Tag Archives: Moving

My interview is posted

My interview on the Expats Blog website is posted HERE   I get a cool new graphic too 🙂 They have also invited me to write articles for their local expert section. I’ve only been here a few months and … Continue reading

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Canasta Basica food store

We are putting together information for other expats who may come to the area. My two biggest challenges when I first arrived were finding things, and understanding Spanish.  We thought it might be useful to identify various businesses that have … Continue reading

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English, or Spanish? Expat Gringos in Panama

Disclaimer – anything I say here or anywhere else on my blog is only my opinion based on my short time of living here, and my personal experiences. I don’t claim to be an authority on anything! I was in Canasta … Continue reading

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What Did We Give Up? What Did We Gain?

Joel and I were talking about our experience so far in Panama, and decided it might be interesting if we both wrote posts separately with our thoughts. (250 words or less)  You hear about expat adjustments, frustrations, difficulties, unhappiness, etc. … Continue reading

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The Border Hop, or the Passport Shuffle

Before I tell the story, let me write a disclaimer. This is not advice, nor a reliable reporting of the laws. Do your own homework and learn for yourself what is required. This is only our experience, and our understanding … Continue reading

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Número cien (number one hundred)

Blog post number 100! Who would have thought? When I started this, it was only to keep my family and friends updated, and to document my experience of moving to Panama. Over the last new months it has evolved into … Continue reading

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It’s nice to have great neighbors!

We have really nice neighbors here. Everyone knows everyone, and they are all very friendly. I felt like family within a week of getting here. Today though, I really got to see how things work here. The “stuff” arrived today, … Continue reading

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76 million U.S. baby boomers Prepare for Retirement, David’s Airport Readies for International Flights

via 76 million U.S. baby boomers Prepare for Retirement, David’s Airport Readies for International Flights. Reblogged from Finding Myself in Panama

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More Success Found Running “TO” rather than “From” (repost)

More Success Found Running “TO” rather than “From” Another interesting article about why people move to another country, and specifically to Mexico and Panama.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Resolved

I don’t generally make resolutions for the new year but this one was easy. I am newly retired and have an opportunity to do more of what I want to do. My first goals are to learn more photography and … Continue reading

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