Central America is an author’s dream setting. Sultry, tropical, and full of history and intrigue. So what are the best books about Central America? It’s… Read More »13 Books about Central America You Need to Read
Expats in Central America come from all over the world and in all manner of guises. But we’ve narrowed them down into eight broad categories.… Read More »Expats In Central America: What Type Are You?
Costa Rica and Nicaragua both claim gallo pinto as a national treasure, and say it was invented in their land. But which country’s gallo pinto… Read More »How Do You Like Your Gallo Pinto? Nica-Style Or Tico-Style?
As the United States of America celebrates another birthday, we take a look at the whole “how dare you say America” controversy. “Happy 4th of… Read More »Happy Birthday America! (Oops, Can We Still Say That?)
Whenever the subject of obesity in Costa Rica comes up in expat circles, many are quick to blame the influx of U.S.-style fast food. But… Read More »Is Gringo Fast Food Responsible For Obesity In Costa Rica?
Are you planning on moving to Costa Rica? Here’s a handy checklist to determine if making this move is a good idea for you or… Read More »Ten Reasons Why Moving to Costa Rica is a Great Idea (Plus Ten Reasons Why You Shouldn’t)
Are you learning Spanish to make your life easier when living in or traveling to Central America? Here are some tips on how to learn… Read More »How to Learn Spanish in Central America: Six Quick Tips
The Costa Rica expat Facebook groups are full of people asking about working in Costa Rica. But what do expats do here? Here in Costa… Read More »“So What Do You People Do There?” A Few Thoughts On Working In Costa Rica
Luigi Wewege from the Caye International Bank offers up seven reasons for potential expats looking for a new country to live in should consider moving… Read More »Seven Reasons to Consider Moving to Belize