Living in Costa Rica

Living in Delightfully Different Dominical, Costa Rica.

There’s still the same little village, with a bumpy road in leading you to a beautiful beach usually with perfect waves rolling in. You look down the beach, and you see the peninsula of Punta Dominical sticking out into the sea with…

It’s 460 AD in Rome: This Won’t Be Fixed

Another American election cycle is upon us, and large numbers of people are lining up to pour their time and money into the sewer of politics, to be lost forever.

Investing In A Costa Rica Coffee Farm. A Booming Market Worthy Of Investment.

The first Arabica coffee plant was sown in Central Valley of Costa Rica in the late 1700’s — making it the first Central American country to invest in this commodity.

ExpoCasa 19-23rd August 2015 in Parque Viva – Costa Rica’s Real Estate Exhibition.

If your goal is to buy a new home in Costa Rica then you may wish to attend the ExpoCasa home fair where you will find around 540 stands represented by real estate developers and other products and services related to Costa Rica real estate.

Why Living in Costa Rica Is Great For Writers?

Why is Costa Rica such a great place for Aaron and many other creative writers to work so productively? Aaron says there are three main reasons. They are peacefulness, support groups and connectivity.

Why You Must Dump Microsoft NOW!

I’ve written about dumping Microsoft before — and I stand by those comments — but the newest outrage from Redmond forces me to it again.

Costa Rica Is For Families Too!

Every year it seems that Costa Rica attracts a younger and younger tourist crowd. Often, people think of Costa Rica as a tropical retirement haven or the prime destination for the adventure seeker.

Who Is The Best Guy To Go To For New Appliances in Costa Rica?

We need a washing machine, dryer, oven, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and the stove-top, we decided on GE induction stove-top as it seems to be the most efficient.

The Importance Of Having A Professional Compared To A Salesman As Your International Health Insurance Specialist…

As you know, since 1992, our company has been insuring expatriates, local nationals and multinational corporate executives all over the world!

Farmers’ Markets in The Tamarindo Area of Costa Rica.

Farmers markets are called “Ferias” in Costa Rica, and most towns in the country have one at least once per week. There are five in the Tamarindo area.

Why Costa Rica Real Estate Buyers Must Consider Municipality Rankings Before Deciding Where To Buy Their New Home In Costa Rica. Free video.

Most of us prefer living in a home that is clean, secure and well managed. We try to make sure that our own home is well maintained and we are not throwing our money away by unnecessarily…

8 Best Beaches in the Tamarindo Area (Plus One Secret Beach!)

Playa Tamarindo – Obviously Tamarindo Beach is one of the most popular beach destinations in the entire country of Costa Rica, and with good reason: it’s perfect for surfers, kids with families, couples or friends who just want to hang out.

Living Simply & Happily in Costa Rica. Thoughts on Henry David Thoreau

I don’t honestly know who to thank in my life for allowing me to think differently, but if the “mass of men” are leading “lives of quiet desperation,” unless misery is our goal, then clearly we do need to think differently.

How A Special Dentist in Costa Rica Saved My Mouth and My Sanity!

About four years ago, my dentist here in the USA broke the bad news. “Your mouth is in terrible shape,” he said. I had a fifteen year old bridge spanning seven front upper teeth. The problem was, three of the teeth were missing underneath due to sports injuries and the other four gave me such pain, half my face was intermittently numb.

Public Sector Salaries and Private Salaries in Costa Rica Must Be Linked To Productivity. Free video.

Our readers will know that over the past few weeks we’ve had a number of revealing articles published in La Nacion about the ridiculously excessive salaries paid to Costa Rica’s government workers.