Panama City - Post Report Question and Answers

Are there any particular mental health issues that tend to crop up at post, such as Seasonal Affective Disorder (winter blues)?

While a tropical country with sunlight, the number of rainy days can be depressing. It can rain non-stop and kill simple pleasures like running on the Cinta Costera in the morning or late afternoon. This is not a drizzle that I am talking about. I mean full-on monsoon-like rain with plenty of flooding. - Dec 2021

Lots of rain (almost daily for nine months) can hamper the lifestyle. - Oct 2018

Not really, but it seems that many people think that this will be an easier tour than it actually is and the disappointment in the lack of customer service, apathy among employees, limited things to do, and the lack of a downtown community make people want to curtail from here. - Sep 2018

Rainy season is long and hot and humid. You have to wake up super-early if you want to exercise outside in weather that is "bearable" - Mar 2017

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