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March 17, 2013
Cocoa and the Kuna Indians
My daughter went to Whole Foods in Dallas Texas today.   They were offering samples of Panama Cocoa and had a brochure describing how it was from the Kuna Indians...
September 30, 2012
Life in Bocas Del Toro
Article and Photos by Linda Card In the past two weeks I’ve had the opportunity to travel to two of Panama’s most popular destinations. I live in David, so...
September 30, 2012
Panama Seasons
Learn about the two seasons in Panama. You might be surprised to learn that winter is May to November and Summer is December to April. ...
September 1, 2012
Renting in Panama
So you’ve decided to live in Panama for an extended time to see if it’s right for you. And you’re going to heed the universal advice given to expats...
July 24, 2012
July Panama Tour Recap
Today was the last “official” day of the July Retire in Panama Tour.  With our help, some attendees opened an offshore bank account.  Everyone attended the Tuesday Market.  The...
May 27, 2012
Cost of Living in Panama — Food Costs
One of the attractions of living in Panama is the low cost of living. Many retirees on a fixed income seek a place where they can live comfortably within...
June 28, 2011
Panama vs. Costa Rica
Once I decided to relocate overseas, I spent several years researching and visiting potential countries.  I wanted to live in a place with great weather where I would not...