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Panama
Panama
This small country boasts mountains, rainforests, 1,500 miles of coast (your pick of the Caribbean or Pacific) and - of course - the magnificent canal, where you can gawk at giant supertankers being raised and lowered through the locks.

Forget exchange rates: Panama's currency, the balboa, is pegged at parity with the U.S. dollar, and the dollar itself is accepted virtually everywhere.

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Last updated April 18 2008: 10:05 AM ET