October 2017

October 2017

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October 12, 2017

Golfito is a pocket-sized port city in the Southern Zone of Costa Rica with a story to tell about changes. This waterside charmer lies along a narrow strip of the Golfito Bay and has as its backdrop the pristine rainforest of the adjacent hillsides.

September 2017

September 2017

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September 9, 2017

While rainfall and the intensity of the rainy season vary throughout Costa Rica's diverse regions, September and October are notorious for being the rainiest two months of the year throughout the country. So, these months are the "low" season when it comes to tourist traffic.

August 2017

August 2017

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August 24, 2017

If you're like me, in your research on moving to Costa Rica, you've come across at least a handful of stories of expats who have lost weight, gotten into better shape, and feel "better than ever" since they made the move. That's because there are less processed foods and an abundance of fruits high in antioxidants here.

July 2017

July 2017

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July 26, 2017

July is a big month of celebration in Costa Rica's Guanacaste region. First and foremost, July 25 is known as Guanacaste Day or Annexation Day. On this day in 1824, the Central American Federal Republic passed and signed a law allowing the Guanacaste province to officially become part of Costa Rican territory. Prior to that, this northwestern region of the country was actually part of Nicaragua.

June 2017

June 2017

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July 12, 2017

Centuries ago, the ancient city of Pura Pora was built by the indigenous Shamans inhabiting central Costa Rica. The site was chosen because of the mineral hot springs; it was considered a holy location. By the 19th century, a renowned resort was built on the spot.