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...

ICE Announces 2 New Hydroelectric Plants for Renewable Power Generation

The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) announced that it will build two new hydroelectric plants to operate in the area of San Carlos in...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Crocodiles

Their as old as dinosaurs and found all over the world, but how much do you really know about the grey, toothy beast? 1. Not...

Huge Win for Animal Welfare in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is cracking down on illegal breeders. Learn how you too can help animal welfare! Earlier in April, 64 dogs were seized from tragic...

5 Spanish Christmas Songs that Aren’t ‘Feliz Navidad’

Believe it or not, “Feliz Navidad” is not the only Christmas song out there that’s in Spanish! The halls are decked, the tamales made, but...

Life & Living in Jaco, Costa Rica

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Considered the hub of the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica, Jaco (pronounced: ha-ko, officially it is spelt...
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