The Panama Adventure

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The Panama Adventure
Moving to Panama, The Story of Our Experiences
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  • Band Report 12 hours ago Whew! We did it! I mentioned in the past that I was learning bass, and this weekend we went out for my first gigs. It went as well and better than I hoped and our audience was super enthusiastic. So … Continue reading →
  • Mango Pancakes! 2 days ago It’s one of my favorite breakfasts. 1/4 cup oats, mixed with enough water to moisten well pinch salt and a pinch baking soda one egg chopped mangoes Mix it all up, melt some butter in the pan, and cook until … Continue reading →
  • Wow, Florida, Whew! 6 days ago We may be living in Panama, but after living in Florida for 17 years before moving here, events in Florida have been very much on my mind. I still have many friends there and I’ve been following their Facebook posts. … Continue reading →
  • Crazy Times from Mother Nature 1 week ago Fires in the northwest US, three hurricanes at the same time, and one of the biggest earthquakes hits Mexico. It seems like crazy times on our side of the world. My west coast daughters are getting used to smoke in … Continue reading →
  • The Expat Experience and Mental Health 2 weeks ago Moving to another country is unlikely to cure any mental health issues. It may, in fact, make them worse. You are experiencing big changes and probably have lost some of your usual support systems. Blaise Dismer is a mental health … Continue reading →

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  • The Top Ten Questions about Living in Panama Expat Blog Awards 2013 Answers to the Top Ten Questions everyone asks about living in Panama1.    What is the Cost of living?This topic gets the most traffic on my blog by far. For us, living here is about 1/3 of what it cost us in Florida. Rent / housing is a lot... Expat Blog Awards 2013: Panama Silver Award!

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Nikki Menees
20:19 PM April 22, 2013

Would love it if you have time to really tell us the truth about living in Panama. I'm 64 and my partner is 62 and we're going to be working ourselves into an early death if we can't find an economical way to retire. Boquette sounds like the perfect place for us but we need to talk to real expats living there to be assured of getting the real story. If you wouldn't mind could you send some info about yourselves and how you came to move and live in Panama and if it is really possible for us. I subscribe to IL but all they want to do is sell you stuff. You don't know how wonderful it would make us feed to be able to talk to real expats living there. Thanks.

Les Simering
02:14 AM December 27, 2013

I too am thinking about escaping the day to day life in the States. I am retiring in 100 days and interested in relocating to Panama. I love to fish and explore. Would like to know a couple of does uncle Sam take to sending SS checks to a foreign country??? Does he take any before it leaves his homeland? How difficult is it to obtain partial financing on a home....less than $40k. When you purchase a house do you get a deed to the property? Are boat and car purchases reasonable?

Camilo Quelquejeu
17:34 PM June 01, 2015

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