The doctors in Mexico are very good. I haven't been in any little places where doctors do not have ongoing education to keep them up and current with what's going on. Most of my experience has been in Los ... Read more
If you buy the land, the price to build a house in Coronado, Panama depends on the size of the house, how many bedrooms it has, and the finishings you want. Building a house in Coronado, Panama costs between ... Read more
There are lots of English-speaking doctors in Mexico. English is something that’s mostly required, especially in Ajijic and the general Lake Chapala area, because it’s a big community that speaks Engli... Read more
Over the last 10 years, various cities in Australia (Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney) and Canada (Calgary, Vancouver, Toronto) have ranked among the best places in the world in which to live or work. But... Read more
Readers, expats, especially American expats, have been welcomed and received a warm welcome since U.S. expat Stirling Dickinson (the man pictured here) moved to San Miguel de Allende in the 1940’s. His effor... Read more
Since others have answered this question giving you examples of the nicer places in Panama City I will tell you about the "tipicos" or Panamanian places.
Normally, the Panamanian tipic... Read more
Panama has (I believe the exact number is) 24 venomous snakes. These fantastic and wonderful creatures are rarely seen. On occasion the hog-nosed viper will be found in urban areas around storage sheds, rarely used cl... Read more
Are the contributors all real estate agents? There is no way that $2000 is average and expected. Learn Spanish! There are countless opportunities to live comfortably for less. Costa Rica is more expensive than Panama ... Read more
Dangerous animals in Panama? After 14 year living here. I can say that the Panamanians are the dangerous animals, when money gets involved.
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Drinking water from the local tab in Granada is very safe. We have been here since 2015 and have had no issues drinking tab water wherever we go. Safe travels and enjoy your stay.
Valladolid is a cultural GEM! Located half way between Cancun and Merida, Valladolid is a 450 year old Mayan masterpiece, safe and secure.
Life in Valladolid is "Muy&n... Read more
For me one of the joys of living in Latin America is I can afford to have a maid, as house cleaning is not my favorite pastime. In fact, there are many other things I prefer to do with my time than cleaning house!&nbs... Read more