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Time to Take the Leap: Why you should move to Panama in 2020

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Moving to Panama and relocating your life can be a challenge, and a big leap for many people. There’s so much to consider, and it may seem like an enormous amount of effort to make it work. Luckily, if you feel this way you’re not alone. But you don’t have to be. Moving to Panama can be not only a great experience, but both a personally and financially viable choice. And if you take the right steps, and know what you’re getting into, it could be one of the best decisions you make in your life. We’re here to tell you why, and how you can make the transition as smooth and enjoyable as possible.
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Driving in Panama: The basics!

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If you’re planning on relocating or retiring in Panama, chances are, you’ve considered whether or not to drive a car there. Driving in Panama, like anywhere, has its ups and downs, and buying or using a car in Panama depends on many factors. Before you make the decision to drive in Panama, we highly recommend you do some due diligence first. Panama has one of the largest amounts of cars on the road, per population, of any country in the hemisphere. There are also numerous laws, licenses, and regulations involved in driving in Panama, so weighing out whether is worth it is critical to your plan to relocate here. In order to keep you informed, here are the basics on what you should know.
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Live and Retire in Coronado, Panama!

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Panama is rich with natural beauty and modern conveniences, and when it comes to both in one place, Coronado has it. This is one of many reasons why Coronado is one of the best places to retire in Panama. Coronado is a beach town with so much to offer for retirees; you’ll feel right at home. At the same time, you’ll also enjoy the tropical paradise that is the Panamanian Pacific coast. There’s world-class shopping, golf, great restaurants and bars, and of course, a booming real estate market. Coronado is also just an hour’s drive from Panama City, making it an easy trip to Tocumen International Airport, and all of the amenities the capital has to offer.
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Relocating to Panama? Master your Spanish in five simple steps!

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No matter what the reason you’re living in Panama for (or even visiting), you’re going to want to know, and learn as much Spanish as possible while you’re here. This is not only a great way to get by, but will endear you to the locals in a way that you can’t do without speaking their native language. Panama is a country of contrasts, cultures, and yes, languages. And that means that lots of languages are spoken, and respected amongst Panama’s inhabitants. Spanish, however, is the country’s official language, as well as its most widely spoken. We recommend you start learning a bit before you arrive, and hitting the ground running once you get here. To make things easier for you, we’ve put together a list of 5 great ways to practice, and master your Spanish while in Panama!
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Immigrating to Panama from South Africa (2019)

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For many in South Africa, the turmoil and uncertainty of recent years has become just too much, and staying put no longer seems like a good option. Right now, thousands of land owners in South Africa are under danger of either losing their land, or even worse, their lives, with no immediate end in sight, and little aid from the outside world. As chaotic as life is in South Africa, the resilience of its people is inspiring, and people are taking action into their own hands, and making the choice to emigrate. While this choice is never easy, it’s the best bet for those who want to improve their lifestyle, increase their safety, and continue to grow professionally, or as investors.

While there are many great options around the world for South Africans when it comes to emigrating, one place keeps popping up at the top of the list for people of all ages/backgrounds. That place is Panama.
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Looking for a quiet mountain community? Check out Volcan!

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Retirement in Panama is big these days, and there are many communities that cater to expats of all ages and budgets. The western mountains of Panama have long been a top retirement destination for both expats and locals, especially Boquete. But recently, and under the radar of many, another local town in Chiriqui has been quietly becoming the ideal destination to settle down in Panama. That town is Volcan, and while it’s a bit smaller and quieter than it’s neighbor Boquete, it has lots to offer as a relocation destination, and it’s getting better every year.
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How to Work Remotely from Panama

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How to work remotely from Panama as explained here involves first understanding Panama’s laws, including immigration and taxes. We cover that all here for a complete guide to working remotely. Continue reading »

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Planning on retiring to Panama this year? Start here!

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If you’re planning on relocating to or retiring in Panama, chances are you’ll need to do some adjusting. This isn’t to say that it’ll be a bad experience; simply that moving to another country, and another culture, involves a lot of changes in a very short time. Getting personally adjusted to a new life, and new lifestyle, can be extremely rewarding, and actually a lot of fun. Here are some simple tips to help you adjust to Panama, and make your stay, or new life here, much easier:
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Managing Your Panama Lifestyle on a Fixed Income? No problem!

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For most people who move to Panama, the cost of living, and being able to enjoy more on a limited budget is a big part of the draw. Living on a fixed income in Panama is not only possible, it’s a reality for many expats, and one that still allows them to enjoy life to the fullest. In Panama, living on a budget is all about choices, and knowing how to navigate the lifestyle you want, in the setting provided for you here. Whether you choose to live in the city, on the beach, or up in the mountains, you will find what you need, and at the budget you choose. Here are some tips how.
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Guide to Transportation in Panama: What you need to know

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Transportation, and knowing how to get around, is essential no matter where you live. When you relocate to Panama, or to a new country, you’ll need to get around efficiently, and in a way that is both comfortable and suits your budget. Transportation in Panama is diverse, busy, and with lots of variables that go into the logistics and day-to-day tasks to get where you need to go. Before arriving here, you should check out all of your options, and decide how you want to get around, and how much you want to spend to do so. Here are some tips on how to maximize your Panama transportation experiences.
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