Retirement: Top 5 Costa Rican towns not on the beach

Retirement: Top 5 Costa Rican towns not on the beach

By Jason Holland, InternationalLiving.com October 13th, 2014 - The classic vision of Costa Rica that you find on postcards and tourism board posters is of the Pacific and Caribbean coasts. The white sand beaches…blue ocean…and the wildlife-filled rain forest as a backdrop. It stands to reason. The seaside is beautiful…

A peaceful retirement in Atenas, Costa Rica

A peaceful retirement in Atenas, Costa Rica

By Emily Shea, InternationalLiving.com “To call something breathtaking around here is almost redundant,” says Chuck Mollenkopf. Pay a visit to the home Chuck, 66, shares with his wife Anna, 73, and you’ll probably agree with him. Just 10 minutes outside the town of Atenas, in Costa Rica’s Central Valley,…

Costa Rica’s healthcare offers peace of mind for many expats

Costa Rica’s healthcare offers peace of mind for many expats

For many prospective expats, the quality of medical care in the country they plan to move to is a very important factor. Of course, most hope to never find out how good the health care system is. But things happen.…

San Jose’s El Carmen Church holds an interesting secret

San Jose’s El Carmen Church holds an interesting secret

March 31st, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Costa Rica is a country with a variety of interesting places many of which…

Think Costa Rica is expensive? You won’t believe Caracas

Think Costa Rica is expensive? You won’t believe Caracas

Enlarge CARACAS, Venezuela — If you’re scouting for a new job or to open offices abroad, this is…

Affordable healthcare in Costa Rica one of the country’s best benefits

Affordable healthcare in Costa Rica one of the country’s best benefits

  By Jason Holland, InternationalLiving.com  December 5th, 2013 – Costa Rica has a lot to recommend it: low cost…

34 years of living the pura vida lifestyle in Costa Rica

34 years of living the pura vida lifestyle in Costa Rica

By Christopher Howard December 4th, 2013 When I was a college undergraduate I was awarded a scholarship to…

Why US baby boomers are retiring in Latin America

Why US baby boomers are retiring in Latin America

Former US Marine James Cummiskey is seen on one of his coffee farms near Medellín, Colombia.(Courtesy of Christian…

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