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Home / Preface
5 - Costa Rica in Brief
6 - Map of Costa Rica
8 - Symbols of Costa Rica
9 - Introduction
12 - Getting a Bird's Eye View
14 - Why Choose Costa Rica?
18 - Costa Rica Has Many Firsts to its Name
22 - A Place That Accepts All Races
30 - The Friendliness of the Costa Ricans
33 - Ticos are Individualistic
35 - Ticos Are Different and Procrastinators
38 - Why Others Have Gone Abroad
42 - Specific Reasons for Leaving Home
45 - Culture Shock
48 - Enjoy Your Retirement by Adjusting
49 - Ways to Adjust to Your New Life
56 - Making Your Stay More Satifying
58 - Cost of Living
67 - Addresses and Directions
69 - Your Car and Driving
71 - How Not to Be Obnoxious to Locals
74 - Adjusting to the Weather and Climate
76 - Choosing the Right Climate for You
77 - City Living versus Country Living
79 - Where to Live in Costa Rica
82 - Living in Your American Style
84 - Top Quality Health Services
87 - Medical Centers in San JosÚ
89 - Dying in Costa Rica
91 - Security and Safety in Costa Rica
94 - Personal Experiences of Petty Thievery
98 - Sex and Romance
101 - Going into Business Yourself
105 - Expatriates Production Enterprises
110 - Expatriates Service Businesses
114 - The Business Environment
120 - Helpful Tips for the Newcomer
125 - National Holidays and Festivities
128 - Religion, Churches & Support Groups
131 - The Optimism and Health Link
133 - The 8 Point Formula for Anti-Aging
134 - Obtaining Insurance
136 - Early Colonial History in Brief
139 - English Language & Tico Expressions
144 - Misdemeanors That Are Now Felonies
146 - Closing Words
148 - Bibliography
149 - For More Information and Contacts
151 - Appendix
155 - Index

Clubs and Associations

The foIlowing welcome joiners:

American Legion post 10 in Escaz˙ 228-1740
Birding Club 228-2025, 267-7197
Bridge Association 239-2535
Canadian Club 282-5858, 446-7420
Chess Club 384-0936
Conversation Club 227-9225
Democrats Abroad 290-5798, 494-6260
Gun Club 235-1374
Holistic Health Club 234-9723
Kiwanis (English) 273-4276, 296-3709
Lions' Club 221-0636
Little Theater Group 289-3910
PC Club 224-9926, 228-0190
Republicans Abroad 239-2262,231-7813
Residents' Association 233-8068
Rotary Clubs 222-0993
Singles Club 289-8433, 389-9991
Veterans of Foreign War Post 656, 234-7018)
Veterans of Foreign War Post 112, 282-5944
Women's Club of Costa Rica 282-6801, 235-6716

For more complete information on clubs, associations, support groups and a calendar of various events and activities scan the Weekend Section ofthe TicoTimes. It wiIl keep you posted.


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