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.

Family Secrets and Deceptions

This is nothing about Panama, but it’s been on my mind for a while so I’m putting it out there. Secrets and deceptions have a way of blowing up a family, or at least causing all sorts of problems. We … Continue reading

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Back in the US

After 10 years of living here, I’ve made multiple trips back to the US to see family and friends. People sometimes ask if I want to go back and live there. The more time I spend here in Panama, the … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I haven’t been here in a month?! I have excuses – busy, travel, tired… I can always come up with excuses. 😁 I save things I think are interesting, but then I don’t get around to actually writing anything. But … Continue reading

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Summer and Other Stories

Summer has returned! We had a week and a half of rainy season weather with some very big downpours. This is very strange in March. It’s supposed to be really hot and dry with no rain, but I appreciated the … Continue reading

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It’s March? Already?

There were the holidays. Then it was January. Somehow February flew by. How does this happen? It’s OK with me if March flies by also. We are in the height of summer right now. I like warm weather but daily … Continue reading

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Internet, Wind, Carnavales

It’s been one of those weeks with something going on every day. We took the cars for maintenance and minor repairs. Since he’s in San Pablo we may as well stop at Pricesmart on the way (our version of Costco). … Continue reading

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Garrapatas

My new word of the day, garrapatas (ticks) 🙄 I know fleas and ticks are a problem here. Our dog was covered with fleas when we got her.(a bit of her story here https://blog.thepanamaadventure.com/2017/06/06/our-new-dog/) Her fur is so thick that … Continue reading

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Panama Coffee

First, before I forget, thank you to whomever used my link (https://panamarelocationtours.com/?ref=7) to buy spots on a Panama Relocation Tour. I’m an affiliate and the payment came at the perfect time to pay for my website hosting. The PRT business … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers

it’s summer here with hot days, cooler nights, and minimal rain. You can see the change of season in the trees and plants. This mango tree looks like it’s covered with fur, but those are actually clusters of little mango … Continue reading

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It’s a New Year

What is it going to be? What is it going to bring? Hopefully COVID is mostly in the rear-view mirror, though of course it’s still a concern along with flu and the other usual illnesses. Economic concerns are still very … Continue reading

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