Top 8 Ways to Make Money in Costa Rica for Expats

Top 8 Ways to Make Money in Costa Rica for Expats

One of the problems many expats face when they want to move to Costa Rica is finding a reliable source of income. We are talking about the younger expats who are not retired but also about the retired expat who want something to do or extra money. After doing some research and interviewing hundreds of expats that are living in Costa Rica, these are the top 10 ways for expats to make money in Costa Rica. Teach English This is certainly not a new way to earn money in Costa…

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Top 7 Jobs in Costa Rica for Expats

Top 7 Jobs in Costa Rica for Expats

For the foreigner or expat that is living in Costa Rica, not all expats are of retirement age and the ones that are may be looking to work a part-time job. In order for a foreigner to work in Costa Rica legally, they need to have a work permit or become a citizen.  Some industries are more lenient about the work permit while others can help you acquire a working permit.  Yes, some of the jobs mentioned may require special skills like learning to speak Spanish but they can be…

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10 Things about Costa Rica That the Costa Rican Board of Tourism Don’t Want You to Know

10 Things about Costa Rica That the Costa Rican Board of Tourism Don’t Want You to Know

Ticos (native Costa Ricans) , contrary to public opinion, do NOT all like Gringos ( Americans, Canadians, or Europeans ). The Tico personality will nearly always try to please and say what he or she thinks that YOU want to hear. You will very seldom encounter direct aggression …but you will definitely encounter passive agressive behavior against gringos. The bureaucracy in local and national agencies (as well as larger institutions ) can be maddening and frustrating. Ticos seem to actually thrive waiting in long lines and seemingly possess endless supplies…

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