James Dyde

Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama

James Dyde is a cranky, opinionated, British immigrant to Costa Rica. He is a mild social media troll, who enjoys teasing miserable haters and optimistic unicorn-lovers alike. Especially expats in Central America. To know him is to love him. He lives in Escazu, Costa Rica.

A Few Words About Costa Rica’s Murder Rate

One of the most frequent discussions on the expat social media groups in...

The Ethics Of Traveling To Nicaragua: Should I Go?

As Nicaragua celebrates her independence this weekend, we look at how much there is...

Costa Rica’s “Indefinite Strike” Gets Underway

A general strike starts today in Costa Rica as unions fight proposed measures...

Costa Ricans, Nicaraguans, And Others March For Peace And Solidarity

Costa Ricans and Nicaraguans marched in solidarity through the center of San Jose...

How Big An Issue Is Xenophobia In Costa Rica?

I’ll go right out on a limb and say this. Costa Rica is...