Not Feeling The Love

The Arias administration doesn’t seem to like gringos anymore. If it ever did, which is seeming less and less likely. Last week, it published a new proposed immigration bill which, if passed, will effectively eliminate the gringo middle class here. Pensionados,...

Himno Nacional de Costa Rica

We have one and a half years to learn the National Hymn of Costa Rica. If I listen to this everyday, I’m sure I can master it. I will also know how to spell National Hymn of Costa Rica in several languages: Lyrics so you can sing along: Noble patria, tu hermosa...

Squatters

A woman wrote to me recently about buying a house in Key West. Once she found out I live in Costa Rica, she wrote this: I have a question since you are living in Costa Rica. This is where my husband originally wanted to get a home. We had even started to look when we...