Costa Rica Videos

Costa Rica Real Estate Development at Tierra Pacifica. Water Is Extremely Important. Another video in our series with Will Raap.

So those four elements, top soil, water, healthy air, and biodiversity, are areas that I focused on my entire career in my business, in my development work. And coming to Costa Rica, it’s very interesting because it’s a place where the water resource particularly here in Guanacaste is overabundant part of the year and non-existent part of the year.

|Idiots on Motorcycles in Costa Rica. Yes! We have a few crazy SOBs on the roads here too but please do NOT try this at home!|

This reckless young man was filmed speeding and doing his stunts along the main highway from the International Airport into San José.

Will Smith & Jaden Smith Believe Costa Rica Is “Such A Great Place.” In between the wild pigs, cockroaches, monkeys, four snake wranglers and yes – lots of snakes!

Will and Jaden Smith take us behind the scenes and reveal what it was like filming ‘After Earth’ in Costa Rica with snakes, wild pigs, monkeys and other unexpected “critter cameos.”

Costa Rica Lawyers & Laws – What is the Civil Law system? With free video.

The civil law system derives from the system of jurisprudence held and administered in the Roman Empire, which developed the idea of compiling its written laws into codes.

Security & Crime in Costa Rica. Free video with Attorney Rick Philps.

The Costa Rican Criminal Code and Justice System rely heavily on rehabilitation and as such is light on punishment. There is no law that punishes repeat offenders and hence the public perception that the criminal justice system is just a revolving door. The current model dates back to the 1970’s and Costa Rica needs to take a closer look at the current system.

Expats Doing Business or Working in Costa Rica With Free Video With Attorney Rick Philps. The most important things you must know or you will be doomed from the start…

Current trends indicate, that much more than previously, would-be immigrants to Costa Rica are coming from a much younger age group, well prior to retirement years, with the intention of being employed, or conducting a business in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica Residency Categories Explained. Free Video With Attorney Rick Philps

The two most prevalent Temporary Categories of Residency applied for by foreigners being “Pensionado” and “Rentista”, remain very “mechanical” in the Application process, with each category requiring minimal supporting documentation, including an certified original Birth Certificate, a Criminal Records Search by a Police Force in your country of origin, (a certified Certificate of Marriage, if applicable), a certified complete copy of your Passport, and a Financial Responsibility Letter from a recognized financial institution, or pension authority.

A Canadian Perspective on Buying Costa Rica Real Estate by Canadian/Costa Rican Attorney Rick Philps

Canadians have a distinct tax advantage over their American cousins, in not having to declare their world income to Canada Customs and Revenue and pay taxes based on it, if they enjoy “non-resident tax status”.

Snakes in Costa Rica. See video of a giant boa constrictor killing and eating it’s prey.

A stunning video of a boa constrictor killing and then eating an iguana. It all happened in the Costa Rican backyard of National Geographic Explorer Susan Perry.

Costa Rica Construction Show. From the 24th to the 28th April 2013. Free video.

The thirteenth ExpoConstrucción will feature more than 200 national and international construction companies displaying cutting-edge innovative products and services from the 24th – 28th April 2013 at the Pedregal Exhibition Centre in Belen just outside San Jose.

Retirement Living In Atenas, Costa Rica. Free video

Atenas is a small mountain town located about halfway between San Jose and the central Pacific beaches (both under 30-minute drives). Said to have “El Mejor Clima del Mundo” (The Best Climate in the World), Atenas already has a large expat retirement community that enjoy the tranquility and convenience.

Understanding Cultural Differences When Trying To Make Friends With Ticos With Free video.

People moving to Costa Rica spend lots of time choosing the most suitable neighbourhood, their home, their car, they choose the best internet package and check on health care options but – and it’s a big one – people do not spend enough enough time or money learning about the those crucial cultural differences….

Retirement In Atenas, Costa Rica. Free video interview with VIP Member Bek Kaiser

Bek Kaiser is originally from Littlerock, AK in the USA and has visited Costa Rica 12 times in the last three years. He hopes to spend 4-6 months of the year retired in Costa Rica.

Where To Retire in Costa Rica? Grecia is CRAP! (Costa Rica’s Affordable Paradise) Free video.

With lush rolling hills of sugar cane, mountain top coffee plantations, stunning valley views, an iconic red metal church and easy access to world class amenities, it is no wonder that Grecia has attracted expats from around the world and is quickly becoming Costa Rica’s affordable paradise.

Charlie’s New Life in Costa Rica. Touring San Jose with free video.

The secret to living in another country, even if you don’t speak the language, is to say ‘hello’. “Hello’ is a word that, said with a smile, a ‘my name is…’ and a extended hand, translates into every language.