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“The Purpose of Life is the Expansion of Happiness”

Whether the good doctor means more time happy, more intense happiness, or more people happy, we all agree that the expansion of happiness is certainly one purpose of our life.

99 Reasons Why I Love Costa Rica

Maybe it is because the weather is so horrible there, or maybe it is because they just love to drink beer, but it seems a bundle of them have chosen the land of PURA VIDA to call their home.

You Are Not Alone Thinking That Life Was Going To Get Easier As You Got Older – Free video.

Brand new Lake View/Volcano View Home a few hundred meters up road from boat dock and ramp at Puerto San Luis.

Travelling From Costa Rica to Panama.

Rich in biodiversity, beauty, culture, smiles, and in the pura vida style of life. Those are the things the other kind of rich just can’t buy.

What We Do Today Is What Matters Most

As you know, I do like witty sayings that apply to my theme…So Spring to me is really a rebirth of the year…the sun shines, the landscape blossoms, the warmth soothes and the winds refresh our …

10 Reasons Why I Chose To Live in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.

There are lots of great beach towns in Costa Rica. Many people ask me ‘Why Tamarindo’?, so here are a few reasons i chose to spend the last 9 years in Tamarindo

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 area.

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 Irazu volcano. There is a broad saddle between the two active volcanoes.

Costa Rica: An Entrepreneurial Country

According to Washington’s Global Institute of Entrepreneurship and Development, there are more entrepreneurial opportunities in Costa Rica than in any other Central American country. Although good news, there are still some areas that need improvement.

So here we sit. The end of 2016. And what a year it was…

Will 2017 be the year of asset confiscation? Will Trump ruffle the wrong feathers and end up losing his presidency? Will China react to the president’s rhetoric and trigger an international incident – or even a war?

Will Trump Really “Preserve and Protect” the Constitution?

How seriously will Trump take this responsibility? This is, after all, a man who threatened to sue newspapers that criticized him. That represents — at the least — a potential violation of the First Amendment’s guarantee of press freedom. Then there was Trump’s promise to use torture not only against terrorists, but their family members as well.

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 of international residents — about 1,500 year-round and up to 3,000 in winter months — or…

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 weeks before Christmas, and celebrity board shaper Robert August is like a skinny Santa — but cranking out surfboards instead of toys.

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 Golson, gave highlights of all the things one would expect to find in a retirement destination such as…

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. Depending on where you’re going, you’ll probably…