Moon Living Abroad in Panama
By Miriam Butterman
First Edition, January 2010
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Writer, editor, and teacher Miriam Butterman left her home in New York to make a new life in Panama—and hasn’t looked back. In Moon Living Abroad in Panama, she shares her firsthand advice on making the move easy for all who want to follow in her footsteps.
Moon Living Abroad in Panama is packed with essential information and must-have details on setting up daily life, including obtaining visas, arranging finances, gaining employment, choosing schools, and finding health care. This relocation guide also includes practical advice on how to rent or buy a home for a variety of needs and budgets. With extensive color and black and white photos, illustrations, and maps, Moon Living Abroad in Panama will help you find your bearings as you settle into your new home and life abroad.
Miriam Butterman is a freelance writer who left New York City for Panama with a two-year contract and the idea that she would return to Manhattan. Nine years later, she holds residency in Panama. A language arts and writing teacher by career, Miriam has also worked as a business manager within the hospitality industry in Central America, an experience that further developed her expertise on living and working abroad.
Miriam has worked as an editor for the Panama Eagle and as a journalist for the Panama Star, Central America’s oldest English-language news source, and has contributed to Panama 9°80°, a travel and leisure magazine. She has also forayed into the local music scene as a singer, working with Panamanian artists and musicians. She currently owns a home in the reverted Canal Zone area, and enjoys the sights and sounds of the tropics from her writing desk.