For me, the best thing to do in Panama is traveling around the country because there are so many different things that you can do in Panama. You can go to the Caribbean coast and see the white sand and blue water ... Read more
Food in Boquete is cheaper compared with other areas of Panama because we have agricultural areas here. People produce their own vegetables here in Boquete. It is cheap if you ha... Read more
In a word, the thing you should be most concerned about regarding retiring or moving abroad is EXPECTATIONS. If you avoid having them you'll be pleasantly surprised by so many things and less annoyed by other... Read more
I find that, in general, in Latin America, you receive the most wonderful beside manner, and Panama is no exception. The doctors in Panama are amazing. They are just such loving, caring people. You k... Read more
After your first year in Belize, as long as you haven’t left the country for more than 14 days, you can apply for citizenship by way of naturalization. Then, after five years (six years total), you can obt... Read more
Like any place in the world with which I’m acquainted, the cost for land is largely a function of location. You’ll pay more around golf courses, places with incredible views, the better fraccionamient... Read more
There is not only good bus service in the Lake Chapala and Ajijic area, but there is great bus service throughout the entire Lakeside area. (Lakeside is defined by locals as the area between Jocotepec on the w... Read more
Your couch and chair buying options in the Lake Chapala / Ajijic area are quite limited. With the exception of one or two very interesting specialty stores that have great imported tables and more exotic and high... Read more
There isn’t really any SCUBA or snorkeling anywhere near Lake Chapala and Ajijic. There’s the lake, of course, but it is far too murky for any SCUBA or snorkeling.
The closest diving or... Read more
I can’t comment on the camping in and around Lake Chapala and Ajijic, because if there is any, I’m not aware of it. I can tell you, however, about the hiking.
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I highly recommend Yucatan state for investment and retirement. The Merida area offers an excellent overall quality of life in a laid back setting. The area is filled with so much history and culture without ... Read more
There is no doubt that you can live quite comfortably in the Lake Chapala / Ajijic area and not speak more than a few words of Spanish; expats do it all the time. Most doctors speak English, and you can always fi... Read more