For expatriates living in Costa Rica, having a reliable and user-friendly banking institution is important.
In the ever-evolving world of investments, wise financial decisions can lead to substantial ga
Costa Rica is the land of beautiful beaches… but it has so much more to offer! Why sit at the beach all day when you can go on an adventurous day trip? These magical spots are only an hour or two away from Playa del Coco!
We all love the deliciously ripe, sweet mangoes, pineapples, papayas and bananas that we eat daily in Costa Rica. Have you noticed how much better fruit tastes here? It is because we are eating fruits picked at the peak of ripeness, not picked green for exportation.
UPDATE FEBRUARY 9th 2022
The steps for getting your driver's license in Costa Rica haven't changed too much but there are some new things to keep in mind as of Feb 9, 2022.
This is not a fun or happy subject to write about, however, I felt it was an important topic, and if you are considering buying a home in Costa Rica, you should read this. This article is a true life story that happened to a client of one of the agents in my group. This experience highlights the importance of getting one's legal affairs in order before deciding to purchase property in Costa Rica.
Here are 5 lesser-known facts about US Social Security the every Ex-Pat should know.
Social Security is often the foundation of retirement plans but many Americans have been paying into the system for years without knowing how the system actually works – especially when they retire abroad. Here are 5 lesser-known facts about Social Security that any retiring ex-pat needs to know.
Well here we go again, the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) along with the Ministries of Agriculture and Livestock, Environment and Energy, and Economic Planning and Development are working to improve the environment. Well, I hope so.
Coopeguanacaste is the rural electric distributor in for most of the province of Guanacaste and they are very close to completing constructing the largest solar panel plant in all of Costa Rica with an installed capacity of 5 Megawatts (MW) and generating 9 Gigawatts (GWh) of energy per year.