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September 30, 2013
Panama Pet Peeve #1 – Mexican Food
What do I miss from the USA? Good TexMex food! There are Mexican food restaurants in Panama but it's not so good.
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...
July 1, 2013
Moving to Panama – One of the Best Decisions I Made
The beauty of Panama caught my attention three years ago when I visited this country for the first time. Its picturesque highlands, beautiful beaches, great weather, and amazing culture...
March 30, 2013
Good Friday in Panama
Panamanians take their holidays seriously, especially religious holidays. No “adult beverages” can be bought at restaurants or stores. I went to PriceMart today only to find out it.. and...
March 27, 2013
Cost of Living in Boquete Panama
What does it cost to live in Boquete?  That’s the question I get asked most often.  And it’s the most important question you need the answer to before you...
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...