An island paradise! Canadian couple reveal how they sold everything and moved to a remote outcrop in Panama – and now their $94 a night Airbnb is almost completely booked out
Excerpt: “A adventure-thirsty couple from Canada have told of how they ditched their city life for a remote island in Panama and they have no regrets more than one year on.
Mark and Bethany Sikora were living in Calgary, Alberta, but sick of the sub-zero weather and increased cost of living, the duo started looking for an alternative place to put down roots.
In January 2022, the Sikoras came across a TikTok about life in Panama and within three weeks they had sold or given away almost everything they owned in a bid to relocate to Central America.
To get residency in Panama, expats can invest $200,000 in local real estate and Bethany, 30, told DailyMail.com that ‘we essentially sold our 1,000sqft bungalow in Canada for two acres of land with 10 structures on it.