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Costa Rica

Costa Rica > Expat Experiences

Costa Rica

Sarah, San Jose

Friday March 02, 2018 (09:43:25)
Sarah & Thomas
Costa Rica

Who are you?

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


Costa Rica > Expat Experiences

Costa Rica

Ben von Jagow, Puerto Jimenez

Friday October 06, 2017 (08:18:38)
Ben von Jagow
Costa Rica

Who are you?

My name is Ben von Jagow and I am a Canadian-born traveler and aspiring writer. I spend half the year playing professional football in Europe and the other half is spent working and traveling in Latin America.    more ...


Costa Rica > Expat Experiences

Costa Rica

Bob Normand, Quepos-Manuel Antonio

Friday August 04, 2017 (15:14:14)
Bob Normand
Costa Rica

Who are you?

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


Costa Rica > Expat Experiences

Costa Rica

Casey Bahr, San Isidro de El General

Monday March 06, 2017 (15:42:09)
Casey Bahr
Costa Rica

Who are you?

I'm Casey Bahr, a retired software engineer who moved to Costa Rica with his wife and younger son. I am the author of a Costa Rica-centric blog, A Dull Roar (and 3 other blogs), and I perform part-time copywriting for extra cash. My wife is an accomplished architect and artist in several media including watercolors, ceramic mosaics and jewelry.    more ...


Costa Rica > Expat Experiences

Costa Rica

Katia Caprarella

Sunday October 16, 2016 (19:21:03)
Katia Caprarella
Costa Rica

Who are you?

I'm an Italian single mom who has been living in Costa Rica for the last 14 years. I love surfing an outdoor activities.    more ...


Costa Rica > Expat Experiences

Costa Rica

Samantha Wei, Playas del Coco

Sunday July 26, 2015 (17:35:36)
Samantha Wei
Costa Rica

Who are you?

My name is Samantha Wei and I'm a mid 20's Asian-American from Olympia, Washington, USA.

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved abroad August 2012 to Costa Rica. I moved purely for love. My boyfriend is Costa Rican and we had been long distance for two years and since at that time he didn't have a US visa, I decided to move down to be with him.    more ...


Costa Rica > Expat Experiences

Costa Rica

Nadine Hays Pisani, Flamingo

Friday July 24, 2015 (12:59:46)
Nadine Hays Pisani, Flamingo
Costa Rica

Who are you?

My name is Nadine Hays Pisani, the author of the best-selling series Happier Than A Billionaire. I used to be a chiropractor but decided that working ten hours in an office was not a whole lot of fun.

Where, when and why did you move abroad?    more ...


Costa Rica > Expat Experiences

Costa Rica

Dolores Plate, Heredia

Wednesday July 01, 2015 (19:49:32)
Dolores Plate
Costa Rica

Who are you?

I'm a 50-something US Air Force retired woman. I like working out and do it just about every day. I have 2 dogs, a Schnauzer and a Pekingese/mix.

I really love animals so I volunteer with two rescue groups, ABRAZA in Zarcero and Adopciones Grecia in Grecia. I became vegan a few years ago and it completely changed my life. I was healthy but I had started to notice the middle aged spread that people talk about.    more ...


Costa Rica > Expat Experiences

Costa Rica

Jackie Minchillo, Playa Langosta

Tuesday June 30, 2015 (22:43:14)
Jackie and husband rafting the Tenorio River!
Costa Rica

Who are you?

My name is Jackie. I am a 26-year-old communications professional and freelance writer. I grew up in Michigan in the United States and most recently I lived in Chicago with my husband Junior and our dog Harvey. I've always had a passion for travel and a craving for international experiences. My husband and I began talking about moving abroad in April 2015 and we are so happy we made the move.    more ...


Costa Rica > Expat Experiences

Costa Rica

Matt and Niki Meeks, Atenas

Sunday March 02, 2014 (04:41:09)
Matt & Niki Meeks
Costa Rica

Who are you?

Matt & Niki Meeks, children Max 4 ½, Sara 2 ½ and Sofi 5 weeks and Coffee Dog

We consider ourselves a young family, only because of the age of our children.

After working 20 years for the same company, growing weary of the negativity around us, and having to set appointments for our children to play with friends, we started soul searching for an avenue to a better, less complicated way of life. We are from the great state of Texas and still proud to be Texans, but we are adventurous and love to travel so we started talking about an international move.    more ...