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Cowboys vs Pirates: A Weekend in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner | Posted 02.15.2014 | Fifty
Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner

I try not to tell people our horse got bitten by a snake and died -- it tends to put some people off the idea of visiting us here. It also put me off horse owning for a minute, even though one of the reasons we chose to retire here is that Costa Rica is a horse-y country.

How Retirees In Costa Rica Really Spend Their Days

Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner

If we'd retired to Paris, I would be lingering over overpriced coffee at a sidewalk café; if it had been the Cotswolds in England, I'd likely be trainspotting. But my husband and I retired to Costa Rica, so I spend a large part of my day sweeping poop out of the house.

5 Great Reasons To Retire To Costa Rica's Caribbean Coast

Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner | Posted 10.13.2013 | Fifty
Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner

I wouldn't exactly call it a rivalry, but retirees and vacationers alike tend to fall into one of two categories; those who go west in Costa Rica, especially to Jaco (the closest beach town to the international airport) and those who head east to the Carib. And this, of course, makes perfect sense...