Tag Archive: Mailbag

Mar 14 2017

In the Mailbag-Relocation Tours, a Reader’s “The Good, the Not so Good and the Disappointing,” Buying Appliances, and More

We always get lots of responses and questions from readers, both newsletter subscribers and on Facebook. We recently did a two-day customized relocation tour for some nice folks who were kind enough to send us some feedback and their thanks. Here is their note: I know Paul is tired after the two day tour…His Grecia …

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Feb 14 2017

In the Mailbag-A Reader’s Experience with Medismart-January 2017

We always get lots of responses and questions from readers, both newsletter subscribers and on facebook. Here’s a note we received in our mailbag in response to the information we posted a while back about Hospital Metropolitano’s MediSmart program:  Hi Gloria & Paul I broke my right hip end of June and had to go to …

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Nov 20 2016

In the Mailbag: What Folks Gave Up to Move to CR, Why Retire Abroad, and Crime

We always get lots of responses and questions from readers, both newsletter subscribers and on facebook. Here are a few notes we received in our mailbag. In response to an article written for us by Rob Evans, “What Does It Cost You NOT to Move to Costa Rica?” we received the following comments. Philip F. …

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Oct 14 2016

In the Mailbag: Bringing Pets, Getting Residency, and INS Insurance

We always get lots of responses and questions from readers, both newsletter subscribers and on facebook. Here are a few notes we received in our mailbag. In one of our previous “In the Mailbag” columns, Vikki R. asked for advice about renting a van and driving their 10 dogs and themselves to Costa Rica from …

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Aug 02 2016

In the Mailbag: Consumer Spending, Healthcare, & Pet Transport

After our big annual cost of living issue (Our Annual Cost of Living in Costa Rica Issue for 2015), we got lots of responses and questions from readers. Here are a few: Marc D. wrote: YOUR BEST NEWSLETTER WORK YET! Thank you Paul and Gloria … keep it coming! So much empathy with this consumer spending …

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Mar 20 2016

In the Mailbag-Everybody’s Talking About the Cost of Living in Costa Rica

When we posted Our February 2016 Costa Rica Cost of Living Expenses – $1991.73 on facebook, we got LOTS of varied reactions. Here are a few of our favorites: Tom M. wrote: This month, after living here since September 11, 2013, I had my best budget month. I am no longer fighting my impulse to …

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Mar 16 2016

In the Mailbag – Gardening and Kudos All Around

Our newsletters and posts generate lots of discussion, on our website, in emails, and on facebook. Here’s a glimpse into our mailbag. Andrea writes us about Steve Johnson’s article on Gardening for Wildlife: Hello Paul and Gloria! Thank you for your blog. I try to read it most months. It has a great deal of useful information …

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Sep 14 2015

In the Mailbag: Residency in Costa Rica and Buying a Car

Our newsletters and posts generate lots of discussion, on our website, in emails, and on facebook. Here’s a glimpse into our mailbag. From Lynn T., a long-time reader of this newsletter: Going through the residency application process can be a daunting endeavor, and I strongly recommend that anyone serious about getting their residency in CR consider …

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Aug 19 2015

In the Mailbag – August 17, 2015: Healthcare in Costa Rica

Our newsletters and posts generate lots of discussion, on our website, in emails, and on facebook. Here’s a glimpse into our mailbag about our recent issue concerning healthcare in Costa Rica. From paddicakes: Just to let your readers know there are private medical options in Canada. This includes shoulder replacement surgery. However I personally do …

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Aug 06 2015

In the Mailbag – Healthcare in Costa Rica

Our newsletters and posts generate lots of discussion, on our website, in emails, and on facebook. Here’s a glimpse into our mailbag about healthcare in Costa Rica. From Tom S.: Thanks for the truthful and honest articles on the CAJA. All systems in all countries have had people with good and bad experiences, good for …

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