Author Archives: Kris Cunningham

About Kris Cunningham

We live in David, Chiriqui Provence, Republic of Panama! This blog is about some of our experiences in our new country.

Thank You

You all are the best blog readers. I love your comments and participation, and I’ve also had the pleasure of meeting quite a few of you when you come to this area. Some of you all have also taken the … Continue reading

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What is Your Stuff Worth?

I ran across an interesting article recently. We all have stuff. We all leave our homes one way or another when we can no longer care for ourselves, or we reach the end of the road in this life. If … Continue reading

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Crazy Times

Well, maybe a little crazy for us, which isn’t much but once in a while we need to go sort out something. I’m minding my own business this morning, when an IDAAN (water company) truck and three guys with IDAAN … Continue reading

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Shipping Household Goods to Panama

I ran across this article by Panama Relocation Tours. https://panamarelocationtours.com/shipping-your-household-goods-to-panama I have mentioned these folks in the past because of their many happy customers. (If you book a tour, use my affiliate link please https://panamarelocationtours.com/?ref=7) They also write a lot … Continue reading

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Cost of Living, January 2020

Once in a while, now usually once a year, I track expenses just to see where we are at, and to share the info with you all who want to know the actual costs for one couple living in David, … Continue reading

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Money, Money, Money

It’s pretty much impossible to live without money in this day and age. Money buys us necessities, luxuries, lifestyles we like (or wish we had), and gives us a sense of security if we have some in the bank. Many … Continue reading

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Bob Adams report

Bob Adams has lived and worked internationally for many years, and now lives in Panama. He shares a wealth of information on both his website and his YouTube channel. His latest report can be found on his website https://www.retirementwave.com/reports  Look … Continue reading

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Surviving Financially in Retirement

I read a sad article today about the plight of many seniors who don’t have enough money to live on, and have to work well into their later years. According to 2016 statics, almost half of homeless people are over … Continue reading

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More Shopping Options

The Federal Mall is a big deal here. They have been working on it for years, and it’s supposed to have over 300 stores,  bigger than the famous Albrook Mall in Panama City. Stevens opened in December, and Felix opened … Continue reading

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City Mall, David Chiriqui

Chiriquí Mall is on the Panamerican Highway on the west side of David. It’s next to Pricesmart, has a movie theater and other stores, but hasn’t been exactly a hot spot in town until a few months ago when the … Continue reading

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