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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…

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.

Living & Retiring in Costa Rica – Happy New Year and a Happy New Life?

However it does take a certain kind of person to enjoy the ‘expat’ life and after six months – you have to give yourself at least six months to get the feel of living in a new country – maybe you will decide that living in a foreign country is just not for you, would that really be such a disaster?

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.”

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.

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.

The Top 14 Things That Gringos Love About Living in Escazu & Santa Ana That Cannot Be Found Anywhere Else in Costa Rica!

Living in Escazu, Costa Rica is not for everyone. If you are the ‘pioneering’ type and already speak fluent Spanish then living in a more remote area of Costa Rica may be perfect for you from day one.

Dreaming of Christmas in Costa Rica? Christmas is already on the way at MultiPlaza in Escazu

The holidays are one of the most popular times to travel to Costa Rica and reservations need to be made well in advance. Here at Costa Rican Vacations, we only have 20 rooms left to offer, so act soon before they’re all gone!

Did Your Life Improve After The Last Presidential Election?

Now that the U.S. ‘election’ has finished, surely we all now appreciate that politics everywhere is nothing but a circus.

Costa Rica Crime, Land Scams & ‘Working Women’ Who Take Gringos To The Cleaners!

On the positive side when it comes to violent crime such as murder, they do a great job, because they have a division called OIJ (English – Judicial Investigation Organization ) this department is their equivalent of the FBI in the USA and they do a very good job.

What’s the Perfect Costa Rica Weather Worth To You?

It’s amusing because as a child at boarding school in Crieff, we were forced to have cold baths every morning (that’s Scottish COLD water and not Costa Rica ‘cold’ water) and we regularly had to break the thin layer of ice in the swimming pool before we went swimming.

Costa Rica Turtle Egg Harvesting At Ostional.

I must confess that when I was first confronted with these photographs of people taking thousands of turtle eggs from the beach at Ostional my first emotion was disgust but, having learned…

7 Lifesaving Insurance Tips For Expats in Costa Rica – Get Instant Access To Your Free Report!

My family and many of our VIP Members have been delighted with the wide range of affordable insurance products offered by our recommended insurance expert John McGee.

My Mother’s Angels In Costa Rica Pay It Forward

If you love Costa Rica, and it’s people, please continue reading and let me give you the chance to be even more fulfilled and happy living here in Costa Rica.