There is a reason as to why many well-traveled citizens of the world decide to make Panama their home, especially noted in the recent reverse migration of many Panamanians. Once a retirement toss-up with Costa Rica, Panama is booming, for all ages, a boom that is shaping the quality of life in this republic. With the fastest growing economy in Central America and similarities to U.S. culture, paired with solitary beaches, cloud forests and mountains, and continuing projects like the Panama Canal expansion and Tocumen makeover, Panama is becoming increasingly more well-connected.