Tag Archives: Monteverde

4 Good Reasons to Move to Costa Rica

Before you move to Costa Rica, you must search within yourself to gain insight as to your motivations.  If you move for the right reasons, your chances of successful cultural integration will increase.  Below are 4 good reasons to move … Continue reading

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Simplifying in Costa Rica: Paper or Plastic….or Neither!

Before moving to Costa Rica from the Texas, I had moment where I felt I “hit bottom” as an American consumer.  It happened at HEB Plus, the massive superstore where I had been doing most of my shopping for 8 … Continue reading

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Simplifying in Costa Rica: Reduce, Reuse, Recyle

One of the reasons we moved to Costa Rica out all the many countries we considered is it’s prevalent culture of sustainability and conservation.  You can live in Costa Rica and be enslaved by consumerism, produce a ton of trash, … Continue reading

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What Do You Eat in Costa Rica?

One of the questions I am often asked by friends and family is what we eat in Costa Rica.  Last week, I blogged about where I shop for food.  This week, I will focus on how I put everything from … Continue reading

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Reflections About Buying Food in Monteverde in Pictures

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What I Have Learned from Shopping at the Farmer’s Market

When I first went to the Feria de Agricultor, or farmer’s market in Monteverde, I noticed some small, red fruits covered in a shell of tiny tentacles.  They looked like something brought back from Mars!  I did not know what … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Shop at La Feria

One of the best things about living in Monteverde is the Feria de Agricultor, or farmer’s market that happens every Saturday morning in Santa Elena.  I highly recommend that you visit la Feria if you live here or are traveling … Continue reading

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