Speaking Spanish in Central America is essential for truly knowing the region, and unfortunately not enough expats and tourists bother to try. New languages are hard to… Read More »Speaking Spanish In Central America (Or How Not To Be A Typical Gringo)
Costa Rica is a divided country. Attorney Rafael Valverde talks about inequality in Costa Rica in three key sectors; education, security, and healthcare. Costa Rica… Read More »A Tale Of Two Countries: Inequality In Costa Rica
Updated March 24, 2021 What’s better for you as a potential expat/immigrant in Costa Rica? To get Costa Rica residency or to continue doing visa… Read More »What’s Better? Costa Rica Residency or the Visa Run Shuffle?
Attorney Rafael Valverde muses on how the culture of “style over substance” can make doing business in Costa Rica needlessly difficult and complicated. I subscribe… Read More »A Glass Of Merlot (Or Why Doing Business In Costa Rica Can Be Challenging)
Updated February 25, 2021: Which country in Central America is best for digital nomads to work in? Find out with this handy guide. This article… Read More »Which Central American Country Is Best For Digital Nomads?
With the UK trailing Costa Rica in the 2017 World Happiness Report, and happiness falling over the last decade, what lessons can we learn from… Read More »Six Things The UK Can Learn From Its Expats In Costa Rica
Well, it’s that time again. The Christmas tree is down and if you live in Central America you’re home from the beach and back to… Read More »What’s Going To Happen In Central America In 2018?
I’m 59 and I’m sitting in Belize and I’m not sure why. Sometimes I’m sure. Sometimes I’m not. My husband and I moved here in… Read More »Soul Searching: Should I Stay In Belize?
Jake Stamp describes how he and his friend won the 2004 World Series of baseball with divine help from Maximón, a local deity. In the… Read More »How Mayan Deity Maximón Won The Boston Red Sox The 2004 World Series Of Baseball
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?