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5 ways to become a legal resident of Costa Rica
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Expat & Retirement Living
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5 ways to become a legal resident of Costa Rica

Christopher Howard - December 4, 2019

People often become enamored with Costa Rica after visiting and seeing its unparalleled beauty and natural wonders, and meeting its friendly people. A good number of those…

28 Useful Tips On How To Move To Costa Rica
Expat & Retirement Living
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Expat & Retirement Living
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28 Useful Tips On How To Move To Costa Rica

Christopher Howard - November 9, 2019

Many people, including myself, have referred to Costa Rica as a tropical paradise. Costa Rica has many wonderful things to offer — much more good than bad.…

20 Tips on How to Retire in Costa Rica For Less
Expat & Retirement Living
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Expat & Retirement Living
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20 Tips on How to Retire in Costa Rica For Less

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…

Seeking residency in Costa Rica? You’ll need your vaccines first, report says
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Seeking residency in Costa Rica? You’ll need your vaccines first, report says

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 22, 2019

Editor's note: While this was considered in early 2019, it has not been implemented as of June 2020. Original story follows.    Starting in July 2019, foreigners…

How to: Driver’s licenses in Costa Rica
Living in Costa Rica
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Living in Costa Rica
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How to: Driver’s licenses in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 23, 2018

Here at The Tico Times, we regularly see the amazing natural beauty that brings millions of tourists (and many new residents) to Costa Rica each year. We…

A day in the life of a beach crusader in Costa Rica
A Day in the Life
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A Day in the Life
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A day in the life of a beach crusader in Costa Rica

Carolina Sevilla - November 21, 2017

I spend my time between the beach and San José. In both places, I have my morning rituals. When I’m at the beach, I usually wake up…