An Adventure on our Central Pacific Relocation/Retirement Tour

At the end of August I took a group of 10 people on my Central Pacific Relocation/Retirement Tour. We first visited the Jaco beach area. The highlight of the place was the sunset from Hotel Villa Caletas. The hotel is built on the top of a mountain with an incredible 180 degree view of the … Continue reading An Adventure on our Central Pacific Relocation/Retirement Tour

How to get by on a Shoestring in Costa Rica: The Story of Banana Bread Steve

This purpose of this article is to show one person’s resourcefulness and courage in the face of adversity. The author is not advocating moving to Costa Rica with little or no money. About three years ago I met Steve who had lived in Hawaii for many years. He moved here because Hawaii had become very … Continue reading How to get by on a Shoestring in Costa Rica: The Story of Banana Bread Steve

The Advantages of Living, Retiring or Investing Abroad

Recently I had the pleasure of leading a group of potential residents on week-long trip around Costa Rica. I would venture to say their ages ranged from 45 to 60 years old. Most came here to explore the country with the goal of eventually relocating. After a week of travelling all over the country, viewing … Continue reading The Advantages of Living, Retiring or Investing Abroad

Why I live in Costa Rica or Why Smaller is Better

The first week of December I visited my home town of Thousand Oaks, California. I had not returned in almost seven years. The first thing I noticed was that a lot had changed dramatically. Due to a construction boom, I could barely recognize some of the areas of town. It seemed like everything had become … Continue reading Why I live in Costa Rica or Why Smaller is Better