answers… There’s often a discussion about the ‘cost of living’ in Costa Rica and here is a good example of …