Tamarindo, Guanacaste

Old Traditions Become New Traditions Living in Costa Rica

I come from New England, Massachusetts more specifically. October is the time to start layering clothes there. November is bundle up time and Christmas is snow, ice, freezing rain, or all of the above. Santa manages to get there despite the road conditions because he doesn’t have to use them.

Sport Fishing in Flamingo, Costa Rica at Its Best 

Flamingo Beach is one of the most popular destinations on Costa Rica’s northwest Pacific Coast. The beautiful white sand beach is stunning, and it is also a favorite spot for deep sea fishing.

Expat Business 101: Managing your Costa Rican staff

Recently I have had several conversations with small business owners who have different approaches to working with their staff. These are people I respect but don’t necessarily agree with.

Living in Costa Rica and Remembering Damon’s Important Christmas Party Tips

Living in a country like Costa Rica, a country that starts celebrating Christmas November 2nd is no help either, what with supermarket aisles already filled with Christmas goodies, only just preceded by the Christmas-meal training camp.

Living in Costa Rica & Finding The Right Staff For Your Small Business.

My wife and I came to Costa Rica because we looked around in the States and felt we could do things better; not just our lifestyle, yes that too, but even in the way we did business. There we both had good jobs, working for solid corporations, which both spoke to us being their “greatest assets.”

Healthy Living: Animal protein in Costa Rica

Maintaining a balanced fitness profile, for the dedicated, mandates we consume a robust profile of nutrients, the least of which is protein.

Guanacaste Renovation – The Gold Coast of Costa Rica gears up for the high season

What’s the hottest thing on the Gold Coast right now? It’s not the sun, it may be the real estate, but it’s definitely not the tourism, but maybe it should be.

Surgery in Costa Rica. “Better service, than I have received in places like Houston or San Diego.”

It is no secret that Costa Rica is becoming a popular destination where people from around the world can come and receive state of the art medical care at a fraction of the cost that they would pay for treatment in their home country.

Gear Down – Mountain Biking in Costa Rica

While it’s true the fixed gear bike has floated the world of biking out of heavy gear assemblies and into the the pleasant world of “how the hell do I pedal up this dang hill?”

The Wrong Side of the Fence

The grass is always greener or so it appears. On a daily basis I see those who have been tempted by the glory of what they perceive as better than what they already have.

Flying like a bird. Paragliding in Costa Rica.

There are many things in Costa Rica I have done, and only a few that I have not. Paragliding was one of those things (along with sky diving and bungee jumping).

The Best Business To Open In Costa Rica

Business, when done smartly, fits the need of its clients by either creating a need through innovation and marketing, or better by supplying what is lacking in said market.

Costa Rica Fitness Lifestyle Options for Expats

In the States I worked out between four to five times per week, and in Costa Rica I get in at least six formal workouts per week, but I am active almost every day.

It’s Never Too Late To Start Surfing

But, I always hear my associates in the office talk about their surfing stories… “I caught this wave… the waves are pumping”. You know, all that surf speak that I know so little about…

In Grave Danger of Falling Food

In truth, the designs and techniques don’t just leap off the pages, into your yard or farm and magically transform everything into a Garden of Eden before your eyes. The wet-dry tropics imposes its own seasonal challenges, timing is everything and the term ‘site specific’ comes into play from …