Lifestyle

These are the top 10 countries to retire in, according to US expats who made the move well before the coronavirus pandemic

International Living’s Retirement Index, an annual comprehensive guide to global retirement destinations curated by US expats, was released. The ranking takes several factors into consideration, including the cost of healthcare, the cost of living, the process of obtaining a visa and owning property, the access to entertainment, and the ease […]
These are the top 10 countries to retire in, according to US expats who made the move well before the coronavirus pandemic
Lifestyle

Methanol is colorless, odourless, and responsible for at least 19 deaths in Costa Rica. Here’s how to protect yourself from tainted booze when travelling.

Costa Rica’s Health Ministry has issued an alert after people died from drinking adulterated alcohol. Methanol, added to counterfeit and bootleg alcohol to increase potency, can be deadly but hard to detect. Being aware of your surroundings and knowing the signs of alcohol tampering can help keep you safe. Visit […]
Methanol is colorless, odourless, and responsible for at least 19 deaths in Costa Rica. Here’s how to protect yourself from tainted booze when travelling.
Lifestyle

A treehouse-style resort nestled in the Costa Rica rainforest is the world’s best hotel for 2019. Here’s what it’s like to stay there.

TripAdvisor’s annual Travellers’ Choice awards celebrate the world’s best hotels and resorts. This year, Tulemar in Costa Rica was named the top Travellers’ Choice hotel in the world. Travellers who visit the resort can choose to stay in a variety of rooms, ranging from bungalows to private villas. The resort […]
A treehouse-style resort nestled in the Costa Rica rainforest is the world’s best hotel for 2019. Here’s what it’s like to stay there.
Markets

Bridgewater executive and family among 12 dead in Costa Rica plane crash

Bridgewater Associates executive Bruce Steinberg and his family were among 12 dead in a Costa Rica plane crash on Sunday. Steinberg was a senior researcher at the firm, the world’s largest hedge fund. Costa Rican authorities say strong winds or mechanical failure are likely causes. Bridgewater Associates senior researcher Bruce […]
Bridgewater executive and family among 12 dead in Costa Rica plane crash