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Setting Up Your Own Business In Costa Rica- A Guide For Expat Entrepreneurs

Posted by: Scar on Thursday August 16, 2018 (08:37:17)   (490 Reads)
Expats are by nature intrepid sorts, willing to decamp from their home, ready to set up a new life in a new country. So it's no surprise that many are also daring in business, willing to commit to a new idea or product, throwing time, effort and money into turning a profit.    more ...
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Starting A New Business In Costa Rica - A Guide For Expats

Posted by: Scar on Monday April 17, 2017 (14:54:13)   (6916 Reads)
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It may not be the first destination to roll off an entrepreneurial expat's tongue, but starting a new business in Costa Rica has a lot to recommend it.

It is not only an increasingly popular destination for tourists, but expats are also gravitating to the country, no doubt attracted by its reputation as being one of the happiest places in the world for expats to live.

That's the finding from the Happy Planet index, and the friendly people t ...    more ...
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Setting Up Your Own Business In Costa Rica? Here's What You Need To Know

Posted by: Scar on Tuesday February 14, 2017 (14:43:47)   (5284 Reads)
Costa Rica in Central America is ranked as one of the most visited international destinations in the world. A democratic country, it has always enjoyed peace and has not had an army since 1949. Costa Rica is a small country, spanning just 0.03 percent of the earth’s surface. But it is home to 5 percent of the world’s biodiversity, and 25.58 percent of the country’s area is made up of conservation and natural protected territory.    more ...
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A Guide To Office Culture In Costa Rica

Posted by: Carole on Wednesday April 15, 2015 (00:36:56)   (4952 Reads)
You will often hear the term “pura vida” in connection with Costa Rica. It means pure life and is used by the locals as a form of greeting, to express gratitude and even to refer to a person who is friendly. It is reflective of the relaxed Costa Rican lifestyle and is an ideal description of how the locals experience life – as something to be enjoyed and cherished.

Expats are not likely to face much of a culture shock in the business a ...    more ...
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Starting A Business In Costa Rica: Perrovida Craft Beer

Posted by: Carole on Sunday November 24, 2013 (02:48:15)   (8612 Reads)
Perrovida Craft Beer
Shannon Enete interviews Kyle Kersey, Perrovida Craft Beer

Who are you? Tell me a little bit about your family.

I’m Kyle Kersey from Washington D.C. area. I grew up there. My wife and I went to high school together. We joke that our relationship is a homecoming dance that never ended because our first date was sophomore year’s homecoming. We got married our freshman year of college and moved to the subburbs, where we had 3 sons back ...    more ...