Health
What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In Costa Rica?

Moving abroad presents a number of challenges and questions, chief among these being the issue of healthcare. Will you have access to the same quality of treatment as you had in your home country? How much of a difference is there between the public and private health system   more ...

Health
Maternity Care In Costa Rica: What The Options Are And How To Decide On A Birth Plan

Costa Rica's healthcare system is very supportive of those who are planning to have children. As an expat, you can either use the public health system   more ...

Health
Moving To Costa Rica? Here’s What You Need To Know About The Zika Virus

As colourful as its currency and its national flower – a stunning orchid called a purple country girl – Costa Rica is a magical place to live. Fro   more ...

Living
Decreasing Costa Rican Crime Rates Make It A Popular Expat Destination

For the first time since 2012, Costa Rica recently ended a year with a decrease in homicides, coinciding with a country-wide decrease in crime. To fur   more ...

Education
Homeschooling In Costa Rica: A Realistic Option For Expats?

Homeschooling is popular within expat communities and travelling families due to the flexibility it affords them. Whether you have moved to a new coun   more ...

Living
Sustainable Costa Rica: Eco Initiatives And Fiscal Funding

If you’re concerned about the environment, are interested in the ecology and are thinking about moving to a country which has a commitment to sustai   more ...


 
  
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Doron Nadivi, Grecia

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Debbie Rudd, Grecia

I am Debbie Rudd and I am about to turn 70 in a few weeks. I came here at age 63 from Colorado Springs, CO after I retired as a public school teacher   more ...

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Sarah, San Jose

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Hi! My name is Sarah. I am originally from Boston. I run a Costa Rica budget travel blog for a living.   more ...

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Ben von Jagow, Puerto Jimenez

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My name is Ben von Jagow and I am a Canadian-born traveler and aspiring writer. I spend half the year playing professional foo   more ...

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Bob Normand, Quepos-Manuel Antonio

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I’m a 73 year old retired, single expat born in Massachusetts where I lived my first 20 years.   more ...