An interview with Gary Westphalen author of "Plan A Never Happens-Going expat to Costa Rica during the Covid-19 Pandemic" Moving to Costa Rica is not without its perils. Moving to Costa Rica during the Covid-19 pandemic? Well, that's just plain ludicrous. But freelance documentary journalist, Gary Westphalen did just that. He even survived the experience in a sane enough frame of mind to author a book "Plan A Never Happens-Going Expat to Costa Rica during the Covid-19 Pandemic".