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How to get from Panama to Nicaragua?


in Nicaragua by @inannavega 8yr  | 2 comments

Iโ€™m spending three months in Columbia and have a plane ticket from there to Panama City. The goal is Granada, Nicaragua. Unfortunately, I will have a bit of luggage on this trip, so Iโ€™m not all that excited about moving around too much by bus. As I will be staying in Central America for the foreseeable future, I will be able to return to Panama. What would you do in Panama if time were limited? Is it worth it just for a day? Should I return later without so much luggage and wait to see Panama until then? Any thoughts?

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@harris 8yr

Panama City is worth it โ€ฆ thereโ€™s an old colonial area worth wandering aroundโ€ฆ thereโ€™s a boardwalk area worth wandering aroundโ€ฆ thereโ€™s plenty of life in Panama City.

As far as going to Granada โ€“ umโ€ฆ you can flyโ€ฆ you can busโ€ฆ you can get a shuttle to the border in Davidโ€ฆ rent a car in costa ricaโ€ฆ drive up the west coast to the nica borderโ€ฆ or drop off at liberia airport and get another shuttleโ€ฆ and then rent a car on the nica sideโ€ฆ or get shuttles the whole way. (I donโ€™t know your budget.)

Bus would be least expensiveโ€ฆ You could also send your luggage via DSL and ride a bicycle if you wanted :slight_smile: LOL. Many many ways to get from Panama to Granada. (I love Granada btw โ€“ nice choice โ€ฆ the little islands with houses on them there are really coolโ€ฆ some good food, art, furnitureโ€ฆ nice colonial town - youโ€™ll love it.)

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Thank you, Harris Fellman! Thatโ€™s exactly what I was looking for. Some idea of where to begin planning. Thank you!

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in Panama by @anonym 8yr 8 years ago  | 23 comments

Iโ€™m from Europe and is looking for a country where I can declare my residency, mostly for tax purposes. Panama seems to fit everything. The plan is:

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  • Get clients to pay me in that company

Since Panama has territorial tax, all income earned outside Panama has zero taxation.

Is it just that good or is there some hidden catch? I live in a Scandinavian country and they just hate to let people go. Will there be problems in paradise?

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