How’s the Beach?

Because we live right on one of the most beautiful beaches in Panama, we have a very good idea about how crowded our beach could be. From our 22nd floor dwelling, we have over 25…


Good-bye, Henry !

WELCOME 2016! 2015 was a very good year! It was a very good year for us as a family. It was a great year for our business and for our clients. It was a wonderful…


CHRISTMAS

Christmas was displayed everywhere right after Halloween! In the US and in Panama. Christmas carols come out of every store when you enter a shopping mall. This was about the time when we started planning our…


Chocolate in Panama is HOT!

As I sit here, savoring the flavor of a beautiful blue-winged butterfly made with premium Panama dark chocolate, I am remembering the wonderful Noche de Chocolate (Chocolate Night) we hosted here in Gorgona just last…


Casco Viejo (The Old City)

Protection from Pirates! Location, Location, Location The last time I wrote something here about Panama’s history, I was telling you about Panama Viejo, which was the ancient capital city of Panama. Panama Viejo was completely…



Wrestling Crocodiles in Panama!

How I Spent My Christmas Vacation One thing we definitely didn’t do for Christmas was go to the mall to buy new winter outfits! No. Having gotten rid of all heavy garments, we shopped instead…



MONEY, MONEY, MONEY!

What kind of currency is used in Panama? When folks travel to a foreign country, they expect, of course, that each country will have its own national currency. Well, here’s another great thing about Panama:…


CONTADORA!

A Pearl of an Island! When our son Nik joined us for some days in Panama, we wanted to go someplace where he could dive or fish, a place with “action” for a guy in…