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Waking Up In Paradise

*** Still behind schedule on my posting… I’m on that “island time”

Saturday May 20th, 2017

Buenos Dias from Costa Rica! With the birds chirping and other unknown creatures singing their early morning songs… and I mean early for this Texan girl… our natural wake-up call was with the sun rise at 5am. 482 more words


Two ways to experience Costa Rica

Part One: Jungle life

It’s 12:30 p.m. and we are waiting in the customs line at the San Jose airport, the capital of Costa Rica. We are restless after sitting on a plane for five hours, growing even more restless as the customs line barely moves and our taxi plane taking us to our destination is schedule to depart at 2:00 p.m. 1,044 more words

Wallet, say hello to Costa Rica’s National Parks

La Fortuna was our third destination in Costa Rica. The well-known site there is the Arenal Volcano National Park. And I was introduced to just how pricey it is to visit Costa Rica. 547 more words

Budget Travel

Costa Rica: A Dream Destination for Any Eco-Minded Traveler

For travelers on a budget and those seeking luxury leisure alike, potential visitors to Costa Rica all wonder: is traveling to this tiny nation really worth the hype and the few extra dollars it costs in comparison to neighboring destinations? 1,068 more words

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Needs versus Wants

Have you ever seen the commercial about the guy that goes out to buy a new car and drives his new, red, 2-door, sports car into the driveway where his wife and three young children are waiting?  735 more words

Real Estate

‘War is out - definitely out’: ‘the only winning move is not to play’

In the Friend many years ago, a Yorkshire solicitor, Leonard Bird – author of Costa Rica-The Unarmed Democracy – wrote that ‘War is out – definitely out’. 346 more words

Recent History

More Europeans Visiting Costa Rica

If you had any worry about the vibrancy of the Costa Rican market because of the recent decline in markets around the world, let your fears in investing in Costa Rica be allayed: Europeans are increasingly being targeted as the new focus of major marketing campaigns by Costa Rica’s National Tourism Board for spending more on average and staying longer, and Europeans are being welcomed to the country with open arms by businesses and individuals alike. 921 more words

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