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Hawaii vs. Costa Rica: the Cost of Paradise

I’m typing this from the 19th floor of an apartment in Waikiki in Honolulu. I will be visiting three Hawaiian islands for 12 days each.

Before that, I spent almost six months in Costa Rica — and I have myself spent most of my winters there for the past 4 years.

I’ve also visited Hawaii on a couple of occasions before, but more importantly Hawaii has been on the radar more than a few times as I was looking for a place to get away from the harsh Canadian winters.

If you’ve thought about moving to a tropical paradise — either part-time or full-time, there’s no doubt that you’ve also considered Costa Rica or Hawaii — or both — for obvious reasons.… Read More »