I Rediscovered the Magic of Tamarindo—With a Little Help From a Friend

I Rediscovered the Magic of Tamarindo—With a Little Help From a Friend

When my husband and I moved to Tamarindo, Costa Rica, we had a plan. We designed a life with our main residence in Costa Rica, and a smaller one in Austin, Texas (returning each autumn for football, family, and frivolity). We also allotted two or three months of each year for international travel.

Costa Rica On A Budget: Where to Live For $2,500 or Less

Costa Rica On A Budget: Where to Live For $2,500 or Less

Although Costa Rica is no longer considered a “cheap” place to live like it was in the previous century, there are thousands of expats living comfortably on conservative budgets all around the country.  Most will tell you their monthly spending is less than the overall cost of living in numerous cities around the U.S., Canada, and Europe.