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Expat Life: My Long Journey to Costa Rica

When I tell people that I have lived in Costa Rica for 42 years, they inevitably ask me, “What brought you here in the...

16 Reasons Why You Should Move to Costa Rica

A few weeks ago I wrote an article about who should not move to Costa Rica. I received a lot of interesting responses from...

30 reasons why you shouldn’t move to Costa Rica

Over the years, I have had the opportunity to observe firsthand thousands of foreigners who have relocated to Costa Rica. Many fulfill their of...

An eco-friendly, medicinal garden secret in Costa Rica : Yellow Bells

This hardy bush is found in most regions of Costa Rica and easy to identify with its clusters of yellow, bell-shaped flowers and serrated, compound, pinnate leaves.

Is Costa Rica dangerous for expat retirees?— Putting crime into the proper perspective

I am repeatedly asked  by people thinking of relocating here if there is a lot of crime. I have lived in Costa Rica for over 40...

Mountain biking in Costa Rica: 3 trails to pedal through

Costa Rica is a great destination for mountain biking, with a variety of terrain and trails to suit riders of all levels. The country...

Costa Rica’s Certification of Sustainable Tourism

Nowadays, sustainability plays a huge role in deciding vacation spots, hotels, restaurants, and packages. Many businesses advertise themselves as eco-friendly or sustainable, and it...

Travel Journal Day 5 – A Rainy Season in Costa Rica

Last night I drifted off to sleep while reading The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway.  It seems to be the perfect...

Honduras registers lowest homicide rate in 16 years in 2022

Honduras closed the year 2022 with a homicide rate of 35.79 per 100,000 inhabitants, the lowest in 16 years in one of the most...
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