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September 27, 2018 No Comments

Costa Rica’s Union Strike: 2018


Posted by Constance Monroe in Informational

How has the strike affected you? Summerland Relocation Services (SRS) has received various information and we have heard a number of stories throughout the Southern Zone regarding the Union strikes which began on September 10th, 2018. This article was written as an informative piece and to encourage others to share what they might know. The […]


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July 6, 2018 No Comments

What Are Your Measurements in Costa Rica?


Posted by Constance Monroe in Informational

If you have spent any time traveling anywhere in the world, you will notice that things like mileage, temperature, weighing produce, electricity or land measurement might be quite different from what you are used to. Obviously the same goes for traveling or living in Costa Rica. Because Costa Rica is so close in proximity to […]


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March 8, 2018 No Comments

SRS in the News …


Posted by Constance Monroe in Entertainment, Informational

Summerland Relocation Services (SRS) was recently interviewed by The Costa Rica Star in their February 20th article regarding the infamous Bender Estate, “Boracayan”, in the Southern Zone of Costa Rica. The story of the estate won international acclaim when John Felix Bender, the husband of the estate, was found dead with a bullet in his head […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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