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Many of the retirees who have migrated from North America have been told by doctors that they have added an extra 10 years onto their life!

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Can a simple move really make you into a healthier person? In our last few months of traveling about Costa Rica, we noticed that a large number of expats fit into one big category — retirees. In conversations with couples from all over the States, we’re hearing the same praises: I’ve...
Zika Virus: FAQ | TCRN

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First H1N1, now Zika? Read about the world’s latest epidemic in TCRN’s FAQ. Earlier today, the World Health Organization declared Zika a global health emergency. While the virus certainly existed prior to 2015, it is now said to be “spreading explosively” across the Americas. According to the U.S. CDC: “Zika virus will...

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Costa Rica Culture

Recent developments call into question the validity of ICE’s claim.

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The name means 'rich coast', and this stretch of Central America is just that, with hot springs and cloud forest, jungle and volcanoes. This is a small glimpse of all that Costa Rica has to offer. Riches aplenty? Costa Rica is Spanish for "rich coast", and was the conquistadors' name for...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The sea breeze shelters brides and grooms who, in front of a beautiful and delicately decorated altar, swear their love with devotion, while guests - dressed in cool outfits – fondly attest the marriage. Each chair, the hallways and even the sand have been...

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Saint Patrick’s Day is an annual feast day that celebrates the most commonly recognized of the patron saints of Ireland, and is generally celebrated on 17 of March. Legend has it that St. Patrick became the patron saint of Ireland for, among other things, raising the dead and driving snakes...

Costa Rica Travel

Two Bavarians On the Road to Rio Celeste and Tenorio National Park | TCRN

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Two Bavarians head out on the road to Rio Celeste and Tenorio National Park, what do they find? Once you're visiting the area around the Volcano Arenal, there are several places you might want to visit, like La Fortuna or the Hot Springs. An insider tip that is rarely displayed in...
Recent developments call into question the validity of ICE’s claim.

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The name means 'rich coast', and this stretch of Central America is just that, with hot springs and cloud forest, jungle and volcanoes. This is a small glimpse of all that Costa Rica has to offer. Riches aplenty? Costa Rica is Spanish for "rich coast", and was the conquistadors' name for...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The sea breeze shelters brides and grooms who, in front of a beautiful and delicately decorated altar, swear their love with devotion, while guests - dressed in cool outfits – fondly attest the marriage. Each chair, the hallways and even the sand have been...

Environment/Sustainability

Recent developments call into question the validity of ICE’s claim.

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The name means 'rich coast', and this stretch of Central America is just that, with hot springs and cloud forest, jungle and volcanoes. This is a small glimpse of all that Costa Rica has to offer. Riches aplenty? Costa Rica is Spanish for "rich coast", and was the conquistadors' name for...
During the past millennia sea level has never risen nearly as fast as during the last century, says a new study. | TCRN

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During the past millennia sea level has never risen nearly as fast as during the last century, says a new study. That same study warns that even if ambitious climate policy follows the 2015 Paris Agreement, sea levels would rise by 20 to 60 centimeters by 2100 and stresses the...
President Solis takes new action to protect sharks in Costa Rica. | TCRN

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President Solis takes new action to protect sharks in Costa Rica. A week ago, Costa Rica’s President Luis Guillermo Solís was named “Shark Enemy of the Year” by Sharkproject International. Now, the president is fighting to change his reputation. Supporting the Protection of Sharks On February 3, ocean conservation group MarViva announced...

Money/Business

Looking for work? Uber’s new Latin American customer service center will be housed here in Costa Rica. | TCRN

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Looking for work? Uber’s new Latin American customer service center will be housed here in Costa Rica. Beginning in just a few short weeks, 3.5 million dollars and 300 new jobs will be coming to Costa Rica. The opening of Uber’s brand new Center of Excellence speaks to company’s success despite...
Why 2016 Will Be A Good Year for Business in Costa Rica | TCRN

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A series of business reforms headed by Costa Rican government have improved the nation’s overall competitiveness says a recent report. Over the last five years, Costa Rica, Jamaica and Mexico have recorded the most business reforms in all Latin America and the Caribbean. Nevertheless, the World Bank’s Doing Business 2016:...
The reigning beer company, Cerveza Imperial, opened their first branded bar within the Juan Santamaria Airport. | TCRN

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The reigning beer company, Cerveza Imperial, opened their first branded bar within the Juan Santamaria Airport. Cerveza Imperial just gave travelers a new incentive to arrive early for outbound flights. Located right in front of boarding gate number nine, the recently-opened Imperial Bar seeks to give Costa Rican travelers one...

Real Estate

How to Find the Best Central Pacific Real Estate in Costa Rica

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Costa Rica’s Central Pacific is abundant with gated communities, resorts, condominiums, and beach towns. Costa Rica’s Central Pacific started the largest real estate boom in the country’s history. The boom lasted from the late 1990’s to about 2009. Now, the Central Pacific is Costa Rica’s most developed region boasting...
Retiring in Costa Rica Just Got Easier | TCRN

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A new inclusive retirement package comes complete with Costa Rican residency. Retirement and a life abroad have been made simpler. Inclusive one-stop-shop packages have become a popular option for many looking to reward a lifetime of hard work with Costa Rica’s pura vida. For example Turnkey’s Retirement Packages include a...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica real estate in retail and commercial has been growing steady of the past few years and in 2015 there are 12 shopping centers that have been opened. By years end 36 more projects will have been initiated, and there is already...
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