Tag Archive: Shipping

Jan 10 2015

In the Mailbag-Shipping, a Restaurant Review, and on Facebook-January 8, 2015

  In the Mailbag-Shipping, a Restaurant Review, and on Facebook Our newsletters and posts generate lots of discussion, on our website, in emails, and on facebook. Here’s a glimpse into our mailbag. Shipping As a followup to one of our recent posts about shipping, Ann & Philip H. wrote,   Not long ago, you asked for …

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Dec 06 2014

In the Mailbag – Shipping, Residency, Nicaragua, and More

Our newsletters and posts generate lots of discussion, on our website, in emails, and on facebook. Here are some of the comments, with helpful information and questions, from our readers: Shipping As a follow-up to both our article about selling our house in Baltimore and shipping 13 boxes to Costa Rica, and last newsletter’s “In the Mailbag” follow-up …

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Nov 24 2014

In the Mailbag: Shipping, Civility, & Cost of Living-November 24, 2014

Shipping Our article about selling our house in Baltimore and shipping 13 boxes to Costa Rica generated both questions and additional information, both on our website and on facebook. First, this from Shirley: Hola Paul and Gloria! We enjoyed your newest newsletter, as always! Our countdown to moving to Costa Rica is now 15 months! Our …

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Jun 05 2014

Adventures in Shipping: Transporting 13 Boxes to Costa Rica (AKA: Our Big Move – Part IV)

When we originally moved from Baltimore to Costa Rica five years ago, we came with eight checked suitcases and four carry-ons (including our cat, Cleo). We weren’t ready to ship, nor were we ready to sell our house. So, for five years we rented our house in Baltimore to a series of upwardly-mobile couples and …

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Jun 26 2013

Downsizing: It’s All “Stuff”

By Tom Bunker To ship or not to ship. That is the question. There are many differing opinions on this subject. Here’s a perspective on the joy of downsizing. Marcia and I have gone through this process twice and we can give you a few tips and things to consider. If you get nothing else …

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Apr 09 2011

Unraveling the Mysteries of Moving to Costa Rica

This 250p eBook is a great blend of personal story of the author, her husband and parents, who moved from Maine to Costa Rica mixed with incredibly helpful practical advice. A super resource for anyone considering moving to Costa Rica. First in a series. To read excerpts and to purchase, Click Here!

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Apr 01 2011

The Mainers Move to Costa Rica

Big News! Our friend Arden has just published her first book about moving to Costa Rica.  It’s called Unraveling the Mysteries of Moving to Costa Rica and is actually the first of a series called “Mainers in Costa Rica.” Through our friendship, Paul and I have been able to learn so much from Arden and …

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Feb 08 2009

To Ship or Not to Ship?

To Ship or Not to Ship? by Arden Rembert Brink Magallanes (San Ramon), Costa Rica The whole question of whether or not to bring your belongings or your car is probably one of the most hotly debated among to-be-expats. And there certainly is no single right answer. For some folks, the idea of starting fresh …

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