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Trump in Panama? Judas Dolls | Muñecos

Trump in Panama? Judas Dolls | Muñecos

Judas Dolls: a truly awesome tradition in Panama December in Panama. Ahhh, yes we are still running around in flip-flops and bathing suits! However, you don't have to be very observant to notice the strange scarecrow-like creations popping up in front of houses and...

Seriously. You gotta try this! – Rincon de Bahia

Seriously. You gotta try this! – Rincon de Bahia

Seriously. You gotta try this! - Rincon de Bahia Why, yes, the waves are lapping at the shore, the ocean breezes are kissing your cheek, the moon has created an illuminated "dance floor" on the water, but it is the aroma from the kitchen that will stop you in your...

Long Weekend Trips in Panama

Long Weekend Trips in Panama

Panama is a small country, so it's easy to travel to every corner of it, even just on long weekend trips, and really get to know your new home. There are buses all over and flights to locations like Bocas del Toro and San Blas, but if you own a car (like many...

Bringing Pets to Panama

Bringing Pets to Panama

When you move to Panama with your family, that means the WHOLE family -- both two-footed and four-footed members. Lots of people are bringing pets to Panama, and you can, too, as long as you follow some guidelines. This outlines the steps you should take if you and...

Getting a Mortgage in Panama

Getting a Mortgage in Panama

Getting a mortgage in Panama might take longer than the few days it would take in North America, but it IS possible. We, at My Panama Real Estate, can assist you if you are looking to secure a mortgage in Panama in order to purchase that dream home and set up your new...

5 Reasons to Learn Spanish

5 Reasons to Learn Spanish

Guess what, folks: in Panama, they speak Spanish.  Because of this, you are going to find it really handy to learn Spanish. I am valiantly attempting to learn it myself. Aaaand I have a long way to go -- which leads me to the obvious good news: you can definitely get...

Giving Back – Wheelchairs for Children

Giving Back – Wheelchairs for Children

Almost TWO years after the ‘Wheelchair Project’ was born with Think Beyond the Chair’s creator Sharina Jones, her husband Grover, our friend Tyrone Cyrille-Jones and myself, I personally had the honour of assisting the Club Rotario Playa Coronado in delivering...

UNLOCK Your 401K and Buy Property in Panama!

UNLOCK Your 401K and Buy Property in Panama!

It's time: you're ready to buy property in Panama. Maybe you've got a 401K or an IRA and the money is just sitting there, waiting and desperately wanting to move you to the beach. It's YOUR money, so how can you take control of it? A self-directed IRA (“checkbook...

Panama Cashews: Nuts or Seeds?

Panama Cashews: Nuts or Seeds?

Panama Cashews: Nuts or Seeds? I just thought cashews came from the grocery store. I loved them, but knew nothing about them -- until I got to Panama! Since making my home in this country, I have learned that cashews (marañón in Spanish) aren't even nuts. They grow on...