The REAL Costa Rica Blog

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The REAL Costa Rica Blog
I'm Tim. Writing/Blogging. Super geek. Music, Beatles to Beethoven. Photography, Art. Traveled everywhere! Life is good. Costa Rica rules!
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  • IPTV. How it works and the Skinny! 21 hours ago Some of my readers will immediately understand the letters IPTV.  Others not or maybe sort-of but want the details. (the Skinny).  Still others have no idea but will read this post because they know that when I post, it’s generally valuable info (he said humbly, lol)! This is going to be a bit...
  • Retirement Options... including Costa Rica 2 months ago Retirement Options – Humor Alert Looking for that perfect retirement spot?  Here are some ideas! You can retire to Phoenix, Arizona where… You are willing to park 3 blocks away from your house because you found shade. You can drive for 4 hours in one direction and never leave town. You have...
  • Medical Care and Options Part 2 1 year ago The purpose of this post is twofold. First, I want to thank the many readers who communicated with me after my last post, part of which discussed what I had learned from my cancer treatments.  I cannot begin to express how much I appreciate the numerous comments and best wishes I received via...
  • Medical Care and Options in Costa Rica 1 year ago I was  diagnosed with cancer last year. While I thought I had a pretty deep knowledge of medical care both private and public (my wife has been with Calderon Guardia hospital, the second largest CAJA hospital in CR, for 34 years), it turns out I was wrong.  In this post I will share some...
  • Help Wanted 1 year ago There is a lot going on in Costa Rica and I’m always happy to get some help! With my various obligations, I find I cannot post to this Blog as often as I would like (at least every day), so I’d like to invite a few folks to contribute their thoughts, opinions, humor or whatever to The […]

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Website Reviews » There are 3 reviews on The REAL Costa Rica Blog

Roger Van Parys
18:12 PM September 28, 2013

Tim's blog and web site is one the most informative out there. He tells it as it is with out the "pura vida" icing. I believe he provides sound advice and a comprehensive look at what a person can expect when moving to Costa Rica.

Niki Meeks
00:22 AM December 31, 2013

Tim's website and blog got us to Costa Rica and we have never looked back. He is so honest and informative, and thanks to him, we have been able to avoid many of the culture shocks he warned us about. We love our new home and we credit Tim and all his brutal, but necessary info for our smooth transition. His tour is not fun, but I highly recommend it if you are thinking of moving here or to any Latin American country.

Pamella Dixon
18:03 PM January 20, 2014

Thank goodness for your honesty. Contemplating this move is a major decision.

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