Subscribe: Costa Rica Expat and Travel New Messages
http://board.costaricainternational.com/feed.xml
Preview: Costa Rica Expat and Travel New Messages

New Posts: Costa Rica International Expat Info and More



Notifications for RSS ID: .



Published: Wed, 11 May 2016 14:54:33 GMT

 



6 Traits Costa Rican Drug Dealers and Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Life is Beautiful.....

Posts: 3725
Responses: 9055

6 Traits Costa Rican Drug Dealers and Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 10:54(image)
  • Interesting! These are the 6 common traits that you can learn from a drug dealers in Costa Rica: Persistence Connections Expertise Personal Branding Accessibility Creative Recruiting I can see why these traits are similar, but why picked drug ...
Most recent responses:
  • 05/11/16 19:20: (by Sergey Zacepin)



Costa Rica is the place for a happy and healthy retirement

Stateless

Posts: 2263
Responses: 4422

Costa Rica is the place for a happy and healthy retirement

Monday, May 02, 2016 at 14:27(image)
  • with some expats reporting weight losses of up to 40 pounds in their first year due to having a plethora of fresh and local produce to cook with. That is something I often heard from expats in Uruguay as well. They would remark that they were eating ...
Most recent responses:
  • 05/02/16 14:54: (by Sergey Zacepin)



Costa Rica Opens Its Doors To Stateless Persons

Life is Beautiful.....

Posts: 3725
Responses: 9055

Costa Rica Opens Its Doors To Stateless Persons

Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 04:51(image)
  • Okay, so Costa Rica made it official that stateless person can live in Costa Rica under UN Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons, 1954. The question is how many they can take and willing to train them to blend into the society. And ...
Most recent responses:
  • 04/14/16 07:45: (by Glen)
  • 05/21/16 15:47: (by Sergey Zacepin)



Costa Rica says its doors are closed to Cubans

Life is Beautiful.....

Posts: 3725
Responses: 9055

Costa Rica says its doors are closed to Cubans

Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 03:59(image)
  • Why don't they institute a visa to anyone who come to Costa Rica from Cuba similar to what Ecuador did? And if they are bound to US, why don't they being transported to US, by the US at US expense? There are lots of US representative works in Costa ...
Most recent responses:
  • 05/21/16 15:52: (by Sergey Zacepin)
  • 05/21/16 18:35: (by ZenoTheHunter)



Costa Rica Convenes International Meeting to Deal with Cuban Migration

Life is Beautiful.....

Posts: 3725
Responses: 9055

Costa Rica Convenes International Meeting to Deal with Cuban Migration

Monday, April 11, 2016 at 10:08(image)
  • the Cubans were flown over Nicaragua, ending up in Mexico. Isn't that kind a looney? Similar to the Mexican. They closed their border with Guatemala, but encouraging their citizen to go up north to the US. I guess if the Nicaragua doesn't want to ...



Best Beaches in Costa Rica
Juan Carlos Villalobos
Blue Hole

Posts: 16
Responses: 2

Best Beaches in Costa Rica

Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 12:12
Post rated 3.50
(image)
  • Best Beaches in Costa RicaCosta Rica has an amazing mix of beautiful, low-budget-friendly beaches that attract some of the biggest number of tourists in all of South America every year. Which do you think is the best beach destination in Costa Rica: ...
Most recent responses:
  • 03/29/16 03:57: Manuel Antonio (by blueangle)



Costa Rica ranks among healthiest, most comfortable retirement destinations

Life is Beautiful.....

Posts: 3725
Responses: 9055

Costa Rica ranks among healthiest, most comfortable retirement destinations

Friday, March 11, 2016 at 20:24(image)
  • Costa Rica ranks fourth best country in the world to retire according to International Living Magazine. It's also number four in the Healthy Lifestyle list of the Global Retirement Index. This is due to less stressful lifestyle, fresh air and ...
Most recent responses:
  • 03/12/16 06:11: (by Glen)



Why Costa Rica Might Be the Best Place for Retirement

Stateless

Posts: 2263
Responses: 4422

Why Costa Rica Might Be the Best Place for Retirement

Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 08:34(image)
  • International Living wrote that Now that is something that tells me to ignore everything that is said, the entire article too! Regardless of whether it might have some good ...



