Gloria

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Name: Gloria Yeatman
Date registered: March 30, 2011
URL: http://www.retireforlessincostarica.com
Jabber / Google Talk: bluem21

Latest posts

  1. Why retire outside of the U.S.? — July 8, 2015
  2. Monkey Rescue Misadventures: Mal Tiempo, Buena Cara — August 28, 2014
  3. Travel with Confidence When You Purchase Travel Insurance — May 7, 2014
  4. Home Again…Again – How We Celebrated Our Five Year Anniversary of Living in Costa Rica — April 21, 2014
  5. Sad Reminders of the Uncertainty of Life — March 14, 2014

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Oct 26 2013

Integration – The Path to New Adventures

When you move to a foreign country, many things will be different than in your home country. The people may speak a different language, their customs and food won’t be the same as back home. They may look different, and the way they do things might not make sense to you. You may be tempted …

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Jul 15 2013

Cooking Class in Oaxaca Mexico – Muy Sabroso!

For me, one of the highlights of our trip to Mexico was taking a cooking class at Casa Crespo in Oaxaca. Sure, I can make quesadillas and burritos, even fajitas, but the preparation is more Tex-Mex style. True Mexican cuisine is so different than what we’re used to in the U.S. and I wanted to …

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Jul 15 2013

Appreciating the Mist

It’s misty today. We’re deep into the rainy season and, while it doesn’t rain every day, we seem to spend part of most days in the clouds. They make everything look mysterious, as if there could be some secret place just beyond them. I can hear the river, now replenished from the recent rains, rushing …

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Apr 21 2013

Reinventing Yourself in Retirement

(Updated October 28, 2015) A couple of years ago, we received an email from Rob, who was considering the idea of retiring in Costa Rica. He wrote, “After the finances, my biggest worry is how I will spend my time.  I have read about male expats who spend a lot of time at the bar because they …

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Apr 20 2013

9 Tips to Find Your “Perfect Place” in Costa Rica

Okay, you’ve visited Costa Rica a couple of times, read everything you can get your hands on, and you’ve decided to retire here. The reality of such a big move hits you, and you want to make sure that every decision along the way is the right one for you. I don’t blame you. San …

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Apr 02 2013

A Day in the Life – March 17, 2013

It’s Sunday morning and we are finally getting some “down time.” Sounds funny, doesn’t it? Here we are, retired in Costa Rica, and we’re busy. We’re often on-the-go. The difference is that we are only as busy as we choose to be. We had a long day in the sun yesterday after  spending the day …

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Mar 15 2013

Info About New License Plates in Costa Rica

As often happens when new laws are enacted in Costa Rica (and, I am sure, elsewhere in the world), there is a lot of confusion about the details. The issue of new “mandatory” license plates is no exception. The Tico Times recently published an article that explains that the new plates are NOT mandatory yet …

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Feb 10 2013

Meeting You Face-to-Face

In January, we had several opportunities to meet and talk with folks who read our website regularly and it really hit me that we write here makes a difference in people’s lives. So I wanted to start off this month by saying a big “Thank you!” Thank you for reading, thank you for trusting us, …

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Dec 22 2012

Moving On: Part II — Change is Hard. Really.

Even when it’s a good change, it’s still change. It disrupts your habits (which can be good), relocates all of your possessions, and messes with your body and mind. And if you have pets, well, it can freak them out. We moved into our new rental house this past week and spent the night for …

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Dec 22 2012

Moving On: Part I

One of the great things about renting is that you are free to pick up and move so much more easily. We have always thought that it would be great to try living in other parts of Costa Rica, or even to visit other countries, like Mexico, Ecuador and Nicaragua, for months at a time. …

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