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Panama City Secrets: Six Spots Off the Tourist Track

Aug 27, 2015
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Small yet surprising, Panama City is a place of contrasts. A place where colonial ruins and restored mansions exist comfortably within view of towering skyscrapers. There are a plethora of sights and activities to keep fun-seekers entertained. And for tourists who like to go off the beaten track, there are...


By: Melvina Raque de Sanson In: Tourist Attractions, Weather & Travel Tips Tags: Travel Tips
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Six Tips for Fab Photographs in Panama City

Jul 28, 2015
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With a vibrant art and architecture scene—not to mention fantastic dining options—Panama City is a world capital well worth exploring. In this age of digital photography and increasingly artistic selfies, it’s increasingly important to come away with inspiring vacation shots. Thankfully, bright colors and sunny days make for a vivid palette...

Six Things to Know Before You Drive in Panama

May 4, 2015
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Though the capital’s prodigious traffic can look daunting at first glance, there’s no need to be afraid to drive in Panama. Sure, while learning your way around, you may want to avoid driving at night or on particularly rainy days—that’s good advice in any country. And in Panama, it’s essential...


By: Melvina Raque de Sanson In: Weather & Travel Tips Tags: Travel Tips
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5 Reasons Panama is a Shopper's Paradise

Mar 31, 2015
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Whether you're an avid bargain-hunter or just in the market for specific items or gifts, Panama is one shopper’s paradise that’s hard to beat. This tiny country is a shopping Mecca for visitors from throughout the Americas and Caribbean. And for the more adventurous at heart, Panama’s smaller stores and...


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Seven Tips to Help you Stay Safe & Enjoy Panama

Feb 24, 2015
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The best vacations are the ones that go smoothly. Good planning can help…but smart travelers do more than make timely reservations or check weather patterns before packing. They also take health and safety into consideration…no matter where they’re headed. With a bit of helpful information, you can stay safe, relax, and...


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How to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle in Panama City

Jan 23, 2015
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Not long ago, recycling bins and terms like “fair trade” were virtually unheard of in Panama. In much of Latin America, focus is on emerging from the developing into the developed world, and not on reducing one’s so-called footprint. However, Panama—being more modern and developed than many of its neighbors—has...


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Panama: Five Casinos for a Gamers Night on the Town

Nov 26, 2014
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Central America’s cultural capital, Panama City has the best nightlife in the region. From top tier restaurants to shows of every kind, Panama’s capital is a smorgasbord of entertainment. Venues like the National Theater and Atlapa Convention Center offer highbrow options galore. However, Panama City’s downtown area offers fun and...


By: Melvina Raque de Sanson In: Tourist Attractions, Weather & Travel Tips Tags: Travel Tips
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Nine Panama Travel Tips to Save you Time and Money

Oct 30, 2014
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One of Central America’s lesser known destinations, Panama is a great place to both take the path less traveled and save on your vacation. There are some major pros to vacationing in Panama, too. The country’s small size means distances are easily covered. In a matter of days you can...


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Panama: Ten Reasons the Rainy Season Rocks

Sep 18, 2014
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Almanacs will tell you that Panama’s rainy season is about seven months long, from May through November. They’re not wrong, but the stats can be misleading. Fact is, you need more than a string of data to understand Panama’s climate. Spend a little time here or compare Panama to other...


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Ten Popular Panamanian Treats (and Where to Find Them!)

Aug 12, 2014
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Panama is arguably Latin America’s most international destination. Thanks in large part to the Panama Canal, this tiny isthmus is home to populations from all over the world: Israel, India, Lebanon, China, France, Brazil, and Argentina…to name just a few. So what is true Panamanian cuisine? The spicy, fiery flavors of...