Expats hold mass wedding to bypass Costa Rica's 'discriminatory' paperwork requirement

Stateless

Posts: 2263
Responses: 4422

Expats hold mass wedding to bypass Costa Rica's 'discriminatory' paperwork requirement

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 07:50(image)
  • The underlying issue of course is why the government is in the marriage business at all. ...
Most recent responses:
  • 02/16/16 13:47: (by Sergey Zacepin)



U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets: Costa Rica
US State Department RSS Feeds


Posts: 872
Responses: 0

U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets: Costa Rica

Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 12:40(image)
  • U.S. Relations With Costa Rica Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Fact Sheet July 29, 2015 More information about Costa Rica is available on the Costa Rica Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end ...



FATCA

Fuddite

Posts: 73
Responses: 756

FATCA

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 13:09(image)
  • For you Americans in Costa Rica here is all the information published by the Banco Central de Costa Rica about FATCA. There are (currently) 33 documents there. Reports, Questions, Answers, data file formats and more. Seems to be a mix of information ...



A decade out of Costa Rica

Stateless

Posts: 2263
Responses: 4422

A decade out of Costa Rica

Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 13:05
  • It's been over a decade since I lived in Costa Rica. I haven't missed it. I have no desire to visit anytime in the near future. At time, I think I could write a book about what a terrible place Costa Rica is. Such a book may well present a ...
Most recent responses:
  • 12/26/15 09:12: (by Emma Bean)
  • 01/17/16 21:12: (by Josh)



Expert Expat Spotlight: Two Weeks In Costa Rica
GoodMigrations RSS Feed


Posts: 19
Responses: 0

Expert Expat Spotlight: Two Weeks In Costa Rica

Monday, November 02, 2015 at 14:12
  • We all dream of no longer spending our days tied to the desk of corporate America. Matt and Jenn, from Two Weeks In Costa Rica , made their dream come true after leaving Boston to take a chance on a new more entrepreneurial life in a country located ...



Costa Rican Tunnel

Stateless

Posts: 2263
Responses: 4422

Costa Rican Tunnel

Monday, September 14, 2015 at 10:40
Post rated 3.71
(image)
  • The scary part about this tunnel is knowing that Costa Rica has earthquakes and knowing that the attention to detail / quality is not a high point with respect to construction. But, I made it through.. or have discovered the afterlife without even ...
Most recent responses:
  • 01/23/16 09:40: (by Emma Bean)



Volcan Arenal

Stateless

Posts: 2263
Responses: 4422

Volcan Arenal

Monday, September 14, 2015 at 10:34
Post rated 2.71
(image)
  • I hear Arenal is no longer active... I didn't see any spectacular in 2002 when I took this photo... but it was kind spooky walking through the jungle at dusk hearing the night creatures wake up and start their songs while the volcano groaned in the ...
Most recent responses:
  • 09/15/15 18:57: (by Renzo)
  • 09/16/15 08:10: (by Paul)
  • 09/16/15 10:48: (by 9icee)



Volcan Paos

Stateless

Posts: 2263
Responses: 4422

Volcan Paos

Monday, September 14, 2015 at 10:30
Post rated 4.00
(image)
  • A view of the laguna at Volcan Paos. I visited with a good friend from Cuba, though a bit crazy. She hiked the path in high heeled shoes and shortly after I took this photo, it started to rain. So, we walked back in a torrent of ...



Best Pizza
Jose
Nueva York

Posts: 8
Responses: 2

Best Pizza

Monday, August 24, 2015 at 15:28
  • Where is the best pizza in Costa Rica? I'd like to know the best pizza place in San Jose, and the best one on a beach (tell me the beach and the pizza ...
Most recent responses:
  • 08/25/15 04:25: (by sun (101162,30060))
  • 12/27/15 09:33: Pizza! (by Emma Bean)



Costa Rica Beach Alternatives
Sunglasses Required RSS Feed


Posts: 31
Responses: 0

Costa Rica Beach Alternatives

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 20:28
  • A fancy resort and a roadside restaurant. Which one has become a family ...



A Few What and Whys of Costa Rica (some random facts)
Sunglasses Required RSS Feed


Posts: 31
Responses: 0

A Few What and Whys of Costa Rica (some random facts)

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 21:41
  • When we travel to new places we uncover interesting facts. Here area few about Costa ...



