Expat Tales shares individual and family experiences about living in Costa Rica. Each chapter represents different viewpoints depending on when the writer moved to Costa Rica. For example, one reflects life in the country in the 1980s. Another person has experienced changes that occurred during the last 50 years. Some Expats wrote their chapters. Others are based on Questionnaires and interviews. A reader will learn a lot about the culture and mindset of Costa Ricans. You might even know one or more of the participants.