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
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
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
A Merry Costa Rica Christmas and a Happy New Anus To You Too?
Often times in Spanish and any other foreign language you can make one tiny mistake which totally changes the meaning of everything... ...Read More
Costa Rica Retirement – Feliz Año Nuevo, or Happy New Year!
As soon as we arrived on the crowded dance floor, I was asked to dance. I hadn't really given much thought to how to dance in Costa Rica, ...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
“You Will Marry The Wrong Person!”
Because we have been taught by our culture (see Brad and Angelina) that we "can have it all", many enter intimate relationships with ...Read More