A Prison Room, Art Museums and a Drug Bust: The Girl Trip from Guate to Costa Rica By Bus
Sunglasses Required RSS Feed


Posts: 31
Responses: 0

A Prison Room, Art Museums and a Drug Bust: The Girl Trip from Guate to Costa Rica By Bus

Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 19:21
  • Ela and I survived 15 days without the boys! This is our story about those 15 days, a bus adventure and a little excitement along the ...



Driving from Guatemala to Costa Rica with My 6 Year Old Son
Sunglasses Required RSS Feed


Posts: 31
Responses: 0

Driving from Guatemala to Costa Rica with My 6 Year Old Son

Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 21:53
  • Tag and I drove almost 900 miles in five countries to get to Costa Rica. We had a ...



How We Landed a House Sitting Gig in Costa Rica (and you can too)
Sunglasses Required RSS Feed


Posts: 31
Responses: 0

How We Landed a House Sitting Gig in Costa Rica (and you can too)

Thursday, July 02, 2015 at 22:07
Post rated 1.00
  • In this post we detail how we landed our house sitting gig and tell you how you can too. How We Landed a House Sitting Gig in Costa Rica (and you can ...
Most recent responses:
  • 01/26/16 08:54: (by Old Futzamuck)



Denver to Costa Rica Direct
Costa Coffee
San Jose

Posts: 10
Responses: 0

Denver to Costa Rica Direct

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 06:25
Post rated 3.88
(image)
Most recent responses:
  • 07/29/15 08:24: (by Sergey)
  • 07/29/15 09:36: (by Catman)



The 3 Most Notorious Crimes in Costa Rican History
Expat News
World

Posts: 462
Responses: 4

The 3 Most Notorious Crimes in Costa Rican History

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 09:42
Post rated 3.71
(image) Most recent responses:
  • 07/29/15 08:02: (by Sergey)



Investment operation in Costa Rica took in hundreds of millions, then it all fell apart
Expat News
World

Posts: 462
Responses: 4

Investment operation in Costa Rica took in hundreds of millions, then it all fell apart

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 09:42
Post rated 3.67
(image)
  • Investment operation in Costa Rica took in hundreds of millions, then it all fell ...
Most recent responses:
  • 07/29/15 08:00: (by Sergey)
  • 07/29/15 08:04: The Brothers! (by Glen)
  • 07/29/15 08:44: (by Catman)



U.S., Canadian and other English-speaking expats masterminded massive call center fraud
Costa Coffee
San Jose

Posts: 10
Responses: 0

U.S., Canadian and other English-speaking expats masterminded massive call center fraud

Tuesday, June 02, 2015 at 15:34
Post rated 3.43
(image) Most recent responses:
  • 06/29/15 03:45: (by Catman)
  • 05/11/16 19:47: (by ZenoTheHunter)



Cheaper Flights in Costa Rica
Costa Coffee
San Jose

Posts: 10
Responses: 0

Cheaper Flights in Costa Rica

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 16:34
Post rated 3.94
(image)
  • Costa Rica has seen a number of budget airlines entering the lucrative aviation industry in the country. As a result of numerous players in the market, flights fares have lowered considerably with airlines trying to compete and outperform others. ...



Internet and Cell Phones in Costa Rica...

Stateless

Posts: 2263
Responses: 4422

Internet and Cell Phones in Costa Rica...

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 10:35
Post rated 3.86
(image)
  • Internet and Cell Phones in Costa Rica...
Most recent responses:
  • 07/08/15 09:59: Internet and Cell Phones in Costa Rica... (by Rory (166672,21635))
  • 11/15/15 13:00: (by Josh)



Costa Rica is the most expensive destination in Central America
Costa Coffee
San Jose

Posts: 10
Responses: 0

Costa Rica is the most expensive destination in Central America

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 17:40
Post rated 4.00
(image)
Most recent responses:
  • 08/28/15 14:43: (by Falcon)
  • 08/28/15 22:20: (by Catman)



Monteverde herpetarium
Costa Coffee
San Jose

Posts: 10
Responses: 0

Monteverde herpetarium

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 14:32
Post rated 4.12
(image)
  • If you love snakes and other reptiles, you will definitely love the Monteverde herpetarium. If you are afraid of them, it is still worth a visit. Try conquering your fear, they are afterall housed in glass cages, so there's no need to worry about ...



