It ain’t like it used to be. Today’s retirees look at the 401K savings they worked so hard on over the years nearly disappear and suffered gigantic equity drops on the home they spent 25+ years paying for each month. We’re part of the Baby Boomers generation that had so many opportunities in the last part of the last century, only to see it pretty much crumble over the last … Read the rest “Challenges for Americans thinking about Retirement Outside of the US”
On an average, thousands leave their countries each year to go in search of a new life abroad with most leaving their countries being retirees looking for a golden retirement in the sun. So are you planning to be one of them in the near future and thinking about whether you should look elsewhere for your retirement home?
The reality which most people underestimate is that this big step can … Read the rest “Are you Really cut out to Retire or Relocate Abroad?”
Happiness, a very strong word that just by reading it makes your mind flow with good memories and laughter. However happiness is a relative term, because what for me being happy might be to stare at the waves of the ocean for you might be to eat your favorite dessert. We all struggle to find happiness and every human being on the planet makes decisions based on this statement. So… Read the rest “Costa Rica, the happiest country in the world”
Costa Rica has been well know around the world for its beauty, tranquility and stable economy and for years has been the top destination for foreigners. It became fashionable and many have decided to invest and build their dream holiday home in this beautiful country.
For some it is still their dream and there is a lot of beautiful properties in the market, from villas, farm houses, condos and ultra … Read the rest “Costa Rica’s Real Estate Market in a Nutshell”
The entire country and culture is centered around coffee. We might even compare it to the love for tea expressed by the English, or the passion for spices in India. If you go to Costa Rica you might encounter a Tico inviting
As we all know, each country has its own laws and regulations, some countries are… Read the rest “Understanding the Residency laws of Costa Rica”
Acquiring a property in a foreign country may seem an impossible task or even a dream and it can become a very stressful process, especially if you consider some risk factors like language barriers and unfamiliarity with the country’s laws. Ii is a big decision and might be, for some, the biggest decision of their lives! But, I am here to tell you that your dream can definitely come… Read the rest “Buying a Property in Costa Rica as a Foreign National”
Pura Vida (Pure life), a more typical Costa Rican saying you will not find elsewhere! Used in every form and shape by the warm and life loving people from Costa Rica called “Ticos” for short.
It can be used for greeting, showing your appreciation about someone or something, saying goodbye, and just giving off a good vibe.
If Latin America had a heart, it would definitely be Costa Rica. Due … Read the rest “Costa Rica – an Overview of the Splendors in the Land of the Ticos”