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Cost of Living in Costa Rica

cost of living in Costa Rica

What is the overall cost of living in Costa Rica? You have heard (or read) me talk about costs in Costa Rica. I’ve talked about shopping in Costa Rica, healthcare in Costa Rica, and even did a comparison of cost of living between Costa Rica, Mexico, Ecuador, and Panama’s major …

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Costa Rica Government

Costa Rica Government

How Stable is Costa Rica’s Government? As you already know, one of the main considerations in planning our move abroad is the stability of the government of the country we choose. Given that, I want to take a closer look at the stability of Costa Rica’s government. As I mentioned …

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Costa Rica: The Grocery Shopping Experience

costa rica grocery shopping

Grocery Shopping in Costa Rica: Last March was our first opportunity to visit Costa Rica and get a feel for the country. You can see our trip report here: Trip Report Costa Rica The main questions on our minds were: “what would it be like to live there?” and “what …

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Six Lies About Living Abroad

lies about living abroad

You’ve heard me talk about living abroad and warning that it’s not all kittens and butterflies. Many of us read about it and it sounds like heaven. But beware of companies that are telling lies to lure you into buying their products or attending their “lifestyle” conferences. They are telling …

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