Costa Rica rises in global ranking of travel, tourism competitiveness - The Tico Times
Costa Coffee
San Jose

Posts: 10
Responses: 0

Costa Rica rises in global ranking of travel, tourism competitiveness - The Tico Times

Saturday, May 09, 2015 at 16:50
Post rated 3.83
(image)
  • Tourist vs Local prices...
Most recent responses:
  • 05/20/15 11:16: Tourist vs Local prices... (by Glen)



Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort
Costa Coffee
San Jose

Posts: 10
Responses: 0

Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort

Friday, May 01, 2015 at 14:59
Post rated 5.00
  • Peninsula Resort.
Most recent responses:
  • 05/09/15 06:33: Peninsula Resort. (by Alen Zlimen)



West Side Story Comes to Costa Rica
Costa Coffee
San Jose

Posts: 10
Responses: 0

West Side Story Comes to Costa Rica

Friday, May 01, 2015 at 14:53
Post rated 4.00
(image)
  • West Side Story, one of the most popular and most successful musical to have ever hit stage will be staged in Cost Rica through Luciérnaga Producciones. West Side Story will be performed from May 2-13 at the Melico Salazar Popular Theater, downtown ...



Zippie
Costa Coffee
San Jose

Posts: 10
Responses: 0

Zippie

Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 14:43
Post rated 4.17
(image)
  • Can you say awesome?! More flights to Costa Rica means more tourists. More tourists means better economy. And better economy means better life for the locals. Costa Rica's tourism industry is gaining new grounds and attracting more people. Alaska ...



Frog discovered in Costa Rica resembles Kermit the Frog
Costa Coffee
San Jose

Posts: 10
Responses: 0

Frog discovered in Costa Rica resembles Kermit the Frog

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 18:12
Post rated 3.71
(image)
  • Kermit might be traveling to Costa Rica whenever Miss Piggy is not around, and probably sleeping with the locals. The new "species of glass frog, Hyalinobatrachium dianae, from the Caribbean slopes of Costa Rica" was disovered by Dr. Brian Kubicki. ...
Most recent responses:
  • 03/23/16 23:00: (by Catman)



Tom Brady Jumped Off Costa Rican Cliff To Impress Wife Gisele Bundchen
Ariba Ariba
Besame Mucho

Posts: 11
Responses: 0

Tom Brady Jumped Off Costa Rican Cliff To Impress Wife Gisele Bundchen

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 13:15
Post rated 3.91
(image)
  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady visited Costa Rica in March with his family for a leisure getaway. During their vacation, they visited a Costa Rican falls, and like all men, went through incredible heights (literally), just to impress his ...



The secret lives of leaf-cutting ants - The Tico Times
Expat News
World

Posts: 462
Responses: 4

The secret lives of leaf-cutting ants - The Tico Times

Monday, April 06, 2015 at 10:52
Post rated 4.07
(image)
  • Zippie
Most recent responses:
  • 04/27/15 13:49: (by Willie (135612,24572))



Turrialba Volcano spews more ash over Costa Rica's Central Valley in Easter eruption - The Tico Times
Expat News
World

Posts: 462
Responses: 4

Turrialba Volcano spews more ash over Costa Rica's Central Valley in Easter eruption - The Tico Times

Monday, April 06, 2015 at 10:51
Post rated 3.70
(image) Most recent responses:
  • 08/05/15 07:21: (by Catman)



Costa Rica begins repairing damages on Isla Portillos
Ariba Ariba
Besame Mucho

Posts: 11
Responses: 0

Costa Rica begins repairing damages on Isla Portillos

Saturday, April 04, 2015 at 13:34
Post rated 3.71
(image)
  • Costa Rica repairing
Most recent responses:
  • 04/04/15 13:57: Costa Rica repairing (by Sergey)
  • 07/30/15 00:01: (by Catman)



Poachers on the loose
Ariba Ariba
Besame Mucho

Posts: 11
Responses: 0

Poachers on the loose

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 13:40
Post rated 3.90
(image)
  • Costa Rica's reputation
Most recent responses:
  • 03/25/15 13:13: Costa Rica's reputation (by Sergey)



