With no tourist visas, living on the streets of Costa Rica has been a challenge for some travelers for many years.
But there are some easy and inexpensive ways to earn money while living in the country.
Read more:For many, it has been an enjoyable and rewarding experience, with plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and get paid to do it.
But for others, it’s been a tough road.
In an effort to help others like me, Al Jazeera has produced an infographic to show the top five ways to get by while living on a budget.
We asked readers to share their tips for living on their own and making a living in their home country.
If you have a story to share about living on your own, please email us at [email protected]