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Why Everyone Should Travel Abroad

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Many People Ask Why Travel Abroad? “Why don’t you just stay put and travel around the USA?” “Why travel abroad?” The USA is a huge and beautiful country, after all, right? Well, at the moment we are doing just that. We are taking a year to breathe and work on …

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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

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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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Cozumel, oh Cozumel! – part 2

EAUNDZ82MJ4P In my last post I covered safety, food, and housing in Cozumel. In this post, I’ll go over things to do in Cozumel and pros and cons of living there, as I see them. Cozumel has the small town feel but San Miguel is actually a decent sized city. …

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