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Panama vs. Costa Rica

I’ve been visiting Costa Rica since 2002, and since that time I’ve spent more than 24 months of my life there. I view Costa Rica as one of the most wonderful places in the world to live in and travel to.

But Costa Rica is not perfect — and no country is, really. But sometimes the shortcomings of Costa Rica are frustrating, so I’ve also looked into Panama, Costa Rica’s most affluent neighbor.

After three trips to Panama and a lot of research on the subject, I think the two countries have a lot in common, but also important differences.

Which place is better to live? It will be up to you to decide but here are the most important differences:

Pros for Costa Rica

Let’s start with where Costa Rica excels.Read More »