Category: Culture

Strike in Costa Rica and Its Effect on All of Us

As the now declared “illegal” strike continues into the 5th week, most of the expat community in the Atenas area has been celebrating that we have not been affected, but

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How we limit our Personal Growth by Being Judgmental

How can we improve our personal growth?  By not being so judgmental. Let’s face it.  We all feel superior.  We feel that our culture and our ways are better than

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The 10 Secrets to Happiness

Why are some people so happy? Here are 10 secrets to finding your happiness.

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The Giving Town

In times of terrible hardships and survival such as in the wake of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, it is always amazing as to how people come together to give what

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Raising a Family in Costa Rica

After living 18 years in Costa Rica and raising a family here, would I do it again?  You bet.  We live in the small central valley town of Atenas, and

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Why you really NEED a Realtor when buying property in Costa Rica

Sometimes being a Realtor is not the most respected profession.  I understand that there are lots of people out there, and especially in Costa Rica, who are not professional, are

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