By using the same common-sense practises you would at home, taking good advice from locals; you will find that Costa Rica is a very safe place to travel and live!
Why Expats Move to Costa Rica
People from cold climates like the fact they no longer have to endure cold and snowy winters. Costa Rica is 8 to 12 degrees north of the Equator, in the Tropic of Cancer; so, the climate is tropical year around. Making life a whole lot easier! The fact that you can put shorts on, every day of the year is a treat for us northerners!
Riding the expat see-saw: Cons and pros
You know that no place is paradise.
There have got to be downsides, and you wouldn’t mind getting a sneak-peak in advance.
You’ve prepared yourself for the best, so what could be the worst? Well, let’s check a few of those things out.
Cost of Living in Costa Rica is 23.08% Lower Than in United States
In Costa Rica your lifestyle choices have a huge influence on how much you need to spend on a month to month basis.
A lot has been said about the cost of living in Costa Rica, and for the most part we can safely say that you can save money on services such as medical and dental care, cost of communications, fresh food; but your costs for other commodities such as cars and electronics will be higher. In Costa Rica your lifestyle choices have a huge influence on how much you need to spend on a month to month basis
People often ask “What's a Green Season"? Should we visit Costa Rica then?
During the “Green Season” the countryside is lush and green and looks like you would expect a tropical country to look like. Because everything is so green, there is more fruit on the trees, more flowers blooming and an awakening of life in the rainforest.
Costa Rica has an appeal that attracts people of all ages, from all walks of life and from all over the world
Costa Rica has an appeal that attracts people of all ages, from all walks of life and from all over the world...
Why Costa Rica? Because it provides opportunities for the energetic entrepreneur, the burned-out baby boomer, the young couple with a family, or anyone looking for change and seeking an alternative, simpler way of life.
Costa Rica has an appeal that attracts people of all ages, from all walks of life and from all over the world. These adventurous types are seeking to move to a tropical setting that provides a sense of newness for their lives.
From Gringo To Tico e-book
This e-book, and the corresponding FaceBook page, is jam packed with the most current and valuable information for anyone who is planning to move to, to live, or to spend any length of time in Costa Rica; especially on the Ballena Coast and the Southern zone of Costa Rica.
Which piece of land would you, as a buyer, be more inclined to consider?
Simple things like having a driveable entrance and the plantels graded makes all the difference!!
Airlines Increase Frequency of Flights to Costa Rica
In the last few years Costa Rica has worked in attracting new airlines to offer service in the country. So far this year the Tourism Institute (ICT) confirms it has generated 96,501 additional seats thanks to the arrival of new airlines and the increase in the frequency of flights to and from Costa Rica.