A Nice place to live. Costa Rica as the fine way to retire. With the highest rate on literacy in central america. secure areas, friendly people.

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A Nice Place to Live

Since the beginning of the world, finding the right place to live has been a big deal. People are very careful when selecting the right place. In my opinion, Costa Rica meets every single requirement. In order to find a nice place to live, a person should look for a city with a low crime rate, good educational system and friendly people.

First of all, a low crime rate is basically what a person is always looking for. Costa Rica is one of the countries with the highest level of security. There is no terrorism and over all neighborhoods are very calm. There is not too much noise around the neighborhood and you can actually see the streets are very neat. Therefore, most Americans find this country as an alternative place to retire. A combination of secure areas and low crime rate is what everyone needs in order to feel safe.

In addition, Costa Rica has one of the highest rates of literacy in Latin America, estimated at 98 percent. Primary and secondary education is free, and attendance is mandatory between the ages of 6 and 18. Most of schools receive English education as a second language; consequently, people from Costa Rica are very educated. Therefore, a person from Costa Rica can be easily recognize just by hearing the way the person talks. A high level of education is what everyone needs in order to succeed in any part of the world.

Furthermore, friendly people are always a blessing. A person from Costa Rica knows how to make friends because they are good listeners. People that are raised in this kind of atmosphere are able to carry out any task. A person feels more secure about himself because his surroundings are full of...