A Very Merry Christmas in Puriscal, Costa Rica
We also really liked going for hikes in the area; on our last day we hiked about two hours to the site of a plane crash in 2005. The road ...Read More
Costa Rica Hurricanes… Fact or fiction?
They explain that there is a strong hurricane nearby and conditions are horrible. The roads may be closed, flooding and very high winds. ...Read More
Scott Tries To Break His 50M Freestyle Swim Record in Santa Ana, Costa Rica. Free video.
Since August 2015 when I had my ultra-super-hyperactive thyroids treated with radioactive iodine I have been diligent in swimming nearly ...Read More
Hidden Gems Around Jaco: Living in Esterillos Oeste in Jaco.
The inherent problem with writing about hidden gems and local secrets is that the act itself of writing and sharing these places with the ...Read More
Costa Rica Living in Santa Ana – Free video – Santa Ana is a small town, friendly community.
Although Santa Ana (founded in 1658) is one of the fastest growing areas in the Central Valley, with a population under 40,000 - you can ...Read More
Living in Jaco, Costa Rica Food Beat: Hot Wings!
The best chicken wings in the area are not in Jaco, but about an hour drive south, high in the hills of Manuel Antonio.Read More
"There was a notice in today's paper I think you should pay attention to dear," an expat wife mentioned to her husband one night as she was ...Read More
Living in Costa Rica. “These are our good old days!”
I am so completely grateful to be living here now. We have actually escaped the rat race. Because we did it, I know it's possible for ...Read More
Start Reading The News In Spanish. 12 great places to start learning Spanish online.
A few years ago it was much cheaper to buy major US newspapers here in Costa Rica but with increased shipping costs it's now more ...Read More
Costa Rica Cost of Living Video. What does it really cost to live?
People obviously ask me all the time, "What does it cost to live in Costa Rica?" and I say, "Well, it depends on where you come from. But ...Read More