I arrived in Costa Rica a long time ago and having lived in ten countries on three continents, even with the increased cost of living we’ve seen over the past decade, I KNOW that I could not have the same quality of life anywhere in the UK or the USA that we enjoy here living in Costa Rica.
Living in Costa Rica
The British Are Coming, The British Are Coming!
The Americas, especially North America, are no strangers to British invasions. We Gringos remember from our earliest school days that back ...Read More
10 Fun Outdoor Activities in Tamarindo
If you didn't come with your own equipment, no worries. You can rent/buy some at most local surf shops, supermarkets, or adventure ...Read More
My Costa Rica Citizenship Story
In most cases, getting Citizenship in Costa Rica is a lengthy process of which you have to have lots of patience for. My story is no ...Read More
Living in Costa Rica & Making A Difference. Papagayo Gringos helping animals. Free video.
Probably the one thing I'm most proud about is all the charitable work that we do here in Costa Rica. The first thing when I moved here, ...Read More
Weekend Getaway in Punta Leona on the Central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica
Punta Leona is an exclusive community that borders a 750 acre nature conservancy, located an hour west of San Jose and just 15 minutes ...Read More
The Viento Frescos Waterfalls in Lake Arenal, Costa Rica.
The Viento Frescos Waterfalls are just a 20-minute drive away, so you could even make your visits here a regular getaway. Take your ...Read More
Faroles: A festival of lights to honour Costa Rica’s Independence Day.
Faroles is Spanish for lanterns -- more specifically, handmade lanterns made of colorful cardboard or paper with a dainty little candle set ...Read More
20% Return on Investment. Costa Rica investment properties to look for and rental tips.
How I earn 20% per year with my Costa Rica Investments. Here is the kind of rental property I search for in Jaco Beach along with a few ...Read More
Costa Rica’s Independence Day – 15th September: Culture and Traditions Explained
It seems a little weird that Costa Rica's Independence Day falls on September 15 -- the exact same day as Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador ...Read More
Should I Rent A Home in Costa Rica First? Or buy immediately?
Let me tell you. I know exactly what you want. I want a three-bedroom house with a pool looking at the ocean for $1500 a month. Good luck! ...Read More