Dinner Flamingo Costa Rica

Costa Rica Cost Of Living Update: Thanksgiving Day Turkey—$80

Thanksgiving always brings to mind a great home cooked meal: turkey with stuffing, yams and cranberries, pumpkin pie and razzleberry dressing.

But Rob can’t find the ingredients for his mother’s Italian stuffing and yams are as elusive as a reliable internet connection in Costa Rica. The turkey? Well, let’s just say $80 is a little steep when you are trying to live on $1200/month.

So it looks like we might be eating something closer to this. Like they say… when in Rome, eat soup out of a coconut.