Here is a picture of my Barbie doll pink Beach Cruzer. She's only 6 months old, but she looks ancient. I've already had to replace a main spring bolt and tube in the front tire, and I haven't yet replaced ... Read more
At the edge of the Atlantic, which a persuasive current has aided the migration of Europeans to cleave the Isthmus of Panama for the Canal, and now mid- stream central to the modern jet route along the north/south lat... Read more
“Bless me, Father. It has been ten years since my last confession. Leastwise, that was when I committed the ‘sin’ of my exodus from Philadelphia, PA to the Promised Land of Belize. You see, Father, t... Read more
Panamá has recently invested several million dollars in their road infrastructure, making it one of the most modern systems at least in Latin America, connecting the airport to the city via a beautiful highway 20... Read more
I hear you are Belize bound. Maybe I can help. No, packing plates wasn’t what I had in mind. Sorry. Be of good cheer, though, that your porcelain will remain safely out of my CLUMSY hands.
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Patritzia Pinzon lives in the fabled city of Casco Viejo, the oldest quarter of Panama, where formerly neglected buildings are restored to their historic grandeur, and where Patrizia's active participati... Read more
So how did this all start?
So there we were. Bored, in the jungle, and getting jungle fever. We were looking to socialize over beers, snacks, and music, all while working out an... Read more
A bridge. Some hills. A river. Interesting? Taken individually, maybe not so much. But wait! If you can find all three together, then you almost have a match made in heaven. I... Read more
After a year and a half of reading over 4,700 answers and 200 stories posted by the expat experts who contribute to Best Places, I've learned a thing or two.
Below is an article I... Read more
Phil McGuigan has some stories to tell. In this interview, he recounts to Jet Metier about his ties to the man who eradicated malaria in the Canal Zone and about the time he wrestled the richest man in ... Read more
Wow! You have just finished reading a local paper and you have seen 14 different 'Realtors' advertised!
How do you know which one to choose? Do you go for the one with the... Read more
It was two years ago, December 9, 2012 when we landed in Panama City. As excited as I was, the fact that I had bronchitis dampened that feeling a lot. Day two found us looking for yet another round of antibiotics. I b... Read more