Money and Banking

Many people write to me about living in Costa Rica, asking what it’s like, how to move here. Mostly, they ask about schools and money. Schools are pretty covered on the blog; money has not been. A complicated topic, I’ll tell you what little I’ve...

Worth It’s Weight In Aluminum

If you are wondering why your bag is so heavy after a week of traveling around Costa Rica, you probably have a pound of change gathered at the bottom. In the states, you pretty much want to throw your pennies away. They are worthless unless you’ve gathered...

Travel Tips #2

Costa Rica is a vacationer’s wonderland. I’ve had several visitors and everyone is wowed as we were! So fun to show “new” (like we are “old”) visitors around! On the forums and on the blog, future visitors write asking about Places...