"When I come down, will I be able to golf?" I was recently asked this question. I wanted to respond, “I don’t know, do you know how to play golf now?” but I didn’t. I did wonder, however, if the gentleman had done any research about Panama before picking up the phone and calling me. It’s [...]
Royal Palm Nearing Completion The stunning twin-towers of the Royal Palm residential complex located directly on the Pacific Ocean in Nueva Gorgona is nearing completion with the first units anticipated to be delivered to owners in late July. Occupancy permits are being processed and legal paperwork executed. Social areas are receiving final landscaping and the on-site [...]
I just received an email from a local Panamanian bank telling me if I use their Visa issued cards, I could possibly win a trip to Russia to watch Panama compete in the World Cup Just use your Multibank Visa and you could join the Panamanian National Team in Russia where their opening match will be [...]
I have always felt there was only one place like Panama and that was Panama itself. First, there is the unique geography. We are just a small isthmus linking the two Americas, and because the geography is so important to trade routes globally, Panama has had to fight for centuries to gain true independence. Today, we [...]
“Is Costa del Este Panama City or is it something else,” said the voice over the phone. “I’m being transferred to Panama City, but my office is in Costa del Este and many of the places I’d like to live seem to be there too. When I look on the map it’s not clear.” I knew exactly what he was telling me. Sometimes Costa del Este appears as part of [...]
Knowing where you want to retire is a huge decision, requiring a great deal of soul searching and reflection. When people come to me for advice, I take it very seriously and I work hard to help find the perfect place. It is my experience, when someone makes a poor choice, it is either because they […]
The statistics must be right about there being millions of Baby Boomers in the United States who have recently retired or planning to retire soon. I think it’s like 10,000 a day and fortunately my phone continues to ring with inquiries about what it’s really like to live in Panama as opposed to one of the […]
As the towers of Royal Palm have taken shape on the edge of the Pacific Ocean in Nueva Gorgona and the construction crane has been dismantled, the sharply reduced pre-construction prices are also being eliminated.