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.

Coronavirus Arrives in Panama

Tocumen airport in Panama City is a very busy international hub with flights from all over the world. Many Panamanians have the means and reasons to travel, and many places in Panama are popular tourist destinations. We figured it was … Continue reading

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Paris to Zurich

On our tour, the plan for the day was to go from Paris to Zurich. It looks good on paper, but we didn’t think about how many hours in a bus it takes to make that trip. We drove and … Continue reading

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More from Paris

For our second day in Paris we explored a bit on our own, and our primary destination was the Louvre Museum. The Louvre is something else entirely! There is no way you can see a fraction of it in one … Continue reading

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First Day in Paris

We arrived in Paris on Thursday evening and went directly to the hotel. Friday morning, the agenda was a bus tour of the city to give us a general introduction. Our Spanish guide was on the bus but a local, … Continue reading

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Flying Across the Pond

We just returned from a European tour. Of course, the first part of such a trip is to get over there. We took a Copa flight in the morning to Tucomen (the Panama City international airport) and caught out flight … Continue reading

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To Tour or Not To Tour

We just returned from  a tour in Europe – Paris, Zurich, and various places in Italy. (yes, Italy – we drive right past the affected coronavirus spots in northern Italy, but that’s another subject) The point of this post – … Continue reading

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Infection Control

With coronavirus all over the news, and misinformation all over everywhere, I thought I’d write a bit about infection control. As a nurse for 30+ years, I’m familiar with the concept. Infection control basics are the same for whatever you … Continue reading

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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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