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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When you think of voodoo and black magic and ghost stories, you probably think of New Orleans on the home front, and maybe Jamaica or Haiti on the foreign one. Panama typically stirs up images of basking in the seaside sun with the smell of coconut scented suntan oil wafting through the air. Usually, it’s […]
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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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Let me start this article by saying that I don’t mean to get all emotional on you again. You’re probably thinking, “First the dating, then the battling depression, now finding happiness? Chris, for cryin’ out loud, go seek therapy. Call your psychiatrist friend, Juha!” Fair enough, but I got the idea for this subject last […]
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Good afternoon, friends, Hopefully you’re not too hung over after your Super Bowl party. I just want to say thanks again for all the support we’re getting. It’s truly amazing, and the emails keep coming in, making the Monday Q and A easy to put together (not so easy to answer sometimes, lol). You’ve probably […]
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Hello again, This is going to be a really short post. I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned it here before, but my kids were so excited to be a part of Panama For Real, that Marlene and I were thinking it would be great to give them their own project. As much as we love […]
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Hi everybody, Good Monday morning. I’ve gathered enough questions to do a Monday Q and A today. I hope everyone had the chance to see the Isla Taboga written report and video at Panama For Real. If not, just click here on the words “report” or “video” to be taken to them. I had a […]
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Hey friends, I thought I’d write about cost of living today. I go over cost of living in each destination we cover at Panama For Real (www.PanamaForReal.com), but it’s very location specific in those reports. So, here in this blog post, I want to cover cost of living in general. What does that mean? Things […]
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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 guys, Good morning. It’s the week of Thanksgiving and while the stores here in Panama are preparing for Black Friday (Panama started participating last year) I’m going through this week’s emails and preparing to answer your questions. We’ve got some great questions this time around too. I invite you guys to keep the questions […]
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