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Moving your life to a foreign country can be a harrowing endeavor. And that’s especially the case for acute worry-warts! Here’s a post on 10 things newbie Costa Rica expats worry about designed to help those who tend to get too anxious about all the “little” things that could go wrong… 1. Theft Yes, there’s […]

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8/22/2021 6:19:29 PM

I read so much yada yada on the Costa Rica cost of living that I thought I outta chime in… For a bit of background: I’ve lived here for two decades. I was a permanent resident for the majority of that time and as of last year, a naturalized citizen. I was born in the […]

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7/2/2021 2:25:15 PM

The real estate market in Costa Rica, pretty much everywhere you look, is booming! This is no joke. If you’re thinking of jumping in, it will not pay to wait… The market in many areas, especially those beachy and touristy ones, has already flipped from a buyer’s to a seller’s market. Demand is beginning to […]

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5/23/2021 3:24:27 PM

I’ve been an expat in Costa Rica for a long time now, 20 years almost! From a purely physical perspective being an expat means absence from one’s home country and long-term presence in some foreign country. However, to be an expat has more than just physical connotations… What does it mean to be a Costa […]

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4/25/2021 6:32:20 PM

I’ll admit from the outset, that title is pure clickbait… since there is no correct answer! This is a continuation of posts I’ve been writing lately, largely motivated by questions and comments I see posted in various Costa Rica expat-oriented Facebook groups… Other articles in the series (so far) are: 10 Tips for a Successful […]

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4/6/2021 1:48:18 PM