It’s Never Cold In Costa Rica

You may have noticed that the title of this post is a reference to the TV show "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia." But there's a major difference: that show's title is meant sarcastically, since the weather in Philly is pretty awful. I am absolutely serious about the title for my post: It's Never Cold In Costa Rica. As you probably know, Costa Rica Outsider is concerned with truth and justice above all else, so I just can't sit back while my students, in-laws, and friends talk about how "cold" Read more [...]

Moldy

Hello! Or should I perhaps say... ¡Hola!* It's been a while since I posted anything to this site, but I've been traveling the last two months and it was difficult to find the time to blog. But we're back safe and sound, so now I'm here to shake out Costa Rica Outsider and let it get a bit of fresh air, you know, to get the dust and mold off of it. Speaking of mold, it's actually one of my personal least-favorite downsides of living in Costa Rica. I've talked, written, complained, and whined Read more [...]