What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?
How long have you lived there?
What activities, clubs and organizations would you recommend to newcomers to help them meet others?
Hang around the "cevicherias" where most tourists end up sooner or later.
Also the Coldwell Banker Salinas office, where expats are welcomed by the manager, a charming lady who speaks English, Italian and Spanish, and is always ready to give good advice on different subjects.
In terms of religious, racial, economic and cultural diversity, are the people of this city or town diverse? Are they accepting of differences? Describe.
The people are most diverse and respectful of other's beliefs. You find all colors of skin mixing with absolute harmony.
What are the main industries in this city? What types of career opportunities commonly exist? How do most people find new jobs?
Fishing and tourism.
In general, what are peoples' priorities in this city? For example, do lives revolve around work, family, socializing, sports, etc.?
The life is around the gorgeous beaches of Salinas itself, Chipipe and to a lesser extend Punta Carnero, as it is a dangerous beach because of riptides.
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If a friend of yours was thinking of moving to this city or town from far away, what other advice would you give them.
Get to know the place before you commit, as everywhere else, you have to like the place with its pros and cons.
In getting a place for rent or purchase, stick to licensed real estate brokers as there are many "unofficial" brokers who will get you in trouble... guaranteed.
I was a victim of one of them until I contacted the Coldwell Banker people. As far as I go, they are the only professionals I trust!