Category Archives: Panama

So You Want to Live in Another Country (Part 3)

Learn the language! It’s not as easy as one would think. I don’t usually post writing by other people, but this series of articles by my friend By Edgington speaks for us expats as we navigate the joys and challenges … Continue reading

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Special on Panama Relocation Tours

Many people find that getting to know Panama with a tour works well for them, and the most highly recommended tour by far is the Panama Relocation Tour. I have written about them before HERE. I don’t promote other people … Continue reading

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Moringa and Other Random Things

I’m always snapping a picture here and there of things that catch my attention, and then they accumulate until I get around to sharing them. I bought two little Moringa trees a few years ago. Moringa is supposed to be … Continue reading

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So You Want to Live in Another Country (Part 2)

My friends By and Mariah lived in Boquete, and now live in Medellin Colombia. This is the second in a series of articles By has written about the expat experience. https://link.medium.com/B0v6qe2A1V Read the article, but the main points he makes … Continue reading

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If It Isn’t One Thing…..

…it’s another. On the heels of our friend’s post about the challenges of expat life, let me tell a story of our own. (1000+ word story to follow) There is no guarantee that if you open your faucet, water will … Continue reading

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So You Want to Live in Another Country

Is the expat life for you? It works for many. It doesn’t work for many others. You can and should do as much research as possible but nothing can totally prepare you for what will happen in your own specific, … Continue reading

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New Bike Shop

There is a new bike shop in town not far from our neighborhood. It’s called Todo Bike because, as they said, they have everything bike related that one would need. Their Facebook page, with a map, is here. https://m.facebook.com/pages/Todo-Bike-Todo-En-Bicicletas-Y-Repuestos/281180432005206 .. … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Banana cookies

What do you do when you have a huge head of bananas? Slice them, freeze them, and make yummy things. When they thaw they aren’t as firm as fresh bananas but they are still good as snacks, especially if still … Continue reading

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Around Town

It’s still summer with bright sun, 94 degrees, very windy, and no rain in sight. I’m glad I didn’t plan to go biking today with this wind. Instead I cut up yesterday’s mangoes and did other chores at home, and … Continue reading

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What’s Going On?

Not much 😁 Again, days and days have gone by since I’ve been to the blog. When I first got to Panama everything was new and interesting. Now a trip to the supermarket or to the chino (neighborhood convenience store) … Continue reading

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