The Panama Adventure

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The Panama Adventure
Moving to Panama, The Story of Our Experiences
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  • Photos by Joel 5 days ago Yesterday we decided to go out for a drive. Our destination was the Caldera hot springs which I hear are nothing remarkable, but since they are in our area I wanted to see them anyway. We fired up Google navigation … Continue reading →
  • Going to the Movies 1 week ago We have never gone out to the movies much, but sometimes there is something special I want to see. This time it was Hands of Stone, about the Panamanian boxer Roberto Durán. I really enjoyed the movie! It was very … Continue reading →
  • Growing Food, Plantains and Yuca 2 weeks ago I love to grow things in the yard. If those things produce food so much the better. In this yard we have planted bananas, plantains, pineapple, yucca, and a few other interesting things. I even have a cacao plant which … Continue reading →
  • Sometimes Luck Smiles on You 2 weeks ago Today has been a really good day in spite of some problems. Or, maybe I should say the problems were so much less because of some good things. Yesterday we had plans to do laundry. But…. no water. The water … Continue reading →
  • Just Riding Around 2 weeks ago I always have my camera with me so it doesn’t take long to accumulate a collection of pictures. The other day I rode out towards Aguacatal, one of my favorite routes. Villa Patricia is a new housing development going in … 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...

ExpatsBlog.com Expat Blog Awards 2013: Panama Silver Award!

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Website Reviews » There are 3 reviews on The Panama Adventure

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 things....how 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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