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Fun and Cheap Things to Do in Panama City, Panama

Panama City, the capital of Panama, is a modern city framed by the Pacific Ocean and man-made Panama Canal. Casco Viejo, its cobblestoned historic center, is famed for colonial-era landmarks like the neoclassical Palacio Presidencial and bougainvillea-filled plazas lined with cafes and...

Gatun Lake All-Inclusive Experience

When I started planning our Panama trip this past fall, I knew that going into the jungle would have to be part of our experience. I loved staying in the Amazon in Peru and my aunt is a huge birder (it’s her job as a biologist!) so we had to go. Visiting Gatun Lake ended up being the...

Incredible Panama Itinerary

Panama is a country linking Central and South America. The Panama Canal, a famous feat of human engineering, cuts through its center, linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to create an essential shipping route. This one week Panama itinerary will help you see some of the best places in...

How (NOT) to Visit San Blas, Panama

The San Blas Islands of Panama is an archipelago comprising approximately 365 islands and cays, of which 49 are inhabited. They lie off the north coast of the Isthmus of Panama, east of the Panama Canal. A part of the comarca Guna Yala along the Caribbean coast of Panama is home to the...