I missed you guys. Really, I did. I’ve been thinking a lot about Panama For Real and wishing I had more time to dive back into the pool of milky white virtual paper and Verdana font. The truth is, I’ve been incredibly busy putting food on the table. I’ve said before that Panama isn’t an […]
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Hello everyone, Last night I received an email from a reader and friend, asking a question that would probably stump most people moving here from a foreign land. How much should you give at a birthday party? She and her family just recently settled down in Panama, and already, her daughter was invited to a […]
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Happy New Year! Can you believe it’s 2014 already, the year President Martinelli plans to finish up everything? Seriously, living in Panama, it seems the answer to every challenge and every new project is, “It will be completed in 2014.” So hopefully this year means an end to our traffic woes (with the new Metro […]
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Hey everybody, Sorry it’s been awhile since my last post. I took a little bit of time off to spend with the family over the holidays. I’m back now and excited to start the New Year off right. This will be a short, and very quickly written post, as I’m about to head out with […]
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Hey everybody, I posted this on our Facebook page recently, but didn’t think to blog about it here too. If you’ve noticed that I haven’t posted much lately, it’s not that I’ve disappeared or anything, I just took a short break for the holidays. I realized I was spending too much time traveling and sitting […]
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Hey everybody, happy Monday! Yesterday was Mother’s Day here in Panama. It’s celebrated on December 8th in celebration of the Feast of Immaculate Conception, which is honor of the Virgin Mary. We had a great time. I cooked dinner and a lot of mamas came over. So, I have one day in between Mother’s Day, and […]
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Hi everybody, I just want to start by saying thank you so much to everyone who has visited this site at www.PanamaForReal.com and for all of the support, the super sweet emails, and the rapid growth of my subscriber list. I’m so excited about all this. I promise not to bother the subscribers. You probably won’t hear […]
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This post is about attending a wedding in Panama. In most of my posts, I try to be helpful in some way, but every once in awhile I just have to share an experience. I remember when I first moved here. My wife always gave me a hard time because I didn’t like to dance. […]
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Wow, has it really been a month since I last wrote? Sorry it has taken so long. I used to be better at pumping out posts. I need to get back on my game. With this post, and I know I’m a little bit late, I thought I’d bring up the subject of Kids’ Day […]
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I was out today, driving through the rain soaked streets, on a mission to take photos of some of the best places to shop here in Panama. For those of you already living here, if you’ve never ventured out to some of the smaller neighborhoods, you may have never come across some of these hidden […]
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