When moving to Costa Rica, many expats wonder whether they should bring their car from home or buy something when they get down there. Well… it depends. As covered in this article, “Bringing a Car to Costa Rica,” importing a car from the U.S., while relatively easy, can be quite expensive. In fact, you could pay close to the value of the car in import duties and fees.
Jason Holland – Roving Latin America Correspondent Hi! Costa Rica might be a good fit for you. First, there is excellent medical care here at a low cost. There is a public, government-run healthcare system that is available to citizens and foreign legal residents for a low monthly fee. And there are also private doctors, Read more...: “Looking for a country with good medical care and high speed internet/phone service?”
We've had a number of enquiries over the last year regarding connectivity in Costa Rica, internet, cell reception, that sort of thing. Of course, people who want to move overseas want to know if the internet will be good enough to video chat...
I'm Valerie Schneider, the Italy Correspondent for International Living. I wanted to take a few minutes to talk to you about connectivity, because this is a question I get asked frequently, both at the IL conferences and by email...
My name is Nanette Witmer, and I’m your International Living Chiriqui correspondent in Panama. I’m here today to talk about internet providers, cell phone providers and cable providers, what plans they have and what the prices are like. I’m also going to talk about how we keep in touch with people outside Panama and what Read more...: WiFi and Connectivity in Panama
Steve LePoidevin here in Peru. I've been International Living's Peru correspondent for a couple of years now. And we've been asked to answer a few questions about cell phone and WiFi reception or availability in Peru.
I am Laura Diffendal, the Belize Correspondent with International Living, and I want to do a quick video today about Wi-Fi and cellphone use and connectivity in Belize. So, number one, is there a good Wi-Fi in Belize?
If you’re thinking about retiring to Ecuador, you probably have a lot of questions about what it’s like to live there. You’ve probably read all about the year-round, spring-like climate in the cities of Quito and Cuenca and maybe even considered visiting the Pacific coast or the Galapagos Islands...
Hi, this is Don Murray with International Living in Mexico. I wanted to answer a couple of the questions that we frequently get. First of all, is it safe to live in or around Cancún, including the area south of Cancún, that we call the Riviera Maya? Is it Safe to Live in Cancún? The Read more...: Is it Safe to Live in Cancun?
Is Cuenca safe? In a word, sí. I haven’t had problems here in Cuenca. I have four dogs, including a shepherd—and pretty much no one (even gringos) want to come in my house. Not sure if that’s a tip or a warning.