10 Reasons to Move to Panamá

With the crazy U.S. elections, many Americans are considering options for leaving the country.  There have been a number of articles popping up about countries to which you can “easily” immigrate.   As a person who has lived abroad in multiple countries, I can tell you… it’s not so easy!  Most countries have significant restrictions….

Tips for Visiting Panamá City

Panamá’s Panamá City (Ciudad de Panamá) is a great place to enjoy some relaxing, fun, interesting Latin American culture, and it’s generally safe and inexpensive. Popular excursions include Monkey Island, the Panamá Canal, and several nice beaches.   If you plan on visiting some day, following are my top 10 tips: 1. Pack light. The weather is…

Libby’s Travel Credit Card Tips

As a follow-up to my previous post, Libby’s Lifestyle FAQ, following is my response to the question: What are the best credit cards for someone who frequently travels and stays in hotels? I find the following cards to be the most valuable for my lifestyle: American Express BlueSky Preferred – Main benefit: 2x American Express points for $1…

Visiting The Netherlands as an American

I lived in the Netherlands for 2 years, and my daughter attends the University of Amsterdam. I have recently had some friends ask me for tips for a visit there, so I thought I would share those tips via this blog. First of all, The Netherlands (actually, Nederland) is the name of the country… not…