The Latest Updates for Moving, Living and Visiting Costa Rica

We are native San Diego Californians who got tired of the high taxes, congestion and rat race lifestyle. We packed it all up and upgraded the Golden State for the Gold Coast of Guanacaste Costa Rica. Follow us and stay up to date on the latest in moving to and living in the land of Pura Vida.

Jun 22, 2020

Costa Rica Facts

Unique Costa Rica facts that make this country so special

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Jun 13, 2020

Before You Drive in Costa Rica - Read This

Tips for driving in Costa Rica that you need to read before hitting the road

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May 30, 2020

Yellowfin Tuna and Wahoo Move Close to Shore

With the arrival of heavy rains, and the official start of green season in May, the Tuna, Dorado and Wahoo have moved to just a few miles offshore.

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May 30, 2020

Follow me on my Costa Rica fishing adventures

Inshore fishing with a Hobie PA12 kayak in Guanacaste Costa Rica

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May 08, 2020

Costa Rica Weather

Current weather conditions, 7 day forecast and details on Costa Rica's diverse weather

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Apr 19, 2020

We Just Completed Our First Year in Costa Rica

Lots of challenges and surprises made our first year living in Costa Rica a memorable one

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Apr 13, 2020

Costa Rica's Healthcare System - Good or Bad ?

We have been in Costa Rica now for a year. Here is what we have learned about the healthcare system in Costa Rica that may not be for everybody.

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Aug 08, 2019

My Collection of Great Sunsets in Costa Rica

The Pacific Ocean provides the perfect backdrop for these sunsets in Costa Rica

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Jul 30, 2019

Costa Rica Surf Guide for the Pacific Coast

Current swell and wind conditions plus long rang forecast for the Pacific coast of Costa Rica

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Jun 22, 2019

Patio and pool cement base gets poured

The framing and reinforcement for the pool baja bench and patio were completed, followed by the base cement foundation. It is really starting to come together fast now.

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Jun 11, 2019

My shipping container arrived and it wasn't good news

It made it but items were broken, stolen and thrown around by the people in Long Beach CA. Why I would never do this again.

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Jun 04, 2019

Our house get walls and a roof

The main structure, exterior walls and roofing is nearly complete. Work on the inside starts soon.

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May 17, 2019

Discover the Best Beaches in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has some of the most beautiful and uncrowded beaches in the world. Find the one perfect for you.

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May 12, 2019

What you need to know about air travel with dogs to Costa Rica

Learn why air travel with dogs will be one of the more stressful parts of moving to Costa Rica

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May 11, 2019

Shipping your belongings to Costa Rica in a container

So you want to keep everything and move it to Costa Rica with you. Think again, as this may not be a good idea.

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