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Gercia, Costa Rica


We talk to ex-pats and others about their decision to sell everything, pack up and move to Costa Rica!




8: February 2016 Budget & Expenses - Special Podcast

Join us as we talk about our Costa Rica budget - how we budget and spend money in Costa Rica. This month, we not only came in under budget, we crushed it! Find out how much and how by listening to the show!

Duration: 00:23:42

7: Dan & Cindy Gaskell - 6 Months in Costa Rica

We talk about our first 6 months in Costa Rica and discuss what's coming up in the next 6 months. We also say we're sorry and lots of other stuff!

Duration: 00:33:07

6: Nadine Hays Pisani - Happier Than A Billionaire

Nadine Hays Pisani is the author of the Happier Than A Billionaire series. The third book Happier Than A Billionaire: The Escape Manual has just been released and is the "how to" on moving to Costa Rica. Nadine is originally from Linden, New Jersey, a town known for it's Exxon refinery. Despite the high levels of benzene fumes and occasional toxic spills, Nadine had a wonderful childhood and has no apparent side effects from the pollution. She eventually became a chiropractor (as did her...

Duration: 00:54:48

5: Steven Friedman - My Satirical Side

Steve Friedman is a former Physical Therapist, artist, and photographer who moved here from Denver with his wife Martha in 2013. He currently spends his days Blogging Political Satire and chronicles of his life and adventures in Costa Rica and elsewhere. He also does Digital Art and occasional oil painting.

Duration: 00:53:15

4: Paul and Gloria Yeatman - Retire For Less In Costa Rica

Paul and Gloria moved to Costa Rica on April 1, 2009 with 12 suitcases, two laptops, one trunk, and a cat. They came to Costa Rica to simplify their lives and to retire less expensively—and much sooner—than they ever could have in theU.S. Having attended college in Mexico, this move fulfilled a life-long dream of Paul's to live in Latin America again and Gloria's desire for some adventure. They love their new lives and have no desire to move back to the U.S. Paul and Gloria stay...