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Why is The Cost of Living in Costa Rica So High? What Happened to “Living in Paradise”

Why is The Cost  of Living in Costa Rica So High?  What Happened to "Living in Paradise" Are you thinking of  living and retiring in Costa Rica?   First,  you should do a lot of homework concerning  the advantages and disadvantages and especially on how much money you need to live in Costa Rica with  the same life style and standard of liv...

Costa Rica Travel Tips- Check your Credit Card Receipt-before signing it- When you Charge Gasoline

Costa Rica Travel Tips- Check your Credit Card Receipt-before signing it- When you Charge Gasoline If you are traveling in Costa Rica and rent a car.  You may decide to use your credit card to purchase gasoline.  Well-be sure to double check the total amount of money in colones to see if it is correct before you sign the credit card voucher.  I...

How Global Warming is Affecting Costa Rica

How Global Warming is Affecting Costa Rica I would like to share with you a letter I received from a young man in Uganda: "I was in Costa Rica in 2007 and I was impressed by the willingness and responsiveness of locals to preserve their environment especially the rain forests. Yes, I know a lot of damage has been done to the environment but not a...