It's a dream many of us have at some point during our lives: Sell everything and move to a tropical country. Some 50,000 Americans now call Costa Rica home, and for reasons beyond the weather — a slower pace, the wildlife, the culture and the concept of "less is more." But relocation is not a beach for everyone. My Generation asks several American ex-pats just how they did it and what they might do differently.
Also of interest: 9 questions to ask before moving to another state.