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Living Healthier and Longer in Costa Rica – Blue Zones

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There are approximately five known “Blue Zones” in the world, and Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula is the largest! The earth’s diverse “Blue Zones” are a well-documented phenomena. These are unique geographic locations where human beings live measurably longer and healthier lives. The Guanacaste region of Costa Rica is no exception, and happens to feature the […]

Happiness Is an “Inside Job”

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“What Do You Do after Your Dreams Come True?” – Anthony Bourdain Yet again, we’re shocked that a celebrity has committed suicide, leaving us regular people asking, “Why would he do that?” It’s hard to grasp how someone who’s realized their dreams would not feel their life was worth protecting, preserving, and enjoying. We imagine […]

Why Do We Argue So Damn Much!? – It Didn’t Start That Way

As we all know, couples argue a lot. Often about money, in-laws, and household chores. But that only tells us what we argue about, not why. Certainly partners take different positions on those issues and have different objectives, but even that doesn’t explain why they argue, rather than discuss and negotiate. Clearly something very important […]

Sharing the Secrets and Recipes for Living Longer, Healthier & Happier

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Born and raised in Costa Rica, Melissa Guzman has always had a passion for great food. Originally from a small, traditional farming town in the mountains of Cartago, she grew up with many traditional recipes that were shared together with friends and family. After getting married and moving to the beach, she discovered the other […]

1.25 Acre Single Family Lot Near Playa Conchal – USD $99,000

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For any questions you have about this property click here to contact the listing agent. Catalina Cove is a residential beach project set in Playa Brasilito, a quiet corner of Costa Rica’s growing Guanacaste Province. Lot 21 is a 1.25 Acre (5066 m2) lot that is ready to build with electric and water availability right […]

Top 10 Best-Rated Places Abroad for Your Dream Retirement

Infographic: Top 10 Best-Rated Places Abroad for Your Dream Retirement

What is the best place for me to retire? We have listed the best-rated destinations!

Why you will absolutely love Costa Rica’s rainy season

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The weather in Costa Rica gets a bad rap in rainy season. Personally, it’s my favorite time of year. But read any traditional tourism report and it will tell you the best time to visit Costa Rica is from December to April when most of the country experiences dry season – except for the Caribbean […]

Santa Ana Home Invader Trapped By Homeowner With Fluffy Blanket!

For the second time in a few weeks, this invader managed to avoid the electric fence, climbed down the wall outside my office and boldly walk right into my office here in Santa Ana… Meet Iggy! As soon as he entered my office, Iggy saw the surprise on my face, realized he did not have […]

2 BR – 3 Bath – 40,903 SF – Casa Floriana – Luxury Amindst Nature – USD $529,000

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For any questions you have about this property click here to contact the listing agent. Nestled in the hills above Samara is the gated community of Montana, offering panoramic, valley, mountain and ocean views, cooler temperatures, privately maintained roads and total privacy with minimum size lots of 5,000m2 or more. Situated on one of the […]

148.6 Hectare/ 367+ Acre Ranch In Cañas, Guanacaste, Costa Rica – Land For Sale in Costa Rica – USD $3,000,000

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This 148 Ha farm for sale in Cañas, Guanacaste is located 2 Km. (1.24 miles) North Panamerican Rd. Route 6. It is a great deal on a really nice working ranch with potential for all types of agriculture and cattle raising businesses. For more real estate for this region at the WeLoveCostaRica Arenal Lake listings […]

Is Something Going on With U.S. Occupation In Costa Rica?

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The last official army Costa Rica had has been bordering on 70 years now. The country has had issues with the United States and Nicaragua landing on their soil, or very close to it. What has recently happened with Nicaragua have caused the locals to look back on the occupation done by the United States. […]

Beautiful Estate Style Property in Atenas, Costa Rica… US$1,250,000

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For any questions you have about this property click here to contact the listing agent. This is a one of a kind property in one of the most recognized communities in Atenas.  Just minutes from downtown Atenas, this property consists of a main home with swimming pool and hot tub,  guest house, two rental homes, […]

Sea Lions Crashing the Party

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Last Thursday, a sea lion decided to grab a bite at a hotel’s restaurant in Jaco Beach. Within the Puntarenas province on Garabito, this is the second time last week that a sea lion decided to pop up in the Central Pacific area. Locals and tourists have no complaints, though! However, sea lions aren’t all […]

The Sea Turtles Are Arriving in Ostional

On the pacific coast of Costa Rica, thousands of sea turtles have arrived and continue to do so in the Ostional National Wildlife Refuge. It’s definitely a beautiful sight to see that you shouldn’t miss if you’re in the area or close to it. The nesting area is filling up fast, with more sea turtles […]

Costa Rica Curious

In September Greg Seymour published his second book about living in Costa Rica. Costa Rica Curious is equal parts memoir, travelogue, and how-to guide for those considering a life change and a move to Costa Rica.