It's time for another peek into the expat mailbag. Here's a question that I haven't thought about in a while (and trust me, that's a good thing!). Utility Outages Hi, I love your website, there's nothing like hearing about a place first-hand! What about electricity, water, and internet … [Read more...] about How Reliable are Utilities in Las Tablas, Panama?
Although it's a small town, Las Tablas boasts an authentic French restaurant. Located in the heart of downtown, only one block from the Park, Restaurante Lounge El Paris occupies a second floor balcony space. Like most restaurants in this area, it's open air. Diners enjoy more cooling breezes up … [Read more...] about Bon Appetit! A Real French Restaurant in Las Tablas, Panama [review]
Sadly, There's Not Much Progress Last year, I wrote a piece about a promising new beachfront development near Las Tablas. It's the Villas Coco del Mar, and at the time we bumped out there on a very difficult dirt road, there was not much to be seen. Rolling hills, beautiful views, and a long … [Read more...] about Villas Coco del Mar One Year Later. . .
Recently I received this email from a reader. It asks questions I see pretty often about Las Tablas, Panama, so I thought I'd answer it publicly. "I will retire in about 5 years and was thinking about buying a place in Panama - Las Tablas seems to be a good match for me (of course I need to check … [Read more...] about Some Common Questions about Las Tablas, Panama
A reader just emailed to ask about how to get around and where to stay in Las Tablas. She's thinking about coming here for the New Year's celebration. How to Get Around in Las Tablas Panama has an efficient bus system. Although it might involve a transfer or two, it's possible to get pretty much … [Read more...] about Where to Stay in Las Tablas, Panama
Often I'm asked questions like, "I'm bringing my dog/cat with me when I move to Panama. Is there a decent veterinarian in Las Tablas?" We moved to Las Tablas, Panama with our three dogs in the spring of 2012. Before leaving the US, they were loaded up with innoculations, exams, the whole nine … [Read more...] about Excellent Small Animal Veterinarian in Las Tablas, Panama