Weighing Country vs. City - Living in Retirement
Entine also touts San Francisco's proximity to an international airport and says that although buying his condo wasn't cheap, the trade-off is that big-city living is more economical than some might think.
"Sure (big cities) are expensive in terms of housing," he says, "but the day-to-day living in San Francisco isn't that much more expensive."
And there are bargains, too.
"On the Muni (San Francisco Municipal Rail) system, as a senior I pay $10 a month for a pass and I can have unlimited bus and train rides for a month," he says.