“Retirement” is Anything but Boring in Costa Rica

“Retirement” is Anything but Boring in Costa Rica

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August 19, 2017

Having traveled in Costa Rica fairly extensively in the past, Ron Milewski—a photographer at the time—finally decided to make his move from Chicago 12 years ago. “I wasn’t exactly planning to retire, but I was definitely planning to take some time off, and afterward work less,” he says.

A Friendly Mountain Town With a Close-Knit Expat Community

A Friendly Mountain Town With a Close-Knit Expat Community

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August 17, 2017

The country mountain town of Atenas in Spanish-speaking Costa Rica seems an unlikely place to find a free library of not just hundreds but thousands of books in English, French, German, and Italian. It gives you a little glimpse into the international mix of the thriving expat community here.

Use These Simple Tricks to Travel in Comfort for Less

Use These Simple Tricks to Travel in Comfort for Less

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August 16, 2017

For the average vacationer, the hardest part of the adventure is the logistics. The destination is a no brainer, but the right carrier, transportation, and accommodations can be a real headache. Hassles at the airport, excess baggage charges, and crummy seat assignments, can dull your senses.