Young Family Moves to San Carlos Panama

Carl, Jenine, and their 12-year-old son recently moved to San Carlos Panama which is about 10 minutes west of Coronado.

Learn why they picked San Carlos and what their transition to living in Panama has been like. Panama is not just for retirees!

There are so many amazing places to live in Panama. There is something for everyone regardless of what your budget is or what kind of weather you prefer.

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0:00 Intro
1:53 How did we move to Panama?
3:03 Our day to day
5:35 Adjusting as a family
7:00 Living in Panama with Type 1 Diabetes
8:52 Interacting with Panamanians
9:44 Safety in San Carlos
10:30 Successfully Transitioning to Life in Panama
13:00 Why we live in San Carlos
15:31 Driving
17:40 Education
21:12 Secret to Life Institute
25:17 Rental Apartment in Vista Mar – $1,600

Jackie Lange

Jackie Lange is the founder of Panama Relocation Tours and lives in the highlands of Boquete Panama. She has helped thousands of people relocate to Panama.

Reader Interactions


  1. brian swanson says

    Hi Jackie I asked this question a few wk ago. you did’t get back to me its this, we are from Canada how current does our RCMP criminal record have to be, cuz we just received it Sept. 9th -21 we are planning to come to Panama in Mar 2022 will this record be still good to start our Pensionado Visa Thx

  2. Basilios Rigas says

    HI Jackie,how much is the rent at where Carl and Jenine live it is a beautiful house and what is the exact name of the community.

    • Jackie Lange says

      When you apply for a Visa, none of your documents can be more than 6 months old. It’s really better if they are only 3 months old

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