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Living like a local IN COSTA RICA

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our favorite costa rican recipies!

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Costa Rica culture 101

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why is costa rica the happiest country?

With a score of 44.7, the nation was placed as the happiest of the entire world, followed by Mexico and Colombia, according to the Planet Happiness Index… 

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Retirement in Costa Rica

It is no surprise that the popular vacation and expat destination of Costa Rica is a top retirement destination…

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Medical care in costa rica

The “International Living” Magazine assures that the healthcare system of Costa Rica is the 2nd best in the world.

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HOW TO MOVE TO COSTA RICA VIDEO SERIES

A 7 part series to help guide you through your move to Costa Rica! Find out if you should move, what logistics you’ll need to get sorted out, what the big day may look like for you.

How A Control Freak Learned To Pura Vida

How A Control Freak Learned To Pura Vida

  Pura Vida. Two words that so fittingly capture the essence and beauty of Costa Rica. A simple slogan that encapsulates its way of living, one that favours connection, nature, joy, simplicity, peace, while declaring a relaxed attitude towards everything else....

Starbucks First Coffee Farm

Starbucks First Coffee Farm

In the foothills of the Poas Volcano, approximately 30 minutes from San Jose International Airport, the beautiful Starbucks Hacienda Alsacia sits majestically in the valley.  Hacienda Alsacia is Starbucks’s first and only coffee farm and where they are trying to learn...

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How A Control Freak Learned To Pura Vida

How A Control Freak Learned To Pura Vida

  Pura Vida. Two words that so fittingly capture the essence and beauty of Costa Rica. A simple slogan that encapsulates its way of living, one that favours connection, nature, joy, simplicity, peace, while declaring a relaxed attitude towards everything else....

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Living Longer – What Costa Rica can teach us

Living Longer – What Costa Rica can teach us

  Experts point out that there is no silver bullet to living longer. However, those who study the habits of people living in the “Blue Zones,” (which are the places in the world where people live the longest) say that making small changes to your everyday routine...

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Starbucks First Coffee Farm

Starbucks First Coffee Farm

In the foothills of the Poas Volcano, approximately 30 minutes from San Jose International Airport, the beautiful Starbucks Hacienda Alsacia sits majestically in the valley.  Hacienda Alsacia is Starbucks’s first and only coffee farm and where they are trying to learn...

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Patacones 101

Patacones 101

Collins Dictonary definition says masculine noun. 1. ( Andes) (Cookery) slice of fried banana. The name patacón comes from various Colonial Era Spanish and Portuguese silver coins. Patacones are one of those perfect snacks, especially on a sunny day – so everyday here...

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The perfect getaway

The perfect getaway

If you are a couple, parents who need a break or just simply looking for a new date night – Casa Chameleon and Sentido Norte in Las Catalinas is the place for you! With Costa Rica being so family friendly, this is one of the only ‘adults only’ hotels and restaurants...

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Bringing Movie Making to Costa Rica

Bringing Movie Making to Costa Rica

  Movie makers are always on the lookout for beneficial locations for their productions, the Costa Rica government is exploring the idea of granting incentives to attract international film and television productions to take full advantage of these investment...

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Our Favorite Costa Rican Recipes

Our Favorite Costa Rican Recipes

Costa Rica is a tourist country, full of nature, beautiful beaches and delicious foods. You visit Costa Rica, try our meals, you want to know some recipes of our typical dishes and more, it is difficult to come to Costa Rica and not see how in love we Costa Ricans are...

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What should I eat today?

What should I eat today?

 Some people eat to live, some live to eat. For me, I live for food and coffee, my vices of choice. I personally find that there is nothing better than sharing a satisfying meal with company I enjoy and then chatting over cups of brown juice. For now, let's focus on...

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Why do I love Costa Rica?

Why do I love Costa Rica?

 It’s diverse and not in the way you might think.  Costa Rica is such a diverse place. Now before your eyes roll at this overused word in western culture, give me a chance to explain and I think you will agree, the word diversity actually fits here. What is diversity...

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Retirement in Costa Rica

Retirement in Costa Rica

It is no surprise that the popular vacation and expat destination of Costa Rica is a top retirement destination. In 2018, Costa Rica earned the number one spot on International Living’s Annual Global Retirement Index for 2018. The index compares 24 countries that give...

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