Posts by miguelbgood

How To Live In Costa Rica On A Budget

TIP #1 on How To Live In Costa Rica on a Budget Buy a property so you don’t have to pay rent. Property in Costa Rica is cheap enough that you should be able to sell your house and buy something really nice and have money in the bank leftover. This way you can live…

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Driving Costa Rica

Driving Costa Rica is do-able and can be rewarding, but one has to be very careful as it is generally more dangerous than driving in the USA. Here is what to watch out for.

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Videos: Living In Costa Rica

These are videos about LIVING IN COSTA RICA. These will be  mostly videos of scenery, animals, insects, and so on – anything we take a video of in Costa Rica that we think you might enjoy seeing or you might want to learn something about. So, below you will find embedded youtube clips and/or playlists…

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Our New Tico Friend

This is our new Tico friend. He is squatting on our property but we’ve decided to let him stay. Turns out he has no legal rights here in Costa Rica so he is no threat to us. Actually our new friend is an iguana, pretty sure he’s what they call a “black iguana” but I’m…

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VIDEO GALLERY Of Home Construction In Costa Rica

This is a video gallery of home construction in Costa Rica near San Ramon. The house is being constructed with a cement foundation but the walls are SIP panels (Structural Insulated Panels) fortified throughout with heavy steel posts. Note that Panacor – the company who makes the SIP Panels used here) does not sell their…

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Photo Gallery Of Home Construction In Costa Rica

Here are some photos I took of a home construction in Costa Rica. This particular house is being made from SIP panels which are a heavy duty styrofoam type of material. The advantages of this can type of home construction can be read about in this post about building a house in Costa Rica. The…

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Building A House In Costa Rica

Building a house in Costa Rica is different than building in the USA or other countries you may be familiar wtih, in that standards are often different, materials are often different, and even if you know nothing about building you should probably read up a little and just BE there – at the building site…

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Toucans Near San Ramon, Costa Rica!

Toucans Near San Ramon Costa Rica are a common site – at least where we live. When I say common, I mean we might see one every couple of days or so, and hear them every day. Today I woke up to the sound of a nearby toucan so went outside to see if I…

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Reasons People Leave Costa Rica To Live Back Home

What are the reasons people leave Costa Rica to move back home? Why do – some – people have a dream of living in Costa Rica and then when their dream becomes a reality, they end up moving back to the USA or Canada or Europe or wherever they came from? There have been no…

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How To Lose Weight By Moving To Costa Rica

This post is about how to lose weight by moving to Costa Rica. I’m not kidding. If you have had trouble getting those extra inches off of your waist line and you have an interest in moving to Costa Rica, this might just give you the incentive to go ahead and “go for it” and…

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