Category: COSTA RICA LIFESTYLE

The Best Playa Hermosa

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 what it isn’t. When we first visited Costa Rica in 1999, Playa Hermosa …

Excellent Costa Rica Video June 20121

Have a look at this great new video about this wonderful little paradise and all it has to offer.  From beaches to mountains Costa Rica has the best of the best!  

Costa Rica vs Mexico: An Honest Comparison

An excellent article by a young couple who have lived in both countries: Make Traveling Easy! We’re Janelle & Clayton! Our mission is to help you travel worry-free with informative blogs about destinations from around the world. Sign …

The coast-to-coast hike across Costa Rica

While spending more than two weeks hiking Camino de Costa Rica, a 280-kilometer trail from Costa Rica’s Atlantic to Pacific coasts, the country’s natural beauty took a surprising backseat for Eduardo Cartin. Cartin, a Tico, remembered the human interactions …

Working from the tropics: Costa Rica promises digital nomads a life of ‘Pura Vida’

George Soriano March 26, 2021 A year into the brave new world of pandemic-related issues, it appears that some important changes to the way we live are here to stay. One positive trend that’s expected to continue is working …

Complete Immigration and Residency Update for Costa Rica: Where do you Stand?

By Laura Gutierrez of Immigration Help Costa Rica Tensions are running high as we continue to endure COVID and its impact on tourists and those seeking legal residency in Costa Rica. Readers under stress are least capable of absorbing …

Costa Rica Listed Among Nat Geo’s Best Places For Travel In 2021

By Laura Alvarado – January 31, 2021 Costa Rica appears in National Geographic Traveller magazine “Best of the World 2021” list, in which international editorial teams selected “35 incredible places to discover in 2021 and beyond”, under five categories: sustainability, family, nature, adventure …

The Cuisine of Costa Rica

    Courtesy Special Places Management and Rentals Costa Rica www.specialplacesofcostarica.com If you like to eat (and who doesn’t?), Costa Rica offers a cornucopia of gastronomic delights to choose from. Restaurants abound that offer all kinds of international …

5 Reasons Why Costa Rica is the Best Place to Retire in 2021

From International Living – Kathleen Evans January 20, 2021 It is no surprise, year after year, to see Costa Rica earning top spots on such lists as “Happiest Places on Earth”, “Greenest Countries in the World”, “Blue Zones” and “Most …

How COVID-19 Changed The Residency Process in Costa Rica

By The Costa Rica Star – January 12, 2021 By Laura Gutierrez of Immigration Help Costa Rica Happy New Years Everyone Costa Rica Entry Requirements… For entry requirements and recently announced new restrictions within Costa Rica, please click on the links …