More details on the El Salvador Bitcoin Plan Emerge as President Nayib Bukele addressed the nation last night to offer more details. El Salvador President… Read More »El Salvador Bitcoin Law Goes Into Effect September 7 Says President Bukele in National Address
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. To know him is to love him. Or not. He lives in Escazu, Costa Rica.
Today we saw another update of the UK travel rules and restrictions. But for us here in Central America, it makes no difference – we’re… Read More »UK Continues to Snub Central America over Covid Travel Rules
The International Surfing Association announces they’ll be returning to El Salvador for the 2023 World Surfing Games. This news represents a success story for El… Read More »El Salvador to Host the 2023 World Surfing Games
We’ve been talking for months about tourism in Central America during this pandemic. But we never focused on the requirements for travelers returning home from… Read More »What Happens When I Come Home? (A Guide to the Quarantine Requirements for Returning Travelers)
They say the Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away. Feels a little bit like that in the world of Panama immigration and residency right… Read More »Panama Becomes the First Country in Central America to Initiate a Remote Worker Visa
Panama’s Friendly Nations Visa changes to something, well, something not so friendly. Especially if you’re from Taiwan. Or don’t want to/can’t spend $200,000 on real… Read More »Panama Takes a Wrecking Ball to the Friendly Nations Visa with Major Changes
As Colombia opens its land borders after a year, Panama immediately closes its border with its southern neighbor effective May 20, 2021. Last night Panama… Read More »Panama Closes Land Border with Colombia: Will Costa Rica be Next?
An overview of the new Covid restrictions in Costa Rica for the rest of May 2021, announced on May 10, 2021. As Costa Rica‘s Central… Read More »An Updated List of Covid Restrictions in Costa Rica for the Rest of May
According to its latest update, the CDC now allows returning travelers to show a self-test to enter the United States, instead of going to a… Read More »Could Covid Self-Testing be a Game Changer for Central America Travel?
As Central America’s Covid vaccine programs stutter, an option for many is to travel to the United States instead. Some states have a surplas of… Read More »How to Get a Covid Vaccine in the United States