“Moving To Costa Rica”

by Hal O'Boyle Excellent book of essays on moving to Costa Rica for less than $13! Get your copy here. (Hal can be a very funny...

Vacation Eyes

15 july 2007 In my morning meditation book, the lesson today is about practicing what the author calls The Vacation Principle. She writes, “When you're a tourist, the place you are is the most important place there is. … Everything is...

Follow The Bouncing Ball

We are home again, back at my desk next to my bed wearing my sheets (the bed, not me). So happy to be in my house with my stuff. Overlooking my valley. Through my razor wire. Which seems to have lost its lustre. Sigh. I have to tell you: I came back a tad confused....

“Are You For Real?”

My presentation went very well at the International Living Conference in Jac├│, er Herradura. Los Suenos lives up to its name… oh my, it is severely swanky! Except the coffee served in the conference was pathetic, which is a disgrace in Costa Rica. The...

Or Maybe…

I just need more to do, idle hands and all that. Maybe if I were busier, I wouldn’t have time to sit around examining my navel. I wouldn’t hear the what because maybe there is no what. Maybe I’m just making it all up for Something Important to do....

Dennis on Moving To Costa Rica

This is a letter from my friend Dennis to his friend John about moving to Costa Rica. Dennis leaves no stone unturned when investigating ANYTHING. He’s a geek and a dear man. I’ve met a few of his friends who are equally as interesting and dear. Lots of...