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I found Yoga in Costa Rica at 51 years old

by Corinne Aulakh I am a fan of Ivo’s blog and especially enjoyed the recent submission, Suggestions on what to do with your free time in Costa Rica by guest blogger, TicoNuevo.  Humbly, I would like to add to his many valuable recommendations and suggest using this extra free time to find, develop, and enhance […]

Yoga in Costa Rica in Harmony with Horses

by guest blogger Corinne Aulakh A week-long retreat, all inclusive adventure that explores the union between rider and horse. I am often asked, with a lot of skepticism, why yoga and horses? Where is the connection?  My standard answer is; I have experienced the similarities between riding and a yoga practice.  The same stillness and […]

Weather considerations before moving to Costa Rica

by guest blogger Ticonuevo November-April is high season—or the dry season or tourist season. In my opinion, it is more-accurately called high season because of the higher prices of getting to or arriving at tourist destinations or that “high” relates to high occupancy at hotels, resorts, and B&Bs. May-October, has historically been considered the “green […]

The Polaco and the pulperia

by Ivo Henfling Every week, “El Polaco” visits a poor neighborhood of Costa Rica, with a car full of merchandise. The Polaco is a department store on wheels and he sells on credit. He offers mainly clothing, women’s, men’s and children’s. But he also sells coffeemakers, shoes, perfume, ceiling fans and anything his clients might […]

Costa Rica Retirement Vacation Properties and bird watching

by Ivo Henfling Costa Rica retirement vacation properties and bird watching go together well, the reason so many have decided to retire or buy a vacation home in Costa Rica. When you retire to a country like Costa Rica, you must love nature and in particular birds. If you don’t, why even bother moving to […]

Lets Deal with our Retirement in Costa Rica

by guest blogger TicoNuevo In my introduction, you know that we have decided to make Costa Rica our permanent retirement residence. So, I’d like to give you a look back at how we arrived at this rather momentous and difficult decision and later on how we implemented the move. Our criteria and circumstances are specific […]