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Archive for the ‘Relocation' Category

How the People of EVERYWHERE Took Back Playa Paunch

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France has been writing on this blog for over a year. You can follow France and her adventures HERE… In Panama, we feel the effects of climate change every day. The weather can veer sharply from extreme drought to severe flooding, putting the people, the environment, and even the economy at risk. Food, water and…

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How to Make Panamanian Friends

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Hanging out with new Panamanian friends in Panama

The expat bubble – where all your dreams of integrating into a new culture and fully immersing yourself in Spanish remain just a wish – is easy to fall into. When I first moved to Panama (alone), I realized that making friends once you’re out of college is harder than it looks. Not only had…

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Thank you Panama Expat Community… ¡Y Gracias Lee Zeltzer!

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Lee Zeltzer

Over 10 years ago, fresh out of university, my best friend and I began a small Spanish school in this magical mountain town called Boquete. For us, from the days of our childhood, Boquete had always been the most special place on earth, and it was natural that we’d come to Boquete, and try to…

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Things to Know That Can Make or Break your Panama Vacation

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Tourists doing exercise at Cinta Costera in Panama City, Panama

When I first arrived in Panama City, I expected it to be a booming metropolis full of English speakers. I expected to have to order all the products that I’m used to using from the U.S. rather than buy them right here. I had a long list of expectations and assumptions, which the city continues…

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Thinking About Moving to Boquete? Great Resources to Help You Settle In

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So you’ve visited Boquete Panama to study Spanish and want to return – for keeps. Or, maybe you’re researching Boquete and want to dip your toe in the shallow end, stay for a bit and see if this is your kind of place (if planning to relocate, rent for a while before buying!!!). There are…

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