Another Successful Tour thanks to Mountain Dew

I just finished my February relocation/retirement tour and as usual everything went as smooth as silk. I had 13 lovely people from all over the U.S. First, we toured the Central and South Pacific. My guests seemed to agree that the sunset from the Mariposa Hotel high above beautiful Manuel Antonio National Park and the … Continue reading Another Successful Tour thanks to Mountain Dew

Barrio Amon remains an attractive draw for tourists

By night, however, the area converts a notorious centre of pleasure-for-pay! By day, Barrio Amón, is an historic area illuminated with the green of nature and intertwined with ancient buildings. At walking distance from downtown San José, Barrio Amón is a beautiful pleasant neighborhood and one of the few remaining colonial districts in the country, … Continue reading Barrio Amon remains an attractive draw for tourists

New Video by Christopher Howard

I just released a 3-minute video made up of scenes from my monthly Central Valley and Pacific beach tours.

Viewers will get a brief sample of what my guests see and do on the tours. The soundtrack is a song appropriately called “Costa Rica” by Jakob Dylan. If his last name sounds familiar it is because he is the son of the legendary Bob Dylan.

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Costa Rica appears to be economically stable according to the experts

Anyone thinking of retiring in Costa Rica or purchasing property here will be please to to read the following information about the state of the country’s economy. February 8, 2013 (Reuters) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Costa Rica’s Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at ‘BB+’. Fitch has also affirmed the Short-term foreign … Continue reading Costa Rica appears to be economically stable according to the experts

Another Super Bowl at the Fiesta Casino in Costa Rica

For the last five years I have watched the Super Bowl at the Fiesta Casino across the road from Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport. So why has this event turned into an annual tradition for me? First and foremost is that the Fiesta Casino is the best place to watch the game because of … Continue reading Another Super Bowl at the Fiesta Casino in Costa Rica

My Stay in Costa Rica Tour

For almost 20 years I have been conducting monthly relocation/retirement tours to Costa Rica. I have one tour that covers the Central Valley, another that includes the Central and South Pacific beach areas and my most popular tour which combines the two previous ones that is called the Combination Tour. I also do private tours … Continue reading My Stay in Costa Rica Tour