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Healthcare in Panama – Good or Bad?

healthcare in Panama

What is Healthcare in Panama Like? What if I get sick? What if I have an accident? What if I need hospitalization? Naturally these are all questions on our minds. Tim and I are not exactly old, but we’re not exactly young either. We’re somewhere in the middle. We are …

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Panama Visas and Residency

Panama Visas and Residency for Expats: We have begun our research on visas and residency in the countries we’re considering. Since we’ll be visiting Panama next month – in 4 weeks and 5 days to be exact – we were reviewing the visa and residency requirements first.  What we found …

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Traveling to Mexico on IBS Diet

Mexican Food and IBS

My Experience with visiting Mexico on IBS Diet   As I said in a previous post, this is an important topic for me. I have IBS. I am lactose and fructose intolerant (thank goodness there are tests for that now) and I also have to watch the amount of spices …

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Moving Checklist – things you must consider when moving abroad

moving checklist european vacation

Moving Abroad Checklist: Consider this story: I’m so excited! My oldest baby is getting married! We’re flying out tomorrow and I’m stressing about making everything perfect. My new dress is ready. Tim’s suit is dry-cleaned and Nick’s (my youngest) new outfit is bought.  All I have to do is iron …

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Expatriate Tax Returns – things to know before you go

Taxes in Puerto Rico

Rules About Expatriate Tax Returns: I’ve been researching the subject of U.S. taxes for individuals living abroad. I have to tell you that there is a lot of conflicting and misleading information out there. So, I decided to go back to the source – IRS – and find out for …

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Moving Tip: Number 1 Thing You Must Do Before Moving Abroad

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What’s the first thing you must do before considering moving abroad? We’ve been preparing for our move abroad. Doing the research on each country. Visiting. Talking to others. And even planning longer trips. What we’ve found is that there are certain things that one must do before even considering pulling …

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