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How to retire as cheaply as possible in Costa Rica
Expat & Retirement Living
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Expat & Retirement Living
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How to retire as cheaply as possible in Costa Rica

Christopher Howard - October 3, 2019

Without a doubt, Costa Rica is more expensive than some of the other so-called retirement/relocation havens in the region. Unfortunately, many equate the cost of living with…

What is the best way to do one’s due diligence for retiring or living in Costa Rica?
Expat & Retirement Living
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Expat & Retirement Living
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What is the best way to do one’s due diligence for retiring or living in Costa Rica?

Christopher Howard - September 11, 2019

This is the first in a series of articles for The Tico Times about moving to and living in Costa Rica. The goal is to help people relocate…

WHO, Costa Rica partner to combat snakebite mortality
Global health
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Global health
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WHO, Costa Rica partner to combat snakebite mortality

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 27, 2019

At the 72nd Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO), Costa Rica launched a global plan to cut snakebite mortality in half by 2030. The roadmap will…

Costa Rican authorities seize half-ton of illegal … cheese
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican authorities seize half-ton of illegal … cheese

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 20, 2019

Now this is just brie-diculous. An ongoing operation by Costa Rican authorities near the Nicaraguan border resulted in the seizure of 476 kilograms of illegal cheese, the…

Millennial fitness in Costa Rica: Pole sports
Fitness
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Fitness
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Millennial fitness in Costa Rica: Pole sports

María José Braddick Serrano - September 8, 2018

Millennials have put their twist on everything. For them, fitness means mental, physical, and emotional health. That’s why they’ve shifted from regular exercise routines to exercise experiences.…

4 life lessons best learned by living abroad
Lifestyle
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Lifestyle
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4 life lessons best learned by living abroad

The Tico Times - October 11, 2017

Based on remarks to wonderful staff members, volunteers and friends of AFS Costa Rica in San José on Sept. 29. I’ve spent a number of years and…

If you are an ‘expat,’ or thinking about ‘expatriating,’ think about this
Business
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Business
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If you are an ‘expat,’ or thinking about ‘expatriating,’ think about this

Stanley Foodman - September 30, 2016

Thinking about giving up your U.S. citizenship pending the results of the presidential election in November? Concerned because you have been an “expat” for a long time…

VIDEO: Holalola captures Costa Rican life with wit and whimsy
Artists
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Artists
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VIDEO: Holalola captures Costa Rican life with wit and whimsy

The Tico Times - July 18, 2016

First things first: Lola is not the name of the designer behind Holalola, which is quickly becoming one of Costa Rica’s most recognizable brands. Her name is…

Desamparados, 1984 and Prince: A Tribute
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Desamparados, 1984 and Prince: A Tribute

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - June 4, 2016

It has been just over a month since the sudden, shocking death of Prince Rogers Nelson, who I believe was one of the greatest musicians of all…

VIDEO: Costa Rica Coffee Cupping: This is How Its Done
Business
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Business
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VIDEO: Costa Rica Coffee Cupping: This is How Its Done

Zach Dyer and Lindsay Fendt - May 26, 2016

Ever wondered how the experts know good café when they taste it? When judges traveled to Costa Rica from all over the world to award the Cup of…