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 New Esterillos Town Center, A Sign of Future Growth on the Sunny Central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica
The Town Center is very exciting news to the growing communities of Bejuco and Esterillos, providing a number of services to those in the ...Read More
Turrialba Volcanic ‘Cough-Splutter’ Dust Floating Everywhere. January 2017 Video.
Costa Rica's Turrialba is one of a pair of stratovolcanoes overlooking the city of Cartago. It is some 10 km WNW from the neighboring ...Read More
Costa Rica: An Entrepreneurial Country
According to Washington's Global Institute of Entrepreneurship and Development, there are more entrepreneurial opportunities in Costa Rica ...Read More
Making Surfboards in Costa Rica. “If I don’t drown in the water surfing I’ll die here in the shop…”
White foam flakes blast out of the power planer in all directions, coating everything in the workshop in artificial snow. It's just a few ...Read More
Atenas Restaurants, Costa Rica.
Atenas, Costa Rica may be a small town, but it has a great number of restaurants to enjoy. Whether it is because there is a good size group ...Read More
What’s Happened To Atenas, Costa Rica Since It Was Recommended by the AARP in 2010?
In their September/October 2010 issue, AARP recommended Atenas, Costa Rica as one of the best places to retire abroad. The writer, Barry ...Read More
Cheap and Cheerful Tips For Travelling in Costa Rica
Although Costa Rica is a fairly small country, it still takes a good amount of time to get around, especially on the narrow roads. ...Read More
IRS Reporting Obligations For U.S. Citizens When Buying Real Estate in Costa Rica. Don’t make this million dollar mistake!
If you're a US citizen, and you make the decision to buy property abroad, you need to immediately find out what your obligations are in ...Read More
Say Cheese! 5 Common Costa Rican Quesos Cheeses
Sure, Costa Rica is better known for its immaculate beaches, prolific rainforest wildlife and rolling coffee plantations than it is for its ...Read More
Living & Retiring in Costa Rica – Happy New Year and a Happy New Life?
However it does take a certain kind of person to enjoy the 'expat' life and after six months - you have to give yourself at least six ...Read More