Panama for Beginners is a one-stop guide for information relevant to ExPats in Panama. Whether you are considering a move to Panama, currently live here, or are just looking to vacation, Panama for Beginners is your go to place for the things you need to know about Panama. The blog is broken up into three main sections: Before You Move, While You're Here, and When You Vacation. The blog is updated with new posts several times a week, so check back often to get the latest need to know information for ExPats in Panama.

Before You Move

All of the information you need to know before you move to Panama.

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While You’re Here

Articles to help you navigate Panama once you've moved here.

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When You Vacation

Vacation Guides on the best places for tourists to see when visiting Panama.

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Recent Blog Posts

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Everything You Need to Know About Uber in Panama

Uber, the rapidly growing, sometimes controversial ridesharing service, has been operating in Panama since March of 2014. In that time, it has grown from a niche luxury car service to a multi-option car service¬†and¬†legitimate competition for the taxis (just don’t expect them to admit that), that is the preferred method of travel for most expats […]

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Photo Blog: The Panama Canal at Night

Since the closing of the restaurant at the Miraflores Visitors’ Center a couple of years ago for renovations, viewing the ships pass through the Panama Canal at night was something that could only be done during special events, as the visitors center closes daily at 5pm. However, now with the renovation of a sit down […]