Why People Leave their Country and Move to Panama?
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Why People Leave their Country and Move to Panama?

  There are many reasons why people leave their country and move to Panama. I moved here 7 years ago and have spoken to dozens of expats about their reasons for their move. Although the reasons are vast, the majority fall into the five reasons I will talk about below. Leaving your country to move…

Expats Discover the Town of Pedasí as a Retirement Destination
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Expats Discover the Town of Pedasí as a Retirement Destination

Expats began discovering the town of Pedasí as a possible retirement destination a few years ago, and now the secret is out. Pedasí is in the province of Los Santos, situated on the south-eastern tip of the Azuero Peninsula on Panama’s Pacific coast. It is a four-hour drive coming from Panama City. Back on our…

Carnival in Panama; It’s All About Music, Dancing, Costumes, and of Course, Getting Wet!
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Carnival in Panama; It’s All About Music, Dancing, Costumes, and of Course, Getting Wet!

– Carnival has a deep cultural significance throughout Latin America and the Caribbean; Panama has become one of the biggest and best Carnival destinations. Carnival in Panama has been celebrated since the early 1900s in style similar to New Orleans and Rio de Janeiro. This party is four days long and is celebrated the four…

Is Panama a Tax Haven for You? It Could be, So Learn Some Facts!
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Is Panama a Tax Haven for You? It Could be, So Learn Some Facts!

Lets first discuss what the word “tax Haven” is, and how I am referencing it here. I am not discussing how to hide money from your government, to pay less taxes. I will be discussing how to use different countries official tax systems, to pay less taxes. Panama has recently been touted as one of…

The True Cost of Living in Panama in 2020: A Cross Country Analysis

The True Cost of Living in Panama in 2020: A Cross Country Analysis

This article will discuss the cost of living in Panama. The article was originally written in February 2019, and it is now March 2020, but the inflation rate in Panama for 2019 came in at -0.5%, so the number are very relative.  A comfortable retirement lifestyle is provided for many people because of the cost…

Your Friends and Family will Probably Say “Are You Crazy?  Move to Panama?
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Your Friends and Family will Probably Say “Are You Crazy? Move to Panama?

You know, when I first made the decision to move to Panama and told some of my friends and family back in Canada, they thought I was crazy. Some of them even thought that panama was a country embroiled in rebel war. I knew that was not true, as I, like you also know, have…

Retire to Panama: Find Out Why People are Flocking Here
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Retire to Panama: Find Out Why People are Flocking Here

Panama is one of the best countries for expats to live in and it is fast becoming as one of the world’s best retirement destinations. Panama offers many benefits compared to any other Central and South American destinations. Tax advantages, privacy advantages, low cost lifestyle – to name a few. In addition, you’ll find some…

Pros and Cons Of Living In Panama
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Pros and Cons Of Living In Panama

Panama is an excellent country to move to or retire in with several expat communities and wonderful visa programs aimed at absorbing retirees and other members of the public into the Panamanian economy, there are a few pros and cons of living in Panama. These pros and cons are facts most people may tend to…

Why Panama is a Great Country to Move to or Retire In
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Why Panama is a Great Country to Move to or Retire In

When making the decision to move overseas, there is so much to consider such as the kind of security as well as healthcare available in the destination of choice. But even as more and more people choose to move or spend their retirement years abroad, Panama remains a top expat destination for a number of…

Expat Communities in Panama: Which are the best?

Expat Communities in Panama: Which are the best?

Apart from the numerous landscapes and beaches scattered all around, there are also excellent locations for expat communities in Panama, as many expats from around the world live here. These expat communities offer various lifestyle options to suit the growing needs of retirees who have decided to take the leap and move to Panama. Expats…