Costa Rica is a place of wonder and amazement for all who visit and live here. Each day brings new challenges and surprises, and yet we all choose to remain or keep coming back. There is hardly a person who visits this great nation and is unimpressed. To be fair, not everyone makes the choice... Continue Reading →
For travelers on a budget and those seeking luxury leisure alike, potential visitors to Costa Rica all wonder: is traveling to this tiny nation really worth the hype and the few extra dollars it costs in comparison to neighboring destinations? As our planet gets warmer, we are finding that we need to create more ways... Continue Reading →
As the ecological naval of the planet, Costa Rica and its government’s protectionist environmental policies allow for the earth here to provide us with most if not all of the needs for a healthy human lifestyle. Fresh air, water and food are plentiful in this land of lush, green jungles, pristine beaches, clean oceans, lakes... Continue Reading →
Steady sale rates of luxury homes throughout Costa Rica are indicating that foreign and local buyers are seeking a secure investment and discreet lifestyle in our age of globalization and population boom. Foreign property buyers want to know that their investment is secure and that it can be used in the interim between retirement for... Continue Reading →
The term refuge is defined as “a place offering shelter and safety from pursuit, danger or trouble.” In an era dominated by the environmental catastrophes of industrialization, Costa Rica is a refuge from the noise and pollution found in much of the rest of the world. Read more...
The real estate market in Costa Rica is thriving in 2017. Agents at Luxury Property Costa Rica, a subsidiary of long time real estate servicer for the Costa Ballena Region, Osa Tropical Properties in Ojochal, Costa Rica are advising their buyers that now is a good time to invest in this sector. Current market trends are on... Continue Reading →
The US state department estimated in 2014 that 6.32 million Americans are living outside of the country’s borders in over 160 countries. 13,000 of those are estimated to move to Costa Rica each year, with roughly 60,000 U.S. expats out of an estimated 250,000 expats living here at any one time. ...Read more.
The most important religious celebration in the Costa Rican calendar, Semana Santa or Holy Week celebrates the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. And depending on religious inclinations, locals will either get together with their families to celebrate in religious traditions that include parades, processions and small festivals; or they will head to the beaches... Continue Reading →