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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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Panama Travel and Health Insurance for Tourists

Great news about travel and health insurance for tourists in Panama: Ever wonder what would happen to you if you had a medical emergency while abroad? Perhaps you already buy travel insurance to mitigate the risk of that happening? We are preparing for our first trip to Panama and I …

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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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