WI Costa Rica Articles
Aug 12, 2013 | Organic Agriculture in Costa Rica
The catchphrase ‘No Artificial Ingredients’ is commonly seen on the Costa Rica tourism website and in other various Costa Rican marketing pieces. But it’s not just another ‘slogan’ to describe the pure beauty of this country…
Jul 12, 2013 | Fire Your Boss! And Become Your Own in Costa Rica
It’s a tempting thought, isn’t it? To actually fire your boss? It’s certainly not the norm in the world of job hierarchy; but firing your boss and going to work for yourself in one of the world’s most beautiful countries doesn’t put you in the ‘norm’ category...
Jul 10, 2013 | Small Town Living in Costa Rica
Do you love sitting in a sea of freeway traffic? Do you get giddy when the weather report says that there’s a ‘smog alert’… for the fifth day in a row? What about being woken up on a nightly basis to sirens screaming by your house? Or perhaps you’re used to them and don’t even wake up anymore…
Jun 03, 2013 | Moving to Costa Rica – It’s All About You!
Making the decision to live in another country is a big one, and not one that should be taken lightly. But, once that decision is made, it’s hard to stop the ball from rolling! Choosing when to break the news to family and friends, isn’t quite as monumental, but it can be a pretty big deal on it’s own.
May 29, 2013 | Our Obsession With Water
Obsession may be a strong word. Necessity may be more relevant… but is almost more daunting. The bottom line – water is a worldwide requirement that is taken for granted in the majority of the developed world.
May 24, 2013 | Firearms in Costa Rica
Lush and fertile tropical jungles, warm Pacific waters, hundreds of exotic birds and wildlife… Costa Rica is almost always synonymous with paradise on earth.
May 06, 2013 | Making Memories in Costa Rica
If you have a family (or even if you don’t) you’re no doubt familiar with the term ‘making memories’. I think there’s even a television commercial that refers to this, showing a mother making cookies with her children…
Apr 15, 2013 | A Hidden Gem in Costa Rica
Recently, a couple of us from Where International were doing some recon work in Costa Rica in preparation for an upcoming Discovery Weekend with Mike and Judy at Pacific Blue in Playa Tambor.
Feb 15, 2013 | Playa Tambor, Costa Rica - A Great Place to Raise Your Family
We tend to talk a lot about building your dream vacation home or retirement home in Costa Rica, and we absolutely will continue to! However, it’s important to know that if you’re looking for a more laid-back lifestyle that allows you to spend more time with your family, Costa Rica should be on your radar…
Feb 07, 2013 | Residency in Costa Rica? Read This First!
Spending a couple of weeks or even a couple of months in a foreign country is a wonderful way to experience a new culture and – lets face it – escape the cold and snow that a lot of the northern hemisphere lives in for 5 months of the year.
Dec 01, 2012 | Important Facts to Know About Costa Rica
Costa Rica is a country that has a lot to prove in various areas, and that's constantly changing. After all, it is not called Costa Rica ("the rich coast" in Spanish) for nothing! It is a country located in Central America and, because of the fact that it is so close to the Equator (9-10 degrees North), it has a perfect tropical climate.
Nov 22, 2012 | Costa Rica
Costa Rica is located in southern Central America, between Nicaragua and Panama. Today, the
country is known for having the highest standards of living in Central America, as well as the
highest literacy rate and the longest lifespan.