3 REASONS NOT TO LIVE IN COSTA RICA (AND 3 REASONS YOU SHOULD MOVE THERE NOW!)
It took a while for my husband and I to pluck up the courage to sell our house and most of our belongings then move to Costa Rica, a continent we’d never visited before with a language we didn’t speak.
ONCE A TRAVELER, ALWAYS A TRAVELER
3 Reasons Not to Live in Costa Rica
Before leaving New Zealand we spent months researching which Central American country would be best for us before finally settling on Panama and rejecting its more popular neighbor Costa Rica
Costa Rica Seemed:
1. Too touristy. 2. Too over-priced. 3. Too over-run by expats.
But we kept our options open and decided to travel around Central America and visit as many potential places to live as possible before deciding where to lay our many hats. We traveled through Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama and Costa Rica before finally deciding Costa Rica was the one and only place that really got us excited for permanent residency.
In the end, we knew living in Costa Rica would be the place we’d love most.
3 Reasons You Should Move to Costa Rica Now
So why was moving to Costa Rica preferable to other countries in Central America?
1. Although it’s a popular travel destination Costa Rica is still wild, untamed and rugged.
2. Costa Rica was the only place where the wildlife is really rampant. I hope it stays that way.
3. We discovered that where once we’d have been glad to be the only expats in town that wasn’t fair on our kids.
We ended up spending 18 months in Central America and living in Costa Rica for most of that time. Swipe up to read more about all the amazing benefits we found during our time.
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