Alan Prendergast compares his personal experiences of the San Jose, Costa Rica cost of living to four European cities (Amsterdam, Edinburgh, Galway, and Madrid) for… Read More »Costa Rica Cost Of Living: Comparing San Jose With Four European Cities
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Have you ever wondered what the most popular Instagram photos ever from Costa Rica’s leading online travel agency, Costa Rican Vacations, are? Wonder no more.… Read More »The Costa Rican Vacations Top Twenty Instagram Images Ever!
Last week, the US State Department downgraded Costa Rica from Level 1 to Level 2 on its Travel Advisory. A country with a Level 1… Read More »Is Costa Rica Safe Enough To Travel To In 2020?
We published a recent article about the best places to volunteer in Central America. As a follow-up, US expat Cheri Ballard talks about some of… Read More »A Few Tips About Volunteering In Costa Rica
Fishing expert and boat owner Justin DeBoom talks about FAD fishing and what to expect on a multi-night trip offshore to the seamounts of Costa… Read More »What Makes FAD Fishing At The Costa Rica Seamounts So Special?
It’s all subjective, but if you’re looking for the best beaches in Costa Rica, why not ask someone who lives in Costa Rica? Here, longtime… Read More »What Are The Best Beaches In Costa Rica? An Expat Names His Favorite Three
Buses in Costa Rica are the prime method of public transport for most of the population. Irish expat Alan Prendergast has been using them for… Read More »An Expat Talks Buses In Costa Rica: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
Freelance writer and yoga teacher Brooke Nally has learned a few about life at the end of the road in Pavones, Costa Rica. Here she… Read More »5 Things To Know About Life In Pavones, Costa Rica
Costa Rica isn’t the first place that comes to mind when you’re thinking of cutting edge fashion, design, and the coolest boutiques. But that’s starting… Read More »Modern Shopping In Costa Rica: A Quick Guide To The Most Innovative Stores And Designers Out There