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Before moving to Costa Rica – consider the people location

Before moving to Costa Rica – consider the people location

How important is to consider the location before moving to Costa Rica? Everybody knows that buying a house, it is all about location. The physical location is most vital, but what about the “people location”? If you are considering moving to Costa Rica, it is critical to plan. There are people who “stick a pin […]

The solution to high product prices in Costa Rica

The solution to Costa Rica’s high product prices

Costa Rica News published The real reason behind Costa Rica’s high product prices on April 8, 2015. This is a really interesting article about the fact that Costa Rican produced products are cheaper in neighboring countries than in Costa Rica itself. This article explains that commercial protectionism of certain Costa Rican industries, the high import […]

Prohibition during Easter week in Costa Rica

IVO HENFLING | MARCH 27, 2015 The United States had Prohibition from 1920 – 1933, promoted by a “dry” crusaders movement and led by rural Protestants and social Progressives in the Democratic and Republican parties. 82 Years later, 26 municipalities in Costa Rica still prohibit the sale of liquor in bars, restaurants, hotels, supermarkets and  liquor […]

How to go about tipping in Costa Rica

How to go about tipping in Costa Rica

You are here to learn all about tipping in Costa Rica. In most countries, you’re expected to tip, even if you’re not happy with the service. In others, tipping is simply not done. You just arrived at the international airport in Costa Rica. As soon as you walk outside arrivals, 10 guys jump on you, […]