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.

Voted One of the Most Romantic Restaurants in the World

This restaurant is small, intimate, has amazing food and the view is second to none.

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A horrible nightmare experience that I will never forget as long as I live

I had an Airstream trailer paid for in full and I thought it would be a great idea to ship it to Costa Rica and fill it up with my household items and

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What should I bring

Just getting into this,BUT,just for giggles - can you (or Others) recommend a good shipping outfit for a move to CR, and what If anything, you would say

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Puerto Viejo Beach - Beautiful, Calm and Clear Water

One of my favorite beaches in Costa Rica. Rarely does this beach get any large waves making it a perfect place to bring the family. Super clear, Caribbean like warm water with a gentle sloping shoreline. Add in some shade from the trees lining the beach and you have one of the best beaches in Costa Rica.

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NEW - Fun things to do in Costa Rica

Lease about fun places to explore - waterfalls, beaches, day trips and more.

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Take a Step Back in Time - Visit Guaitil

Guaitil is a small town famous for its authentic handmade Chorotega pottery. This is a great day trip adventure off the main path.

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Great Local Seafood

If you love seafood, then Soda Marcela is the place to go. Huge portions and super tasty entrees make this small restaurant special.

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Olive Ridley Turtles in Ostional

We visited Ostional twice to watch the turtles nest and hatch. Here are the details for you to explore. It was an amazing experience.

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Lola's Costa Rica

Beautiful outdoor beachfront restaurant with great food and stunning views of Playa Avellanas.

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Llanos de Cortes Waterfall

Just 30 minutes south of Liberia, this waterfall is uncrowded, easy to get to and beautiful.

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Find out why Playa Conchal is unlike any beach in the world

Playa Conchal is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Read our full review including the best way to get there.

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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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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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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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Live from Dominical Costa Rica

Check out this live streaming view in HD from the beach of Dominical Costa Rica

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