Living in Costa Rica

Your 893rd Costa Rica Retirement Living Online Magazine for Wednesday, 24th June 2015.

How Two Canadians Fell in Love With Costa Rica. Saving our own little piece of the rainforest…

Michael Simons´Party 2013

December 8th, 2013 was the big annual Blowout to see old friends and meet new, celebrate the Holiday’s and just say thanks to everybody who made 2013 such a great year.

Your Neighbour’s Barking Dogs. Prevention is most definitely better than the cure!

We must remember that most Ticos have an extraordinary tolerance for noise. What we mean by that is that while dogs barking all night long may drive you completely round the bend (as is the case with the home we are chatting about), your neighbor will wake up in the morning all bright eyed and bushy tailed and …

Living in a True Blue Zone Community in Tierra Pacifica in Junquillal, Costa Rica. Free video.

Living in a True Blue Zone Community in Tierra Pacifica in Junquillal, Costa Rica. Free video.

Santa Claus Comes To Town!

Ed Dale, an owner in Pacifico and a long time Successful RE/MAX Agent in Canada had a dilemma. His Pacifico Beach Club minimum had not been used for the year and he was coming to stay at his Pacifico Condo.  He thought to himself that he would probably go to Dinner a few times and have drinks with friends and it would be used up just like last year.

Park Café – A Truly Excellent Restaurant in San José

There are plenty of good restaurants in San José, Costa Rica but few “excellent” ones… Everyone’s has a different opinion about what makes an excellent restauarnt Park Café is most definitely an excellent restaurant. [ ] The photograph below is of the double lamb chops at Park Café…. Que hijo de p…a rico! Written […]

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EX PATS in Paradise

Here is a compilation of blog posts and content about EXPATS in COSTA RICA with links to each story:

Real Estate Investors in Cocles, Playa Chiquita, Punta Uva and Manzanillo Delighted About New Water Pipeline.

After eight years of waiting, construction of the new water Aqueduct has started. ¢ 6 million (US$ 11,278) is being invested to supply pure drinking water to 20 communities with a population of over 14,000 in Limon Province in the Canton of Talamanca, Costa Rica.

How to Book Your Hotel or Condo Like a Tico

Here are five secrets to getting the best deal on a hotel, condominium or even an entire house rental in Costa Rica. Book it like a Tico!

11 Romantic Things To Do For Valentine’s Day in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Take your sweetheart out for a fancy dinner at a beachside restaurant, like Pangas or Langosta Beach Club in Tamarindo. If you really want to go “all out,” reserve a space at the uber-luxury Altos de Eros spa. They’ll pamper you with a killer massage and a private dinner in their hot tub bungalow.

Investigating Living in Dominical. Long term expectations far exceeded! Free Dominical video.

When Donna got out of the car she made a quiet yelp of concern. A local iguana boldly approached and stopped just a few feet away. In a few seconds it was obvious to the iguana that…

HGTV to Feature Guanacaste on Popular “Beachfront Bargain Hunt” Show this Valentine’s Day

This time, the popular show Beachfront Bargain Hunt will be featuring Playa Junquillal, a lesser known beach located about 40 minutes south of Tamarindo.