The question comes up often, “Should I pay to have everything shipped to Panama? Or should I just ditch it all and start over fresh?” In this article, I’ll try to help you answer that question as it was honestly one that drove us nuts when we started planning for our move to Panama. Marlene […]
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Good morning, A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the real cost of living in Panama and the real supermarket prices. After I published these articles, I got several emails and noticed several Facebook posts talking about how, after reading my articles, people were beginning to think that Panama isn’t any less expensive than […]
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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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Last week, Thursday afternoon to be exact, I got dropped off at the bus station, ready to take a bus to Penonomé, which I’ll be telling you more about in the upcoming PFR Location Report and Video. Because it was the middle of the week and the family needed the car, plus I wanted to […]
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Hey friends, Today was another great day here in Panama. Well, for me anyway. My wife wasn’t too thrilled about today’s events. She’s been suffering from a terrible cold. She’s been up half the night with horrible coughing fits and her throat has been killing her. She’s tried all the traditional meds for a cold, […]
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Hey everybody, First, I just want to apologize for not writing in such a long time. It’s been almost a month since my last post. I’ve just been swamped with side jobs and all kinds of little things going on. I’m working hard on my second book, plus my author website at www.cmichaelpowers.com, a new […]
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Yesterday afternoon, while working on my new website, I heard someone calling out, “Buenas!” It was coming from outside my front door. My first thought was, “Shoot, it’s the Buenas People. Hide.” If I’ve never mentioned it before, I call the traveling church visitors the “Buenas People.” I don’t mean it to be rude. It’s just that at […]
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So this couldn’t have come at a more perfect time. Just yesterday I wrote about some of the great things about living in Panama. One of the things I mentioned was cheap medical care. Well, yesterday evening, while playing around in the backseat of the car (sitting in the horrible 4-8pm traffic along the Cinta […]
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Yesterday, on my way to pick up my daughters from school, I was reminded of how simple things can make such a difference. It’s these little things that keep me grounded and remind me of how great this country is. It was hot yesterday, and my air conditioner in my car is messed up. I […]
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Hey everybody, I just got back from the grocery store (with 4 kids I’m there daily), and while walking up and down the aisles, I realized there’s still a lot of supermarket taboos I haven’t clued you in on. So in this installment I’m going to talk about some things that don’t necessarily fit in […]
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