Building a Dream Home in Boquete with The Hartsells
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Building a Dream Home in Boquete with The Hartsells

By: Megan Thompson May 5th, 2024   This week, Sherry and Troy Hartsell invited me to their newly constructed home in Jaramillo, Boquete, to chat about their experience building in Panama and see how their vision came to life. I climbed a few hundred meters in elevation from my house in downtown Boquete, driving up…

Moving your Belongings to Panama
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Moving your Belongings to Panama

Panama is an attractive destination for relocation; it offers a wide range of benefits and cost savings. Find out everything you need to know about efficiently moving your belongings to Panama. Let’s explore tips and tricks to move your belongings to Panama successfully. We’ll also discuss different services to help you with the process, from…

How to Handle Frequent Power Outages in Panama
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How to Handle Frequent Power Outages in Panama

One of the trade-offs of living in our new paradise is the power infrastructure is not as good as most of us had back home. This varies throughout the country, with the rural areas seeing the most power outages. However, there are solutions to ease the frustration. Watching the people post on Facebook was funny;…

The Change of Seasons has Started, and the Boquete Park
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The Change of Seasons has Started, and the Boquete Park

Panama has two seasons, the dry (windy), January through March, and the rainy (green) season, April through November. In the dry season, the winds vary from breezy to sometimes very windy in the mountains. The rainy season is typically progressive, starting in April with 2 – 3 days a week, a late afternoon shower, to…

The Economy In Panama Today (2023)
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The Economy In Panama Today (2023)

I am writing this article after 11 years of living in Panama full-time in different areas of the country. Over the years, our relocation company has assisted many people in moving to Panama, helping them with everything from immigration, healthcare, housing, shipping belongings, and more. I am also a very frugal shopper and have continuously…

Retire in Panama: Discover Why Panama is a Great Place to Retire!
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Retire in Panama: Discover Why Panama is a Great Place to Retire!

If you’re considering retiring soon, you may wonder where the best place to do so is. While there are many great places to retire, Panama is an especially appealing option for several reasons. This article will explore some of the best places to retire in Panama and how to make the most of your retirement…

A Message From the Retire in Panama Founders: 2022, The Year of Gratitude!
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A Message From the Retire in Panama Founders: 2022, The Year of Gratitude!

  Wow, what a year it has been.  Over the last five years of founding and building Retire in Panama, we have felt the highest of highs and some of the lowest of lows. We have been truly blessed this year, and we give the year a name: The Year of GRATITUDE!  We have so much…