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October 30, 2017 2 Comments

Recovering From Tropical Storm Nate by Constance Monroe

Posted by Constance Monroe in Informational

Many things have gone back to normal since Tropical Storm Nate caused so much destruction on October 7th. Traffic is flowing although there are a quite a few alternate routes due to road closings; flights are back up and running; power and water have been restored and some people who were placed into shelters have […]

September 2, 2017 No Comments

Happy Labor Day from Costa Rica; What and When to Celebrate While Living Here by Constance Monroe

Posted by Constance Monroe in Entertainment, Informational

For Americans living in Costa Rica this Labor Day weekend is rather underwhelming since it is not celebrated at this time of year here. Costa Rica celebrates their “Workers Day” (or Labor Day) on May 1st; as do many other countries.  Like the holiday in the U.S., it is a national holiday and many businesses […]

August 21, 2017 1 Comment

Surviving the Rainy Season; Tips for Mold by Constance Monroe

Posted by Constance Monroe in Informational, Personal Stories

The first time I arrived in Costa Rica during the rainy season I was shocked at how quickly things get damp and moldy. We had rented our house to someone while we were back in the U.S., but our renter had vacated about six weeks before our arrival. We made arrangements to have the house […]

August 8, 2017 4 Comments

Drunk and in the Gutter; A Reaction to Moving to CR by Constance Monroe

Posted by Constance Monroe in Informational, Personal Stories

Perhaps I’ve always made choices which were not exactly what most of society would call ‘traditional’ or ‘safe’. Or maybe I just come off as a bit of an odd ball or misfit to some people.  Perhaps what is really going on is that I am looking for a reason why during many of the […]

July 17, 2017 No Comments

Thoughts on Relocating: an interview with Jane Gregson

Posted by Constance Monroe in Informational, Personal Stories

Summerland Relocation Services (SRS) was founded by Jane Gregson, providing relocation services to Americans and Canadians coming to Costa Rica for almost 15 years. Because she is no stranger to travel, Jane is actually an expert in her field for about double that amount of time. Jane has lived in and traveled to Korea, Taiwan, […]

May 19, 2017 3 Comments

Shipping Your Stuff to Costa Rica by Constance Monroe

Posted by admin in Informational

Relocating to another country can often be overwhelming when thinking about all of the “stuff” you want to bring with you. I’ve heard many stories of people who have relocated several times to various locations and the way in which they handle their belongings have been different depending on their experience. For example, if you […]

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