A few weeks ago I asked you, dear readers and future expats, to weigh in on what part of Panama other than Panama City itself you'd like to hear about next. Here are your responses: El Valle -- 20% Penonome -- 20% David -- 20% Boquete -- 10% Santa Fe -- 10% Santiago -- … [Read more...] about Poll Results: What Part of Panama Should I Write About Next?
Earlier today, a reader asked me "So, how was your scouting trip to Panama? Could you see yourself living there?" Our recent trip to Panama was supposed to answer two questions for us: Can we see ourselves living in Panama? If yes, do we prefer the David or Las Tablas areas? I think we've … [Read more...] about “I’ll Take ‘Panama’ for $1,000, Alex. . .”
Here in Las Tablas, Panama, a pleasant breeze blows through town during most of the day. We saw some rain yesterday morning for a few hours, but the afternoon was sunny with bright blue skies. The sun is hot, but overall we're finding the temperatures here much more tolerable than … [Read more...] about Eco-Tourism, Charity and Shopping in Panama
By the time you read this, I'll be tossing the last few items into my suitcase and heading for the airport. Today I fly to Panama to attend the Live & Invest in Panama conference, followed by a week exploring the country. This is the culmination of a decision made in January, just a couple of … [Read more...] about On My Way to Panama
(Continued from How Do You Plan for the Unknown?) So you've decided to move to another country, you've done tons of research, and you've narrowed down your country choices. The next step is a big one -- scouting out your country of choice. Ideally, you'll be able to spend two weeks to a month … [Read more...] about How to Plan Your First Expat Scouting Trip