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
Identify This Crazy Costa Rica Critter and Win The Costa Rica Living & Retirement Secrets To Happiness DVDs
Spotted this strange creature on the wall outside our building. It's very much alive and I wondered if you could identify it...Read More
Scuba Diving In Playas Del Coco, Costa Rica
Sitting on the breadbasket of the Ocean, the Gulf of Papagayo is home to just about every warm water sea creature known. This isn't the ...Read More
Costa Rica Deep Sea Fishing With Jacpot Sportfishing
Who's got it better than me? Who? The other day my phone rings and it's my buddy Danny from Baton Rouge Lousiana. "Mike, you gotta come ...Read More
My Story Of Growing Up 1/2 Tica (1/2 Costa Rican) And Half American.
It wasn't until I was in College that I truly appreciated what it is to grow up "Media Tica' (half Costa Rican for those who don't know ...Read More
Attack of the Crabs! 9 things you didn’t know about Costa Rica’s land crabs.
For about two or three days each year in early July, crabs are everywhere. Thousands of red and purple carapaces and gigantic claws swarm ...Read More
Hard Rock Café in Playas del Coco in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Rockin’ the night away…
Opened for less than a month as the Anchor tenant in the Pacifico Retail Village in Playas del Coco we now consider it properly christened ...Read More
How Bad Do You Want A Good Relationship?
In the last few articles, we've looked at researcher John Gottman's "Marriage Master's" and "Marriage Disasters". And we've looked at those ...Read More
Bladder Fights, Mask Makers and the Patron Saint of Barva de Heredia.
Each year on August 24th in the mountain town of Barva de Heredia, the young and old alike take to the streets in handmade artistic masks ...Read More
Visiting Selva Verde Eco Lodge and Rainforest Reserve Near the Sarapiqui River.
Having spent three peaceful, interesting days and wonderfully cool nights in Bosque de Paz, we braced ourselves for the return of heat and ...Read More
“Every Sperm Is Sacred In Your Neighborhood!” A private ‘guys only’ message about vasectomy.
All my friends from the private social club I started (CIGARS = Cayman Islands Gentlemen Who Appreciate Real Scotch) brought along their ...Read More