The question, “Is living in Costa Rica all it’s made out to be” put to Quora readers recently received (so far) six answers from Quorans with first hand experiences of living as expats in Costa Rica.
Terry LaRue wrote, “It obviously depends on who you are and what you want. My wife and I have lived here almost 4 years and we love it. However, I heard that the average stay is about 2 1/2 years here, and then people move back to the US/Canada. That seems to me about right.”
In Terry’s opinion, “if you come here looking for a cheap place to live, you will be disappointed. Overall costs here are about the same for a comparable lifestyle in the US. Some things cheaper, others