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
Living in Costa Rica and Visiting La Iguana Chocolate Farm
La Iguana Chocolate is a family owned and run farm that has been producing organic cocoa for almost 30 years. It is in the village of ...Read More
Homicides in Central America Double Despite 25% More Police. Costa Rica remains the safest country in the region.
In Nicaragua, the poverty rate is almost twice as high as Costa Rica, but homicide rates in both countries are the lowest in the region ...Read More
No Time to Exercise in Costa Rica? That’s bananas!
The number one reason given for not working out is "not enough time." In this world of Pura Vida, it's hard to believe, but when I talk to ...Read More
Living in Costa Rica and Having Good Friends. Great new video with Nadine and Rob.
Our road to the house is falling apart and is rough on even the sturdiest of vehicles. Since Will is being so accommodating, I don't want ...Read More
House Hunters International Show To Feature Playa Conchal on Monday, 15th July 2013
After a 27-year career spanning six countries, Sarah Starkey has decided to leave the corporate grind for an Eco-friendly spot, and what ...Read More
Living in Costa Rica: Visiting A Dairy Farm, (Lechería) and Cheese Factory (Quesería) in Esterillos.
Finca La Florita is a dairy in Esterillos, Costa Rica (very close to Jaco) that makes their own yogurt, milk, cheeses, chile sauce, sour ...Read More
I Never Promised You a Rose Garden, Did I?
For centuries, the human race has been fascinated, almost bewitched by the rose. Artists like Monet, Cezanne, Renoir, Redoute and Henri ...Read More
Red Hot Demand For Rentals Can Help You Pay For Your New Home in Costa Rica Years Before You Retire.
A lot of the requests the developers at Altos de Antigua get are from people who would like to rent a home on a short or long term basis. ...Read More
South Pacific Food Festival Organized By ‘El Sabor de Ojochal.’
Organized by El Sabor del Ojochal, this event aims to showcase the town's culinary arts -- Ojochal has become known as one of the best ...Read More
Scuba Diving in Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
Whether it is seeing the biggest sea turtle you have ever seen come out of a hidden canyon on the back side of the Bat Islands, coming upon ...Read More