Right now, the city of San Jose is just starting to get back to its usual routine after a fun filled holiday season. The kids are still out of school in Costa Rica and many parents remain on vacation. This leaves parents with the dilemma of keeping the family occupied in a cheap and inexpensive manner.
Sure you could take the kids out to see the latest movie, take them out to restaurant in Costa Rica or even for a sightseeing tour of a museum but these trips only last for a few hours leaving everyone with many spare hours for the rest of the day.
Christmas is now just a few weeks away and the black Friday sales are over. In our last article about christmas shopping tips in Costa Rica, we learned about Black Friday sales being mostly hype and now we will go into more ways to save on Christmas shopping without going over your budget.
Before we go into some more useful shopping tips just remember that you should always ask for a receipt, always have an established budget and report any misleading practices.
Christmas is just over a month away and already the holiday decorations and sales are visible in stores all over Costa Rica. Black Friday has recently become popular in Costa Rica and every store is starting to advertise their Christmas decorations.
However, keep in mind that the Black Friday sales are mostly just a hype in Costa Rica where stores are just saying they are having a sale while in reality it is not much of a bargain if one at all.
For the home owners living in Costa Rica who are thinking about leaving your old home in search of something better, you may want to read this article first. Renovating your home could be a better option than buy a new home in Costa Rica.
The big question however is which option is cheaper and better?
As a country that emphasizes education over having an army, Costa Rica is the ultimate destination in Central America for tourists and for people looking for a new way of life. “Pura Vida” or the pure life is the motto of Costa Rica that thousands of expats every year have chosen to adopt for themselves.
They are basically two types of expats that live in Costa Rica. The one that has chosen to retire in Costa Rica and the one that is not of retirement age and still needs to make a living.
Since CostaRicaAhorro.com is about finding bargains and saving money in Costa Rica, I thought I would share these great ideas on recycling common household items and turning them into practical useful things that you can use.
The ideas are ideal for not only saving money but are also good for the environment and are great projects to do if you happen to have kids in your house.
So keep reading if you want to see more...
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