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Moving to Panama 2017

In these wacky and uncertain times, many around the globe are contemplating leaving their home countries for a new and better place to call home. This post gives you some great reasons to move to Panama, what you should know before you go, and helpful tips on what to know after you’ve moved. Reasons to […]

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10 Unique Things To Do In Casco Viejo, Panama

Casco Viejo is Panama City’s jeweled little finger that sticks out boldly into the bay. With so many hip hotels, gorgeous buildings, vibrant vistas and historic charm there’s no shortage of things to see and do in the city’s historic district, but if you’re looking for some offbeat adventure within the old town, here are […]

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Church of San Jose in Casco Viejo

The Church of San Jose in Casco Viejo, or La Inglesia de San Jose, is one of the most prominent points of interest in the old city. It is home to the famous Golden Altar. The outside of the building will almost make you think that you are in the wrong place, as its exterior is […]

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Jungle Day Tours

Gatun Lake is the site of several local guide companies that operate to take tourists on Jungle Day Tours throughout the rain forests surrounding the Panama Canal and Gatun Lake region. Gatun Lake is one of the world’s most famous lakes, as it was the largest in the world for quite a long time. The […]

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Amador Causeway

Sometime’s called Panama’s Playground, the Amador Causeway, or La Calzada De Amador in Spanish, is a long stretch of road that leads people to Frank Gehry’s Biodiversity Museum, or the Biomuseo, and that connects the Causeway Islands. The Causeway Islands, or Islas Calzada de Amador, are 4 tiny islands in the Pacific Ocean near the […]

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Avenida Balboa

The largest upscale area within Panama City is the strip that runs some 3.5 km along the Pacific Ocean. It is where some of the city’s highest end real estate is located and where more development is slated. It is named for Vasco Núñez de Balboa who was a Spanish explorer, governor, and conquistador. Known […]

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Monkey Island Panama

Monkey Island Panama is home to several species of monkeys that are native to our region of Central America and there are several tour companies that offer Monkey Island tours that operate all around Gatun Lake and the Panama Canal. Visitors can get a chance to feed the wild monkeys of Monkey Island Panama. The […]

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Gatun Lake

At the time of its construction in 1913, Gatun Lake was the largest man-made lake in the world. It was created by the damming of the Chagres River, and a crucial part of the creation of the Panama Canal as its waters operate the Panama Canal locks each time a ship passes through. It also […]

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The Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is a 48-mile wide ship canal that connects the Atlantic with the Pacific. It cuts across the Isthmus of Panama and played a large, important role in assisting world trade and making the United States a world leader and power. It impacted the economy of not only the United States but several […]

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Plaza Bolivar

You’ll likely spend some time sightseeing in Panama City and walking around Plaza Bolivar, a lovely plaza located inside Casco Viejo. It is also called the Plaza de San Francisco, as it is home of one of the largest and most ornate churches in Casco Viejo, Iglesia San Francisco de Asis . Plaza Bolivar is […]

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