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3 attractive areas for expat living in Costa Rica
Moving to Costa Rica
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Moving to Costa Rica
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3 attractive areas for expat living in Costa Rica

Phoebe Conner - June 19, 2018

Costa Rica is a surprisingly diverse country for its size, with tropical rainforests, mountainous regions and of course, breathtaking coastlines. With the famous ‘pura vida’ lifestyle and…

Why aren’t eggs refrigerated at Costa Rican grocery stores?
Business
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Business
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Why aren’t eggs refrigerated at Costa Rican grocery stores?

Zach Dyer - April 17, 2018

Walking down the refrigerated aisle of the grocery store you’ll find milk, cheese, and … wait, no eggs? Many people from the United States are used to finding…

Clubs and organizations in Costa Rica
Moving to Costa Rica
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Moving to Costa Rica
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Clubs and organizations in Costa Rica

Susan Liang - April 12, 2018

Looking for a support group, local activities, political kindred spirits or a way to pursue your favorite hobby in Costa Rica? Check out this partial list of…

Your brother’s my cousin’s ex-girlfriend’s son? A Costa Rican screenplay
Maeology
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Maeology
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Your brother’s my cousin’s ex-girlfriend’s son? A Costa Rican screenplay

Katherine Stanley - April 8, 2018

You know what is truly pura vida, to me, after 13 years? More than a beach or a rainforest porch, more even than a cafecito or a…

What’s it really like to vote in Costa Rica? A new citizen’s perspective
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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What’s it really like to vote in Costa Rica? A new citizen’s perspective

Kate Galante - March 31, 2018

Comes that time of year when we must face the elections packet. Aghh! Pages and pages of obscure propositions and the names of obscure government officials. From…

Immigration to charge $100 per month for overstaying visa in Costa Rica
Immigration
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Immigration
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Immigration to charge $100 per month for overstaying visa in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 20, 2018

Starting on April 20, foreign visitors to Costa Rica who overstay their visa will be charged a fee when they leave the country. The Costa Rican Immigration…

Say you, say me: using tú, vos and usted
Language Lessons
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Language Lessons
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Say you, say me: using tú, vos and usted

Kate Galante - March 1, 2018

Back in the days when many people outside of Latin America thought that all the region had to offer was tacos, Chiquita Banana, and Desi Arnaz, Spanish…

How I built my Costa Rican dream home: Brasilito, Guanacaste
Real Estate
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Real Estate
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How I built my Costa Rican dream home: Brasilito, Guanacaste

Elizabeth Lang - January 16, 2018

BRASILITO – Building a dream home is a difficult task wherever you are – starting with finding the perfect site, the best vista, the best amenities and the…

Costa Rica, The Quiz: How much has your adopted country changed you?
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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Costa Rica, The Quiz: How much has your adopted country changed you?

Katherine Stanley - September 13, 2017

See also: You can't speak Spanish without huevos What’s the sound of one hand clapping? In Costa Rica, it’s a delicious little snap-snap-snap made by holding the…

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