$58,000 Bought Us a Slice of Peaceful Paradise in Costa Rica

$58,000 Bought Us a Slice of Peaceful Paradise in Costa Rica

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March 16, 2018

“When the time is right, things just fall into place. And you just go with the flow.” That’s what Dale and Jessica Hill said about their unanticipated retirement move to Costa Rica. They had come to visit friends who had the “crazy” idea to retire to Costa Rica three years earlier. Dale and Jessica were Read more...: $58,000 Bought Us a Slice of Peaceful Paradise in Costa Rica

Insider Tips to Finding a Place to Live in Mexico

Insider Tips to Finding a Place to Live in Mexico

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March 15, 2018

Figuring out the secrets for anything, the unknown tricks that can make life easier…the shortcuts, the hacks…those are the things that bring a smile to my face. Here are a few of the things that made our move to Cancun much smoother… Perhaps the most important thing you can do to prepare for your new Read more...: Insider Tips to Finding a Place to Live in Mexico

For Just $900 I Bought My Own Piece of Pura Vida

For Just $900 I Bought My Own Piece of Pura Vida

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March 12, 2018

The words “pioneer” and “frontier” usually evoke images of 1800s homesteaders. However, that’s not always the case…there are modern day pioneers throughout lesser-known “frontier” land. Karen Davies is a prime example. Her experience of moving from Oregon, U.S. to Costa Rica read like a 19th century novel. Born and raised in southern New Jersey, she Read more...: For Just $900 I Bought My Own Piece of Pura Vida

Rent a Palace for the Price of a Condo: 3 Places Where you can Find Luxury for Less

Rent a Palace for the Price of a Condo: 3 Places Where you can Find Luxury for Less

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July 13, 2017

For many, retirement is their chance to live the kind of life they’ve always dreamed of. Throughout their working lives they count down the days to when they can leave the 9-to-5 behind and focus on living their ideal lifestyle, in a location that’s perfect for them.

In Pictures: A Pristine Lakefront Home in Costa Rica For $175,000

In Pictures: A Pristine Lakefront Home in Costa Rica For $175,000

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July 11, 2017

In the U.S., something as beautiful as Lake Arenal would have a shoreline clogged with resorts and marinas and waters churned up by powerboats and jet skis. But in Costa Rica, this region retains its traditional agricultural heritage and staggering natural beauty...with nary a powerboat to disturb the lake.