Animal Rights Law Passes in Costa Rica

After being stalled in Costa Rica's legislative assembly for months an animal welfare bill has finally been passed by President Solís' administration. Up until...

Burger King Shuts Down in Costa Rica, effective immediately

The land of pura vida may never again savor the taste of a Whopper, but that’s not the only effect of BK’s abrupt closure. If...

Cost of Living in Costa Rica is Relative to Standard of Living

Every year more and more North Americans and Europeans are looking to Latin America as a destination of choice for retirement, and the three...

Generation X Following Baby Boomers to Costa Rica

The Gen Xers’ expatriation movement is already well underway. Though the oldest Generation Xer is now 50 to 54 (depending on the date cutoffs given),...

Guanacaste Day July 25th Celebrates Guanacaste’s Annexation to Costa Rica

Guanacaste Costa Rica - July 25th 2012, Guanacaste Day, celebrates Guanacaste’s Annexation to Costa Rica. Prior to 1824, Guanacaste was part of Nicaragua. Because...

Retire in Costa Rica and Kiss Your Car Goodbye!

One of the ways that my husband Layne and I save money living as retirees in Costa Rica is by not owning an automobile....

Train Service Doesn’t Appear Efficient, says Solís

While analyzing the possibilities the country has for administration of the train service, the president of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solís, admitted that currently...

Cinco de Mayo

Although Cinco de Mayo is primarily a Mexican and US celebration, there are some Central American countries that also celebrate Cinco de Mayo such...

Deal! Travel to 15 destinations for $500 through Nature Air

The airline Nature Air announced this Tuesday that throughout the month of August, they will be offering a "Nature Air Pack" promotion. This offer costs...

In Vitro Fertilization Coming to Costa Rica

President Solis promises to sign draft decree issued last Thursday, authorizing IVF in both public and private medical facilities. In November of 2012, the Inter-American...
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