The Orchid Thief
Ariba Ariba
Besame Mucho

Posts: 11
Responses: 0

The Orchid Thief

Monday, March 23, 2015 at 16:09
Post rated 3.64
(image)
  • Thief with red hand
Most recent responses:
  • 03/25/15 12:22: Thief with red hand (by Sergey)



Popular Costa Rican Bull Dies
Ariba Ariba
Besame Mucho

Posts: 11
Responses: 0

Popular Costa Rican Bull Dies

Friday, March 20, 2015 at 16:38
Post rated 3.83
(image)
  • Famous bull
Most recent responses:
  • 03/21/15 16:35: Famous bull (by Sergey)



12 US students deported from Costa Rica
Ariba Ariba
Besame Mucho

Posts: 11
Responses: 0

12 US students deported from Costa Rica

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 15:55
Post rated 3.78
(image)
  • Departing students
Most recent responses:
  • 03/19/15 13:12: Departing students (by Sergey)



Costa Rica Uses 100% clean energy for 2015
Ariba Ariba
Besame Mucho

Posts: 11
Responses: 0

Costa Rica Uses 100% clean energy for 2015

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 17:02
Post rated 3.83
(image)
  • Costa Rica goe's on
Most recent responses:
  • 03/18/15 11:59: Costa Rica goe's on (by Sergey)
  • 07/06/15 01:04: (by Catman)



Turrialba Volcano Continues Erupting in Costa Rica
Ariba Ariba
Besame Mucho

Posts: 11
Responses: 0

Turrialba Volcano Continues Erupting in Costa Rica

Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 15:23
Post rated 3.83
(image)
  • Volcano Eruptions
  • VOLCANOS ARE DANGEROUS, WARNING TOURIST IN COSTA RICA
Most recent responses:
  • 03/15/15 22:25: VOLCANOS ARE DANGEROUS, WARNING TOURIST IN COSTA RICA (by Camilo (157566,37645))
  • 03/16/15 13:19: Volcano Eruptions (by Sergey)



New bridge planned for Costa Rica - Panama border - The Tico Times
Expat News
World

Posts: 462
Responses: 4

New bridge planned for Costa Rica - Panama border - The Tico Times

Saturday, March 07, 2015 at 16:09
Post rated 3.67
(image)
  • Bridge for Costa Rica
Most recent responses:
  • 03/08/15 15:00: Bridge for Costa Rica (by Sergey)



Photos: A salute to Costa Rica's natives on World Wildlife Day - The Tico Times
Expat News
World

Posts: 462
Responses: 4

Photos: A salute to Costa Rica's natives on World Wildlife Day - The Tico Times

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 at 13:20
Post rated 4.00
(image)
  • NAKED WOMEN!
  • Salute in Costa Rica
Most recent responses:
  • 03/04/15 16:19: Salute in Costa Rica (by Sergey)
  • 03/16/15 03:41: Salute in Costa Rica (by Harriette (20057,36627))



Costa Rica's Supreme Court orders release of Nicaraguan unjustly imprisoned for 17 months - The Tico Times
Expat News
World

Posts: 462
Responses: 4

Costa Rica's Supreme Court orders release of Nicaraguan unjustly imprisoned for 17 months - The Tico Times

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 at 13:20
Post rated 3.73
(image)
  • Hassles
Most recent responses:
  • 04/23/15 10:18: Hassles (by Quinten)



Following public outcry, Costa Rica temporarily blocks exports of hammerhead shark fins - The Tico Times
Expat News
World

Posts: 462
Responses: 4

Following public outcry, Costa Rica temporarily blocks exports of hammerhead shark fins - The Tico Times

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 at 13:20
Post rated 4.14
(image)
  • Dilm
Most recent responses:
  • 05/09/15 08:32: Dilm (by DILM (163471,15661))
  • 07/10/15 23:25: (by Catman)



Rack Lodge Profile

Costa Rica

Posts: 2
Responses: 0

Rack Lodge Profile

Monday, December 08, 2014 at 06:38
  • Bio for Rack Lodge

Comments (0) - Read and Add your own Comments