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10 ways to live better for less in panama
January 10, 2014
10 Ways to Live for Less in Panama
When I left the heat of Texas for the spring like weather in Boquete Panama I knew I’d save a lot of money by not using an air conditioner...
December 1, 2013
Do Your Dream
I’m writing from an island in the Caribbean Sea… Bocas del Toro.  It is only a few hour’s drive from my house in the mountains of Panama.  My son...
November 8, 2013
How Big is the Penalty if You Do Not Get Obamacare?
this article is from FORBES Stories about the Affordable Care Act often tell readers that they’ll have to pay a $95 penalty if they don’t get adequate health insurance...
October 11, 2013
Panama Pet Peeve #2 – Cat Treats
My cat, Elizabeth, moved to Panama with me.  She loves… LOVES.. Temptation cat treats.  But you can’t find them anywhere in Boquete or David. I have been to every...
September 30, 2013
Panama Pet Peeve #1 – Mexican Food
On every Panama Relocation Tour people ask me what I do NOT like about living in Panama.  I had to think long and hard about it because I really...
September 27, 2013
Panama Relocation Tours – Day 7
by Richard Detrich The End The goal of the Panama Relocation Tour is to give folks who are considering relocating to Panama a boots-on-the-ground experience of Panama while visiting...
September 26, 2013
Panama Relocation Tour – Day 6
Authentic Panama – the real deal! After a hearty breakfast in Boquete and an official group photo, we were back on the bus for our trip across the Continental...
September 23, 2013
Panama Relocation Tours – Day 3
by Richard Detrich, author of Escape to Paradise After a night in Santiago and a hearty breakfast we headed West to the province of Chiriqui, home to David, Boquee...
September 23, 2013
Panama Relocation Tours – Day 2
By Richard Detrich, Author of Escape to Paradise After breakfast at Sheraton Bijao overlooking the pools and ocean, the group boarded our bus to get on the Pan American...