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REPLAY: Living in Panama Conference Call

Thank you to everyone who joined me for the Living in Panama Q & A Conference call. What was supposed to be a one hour call turned in to more than two hours.  Because this is my 9th year of living in Panama and offering monthly Panama Relocation Tours, I know the answers to all […] The post REPLAY: Living in Panama Conference Call appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Medical Emergencies During a Panama Relocation Tour

This is our 9th year of offering Panama Relocation Tours.  In all that time, we’ve only had very few minor medical situations until the February 2019 tour when we had two major medical emergencies which required visits to a hospital emergency room.  I’m sharing details about these two emergencies so you can see the costs […] The post Medical Emergencies During a Panama Relocation Tour appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Funky Beach Communities in Panama

About half the people who come on a Panama Relocation Tour want to live near a beach. The other half prefer the cooler mountain weather which we visit also. During a Panama Relocation Tour, we visit several beach communities which offer a variety of different prices. We focus on the beach communities which offer the […] The post Funky Beach Communities in Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Singles Guide to Living In Panama

(NOTE:  A lot of the information in this article applies to couples too!) What do you do when you’re single and you realize that if you stay where you are living now, you may never be able to afford to retire? Or, what do you do when just want more excitement and adventure in your […] The post Singles Guide to Living In Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

The Comfortable Way to Check Out Panama

When you take a Panama Relocation Tour, you’ll be riding in a super comfortable bus throughout Panama.    It even has reclining seats, a place for luggage storage under the bus and HUGE panoramic windows so you can take in the amazing views in Panama.  The bus has a built in refrigerator which we keep […] The post The Comfortable Way to Check Out Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Q & A Healthcare & Health Insurance in Panama

On Saturday, November 17th, I had some technical difficulties with a Facebook Live so I quickly switched to a Live Conference Call instead.  This is the replay of the conference call to discuss the quality and availability of health care in Panama.  I also discussed the various options for affordable health insurance in Panama.   Some […] The post Q & A Healthcare & Health Insurance in Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Who’s Your Pilot?

Would you get on a flight to Panama if you knew the pilot had never flown a plane before? Certainly not! Would you hire a doctor who has never done a surgery to do an open-heart surgery on you? Absolutely not! Would you hire a 30-something eco-tour guide who’s only experience was working at a […] The post Who’s Your Pilot? appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Why Retire in Panama?

Panama offers a lower cost of living than North America or Europe.  The lower cost means your pension will go much further in Panama and you will not need to dip in to your savings during retirement.  My average monthly expenses are only about $1000 a month, including international health insurance.   After living in Panama […] The post Why Retire in Panama? appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

How to Get Confidence to Move to Panama

There are so many unknowns about moving to Panama.  The unknowns are what holds you back. Panama Relocation Tours will clear up the mysteries about moving to (or even visiting) Panama and take our fears away so you can make your dreams come true.  These are just some of the things you’ll learn: ♥ Why […] The post How to Get Confidence to Move to Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Driving In Panama

Driving in Panama City is absolutely CRAZY so it is really better to NOT try to drive in Panama City. Hire an Uber or a taxi to get around in Panama City. The public transportation system is easy to use too. But driving in the rest of Panama is easy… if you follow the rules […] The post Driving In Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Smoking in Panama

If you’re a smoker and planning a trip to Panama, you need to know that there is no smoking allowed in most public places in Panama.  This includes no smoking when you are walking down the street.  There are very few designated smoking areas where you will be allowed to smoke.   Most hotels will have […] The post Smoking in Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Panama’s Green Investment Visa

Panama’s Green Investment Visa

A new trend in recent years in the USA and the EU has been alternative clean investments to protect the environment and provide clean energy. Such investments reduce pollution while lowering energy costs. Panama’s green investment program is called the Reforestation Visa which is an immigration program designed to replant areas that have been deforested […] Read More Read More »

Reasons You Should Go to Panama

Reasons You Should Go to Panama

Panama has many choices for both the hard and soft adventure seeker. International experts rave about river running in Panama, including rafting and kayaking. This includes rivers where you can ride 20 sets of rapids in one afternoon. You can take an ocean-to-ocean hike across the Isthmus through dense jungle, live with ancient Indian tribes […] Read More Read More »

Finca Bayano – A Unique Intentional Community in Panama

Finca Bayano – A Unique Intentional Community in Panama

I had heard the phrase “intentional community” before, in relation to groups of like-minded individuals joining together to practice permaculture principles. I was also familiar with the term “bug out location”, since I have a few friends who consider themselves Preppers back in the states. I actually considered my move to the country of Panama […] Read More Read More »

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