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Las Catalinas, Costa Rica: A Renaissance Village in the Tropical Forest
Las Catalinas, Costa Rica: A...
It’s walkable, it’s tropical, and it looks like a village out of Renaissance Italy. But Las Catalinas, Costa Rica, is located on a beautiful beach ...
Oct 20, 2021 , 0
20 Amusing Costa Rican Spanish Phrases You Should Learn
20 Amusing Costa Rican Spani...
Costa Rica is often called the happiest country in the world, and some Costa Rican Spanish phrases (most famously, pura vida) are used to describe the ...
Sep 29, 2021 , 0
Ready, Set, Wet! The 5 Best Waterfalls in Costa Rica
Ready, Set, Wet! The 5 Best ...
Before God created waterfalls, He knew He would need torrential amounts of rain, multiple rushing rivers and abrupt changes in elevation. So when He got ...
Sep 01, 2021 , 0
Reserva Conchal, Costa Rica: Resort Living, Dream Golf Course and Fabulous Beach
Reserva Conchal, Costa Rica:...
Reserva Conchal, Costa Rica, is what most resorts in this country only dream of being. Location, location, location: Reserva Conchal is one of the very ...
Aug 04, 2021 , 0
The Job that Came with 100 Keys
The Job that Came with 100 K...
I got a strange job in Costa Rica in 2017, and it came with 100 keys. My job was to personally visit ALL the vacation properties ...
Jul 25, 2021 , 0
Playa Brasilito, Costa Rica: Authentic, Attractive and Never Boring
Playa Brasilito, Costa Rica:...
The name of Playa Brasilito, Costa Rica, means “Little Brazil,” suggesting a place that’s exotic, audacious, multicultural, authentic, welcoming and never boring. And all of ...
Jul 14, 2021 , 2
Costa Rica relaxes travel restrictions: No health insurance needed if you’re vaccinated
Costa Rica relaxes travel re...
Relaxing Costa Rica’s costliest pandemic-related travel restriction, the government announced Friday that visitors who have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 will no longer need to ...
Jul 11, 2021 , 0
Costa Rica Now Offers Residency to Investors with (Only) $150,000
Costa Rica Now Offers Reside...
This just in: You used to need $200,000 to qualify for residency in Costa Rica as an investor, but under a newly approved law, all ...
Jul 01, 2021 , 4
Playa Grande, Costa Rica: Surfing, Turtles and Crocs, Diay!
Playa Grande, Costa Rica: Su...
If you look at a map of Playa Grande, Costa Rica, you’ll notice that if you had a big enough slingshot, you could fire a ...
Jun 15, 2021 , 0
Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica: Not Too Big, Not Too Small
Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica: N...
Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica, is a little-known gem about 15 minutes north of Coco, and it’s great for what it is as much as for ...
Jun 15, 2021 , 0
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica: Fun in the sun by the sea
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica:...
If you were on a sailboat from California at night, entering Costa Rican waters from the north, you wouldn’t see a lot of lights on ...
Apr 11, 2021 , 0
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