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Panama City Casco Viejo Walking Tour

Want to get to know Casco Viejo on foot? From Magnolia Inn, visitors are footsteps away from over 30 points of interest, where some date back to the 17th century. Check out the following Casco Viejo Walking Tour, where the Panama Tourism Authority has conveniently placed bilingual explanations (in Spanish and English) at every stop. Casco […]

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10 Best Restaurants in Casco Viejo, Panama (that are relevant in 2018)

Magnolia Inn Hotel and Hostel has been around for over a decade, bearing witness to the rise and fall of many a local restaurant in Casco Viejo. Here’s a list of our top 10 restaurants (that are relevant in 2018). 10 Best, Locally-Approved Restaurants in Casco Viejo, Panama From Panamanian street food to health-conscious traditional cuisine and everything in […]

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Panama & China

Panama – China relations, also called Sino-Panaman relations, made headlines on June 12th 2017 when the Republic of Panama established diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China, and thereby severed ties with Taiwan. Jump to the following sections: Panama & China Establish Diplomatic Relations Juan Carlos Varela’s Message to Panama on the Establishment of […]

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Rana Dorada in Casco Viejo – New & Improved!

After three years of restoration, the Rana Dorada of Casco Viejo has finally opened the doors of its new location. Situated on Calle 9 Este with Calle Boquete, located just behind Magnolia Inn, the Rana Dorada features inside seating, upscale furnishing and decor, and an expanded menu, as well as valet parking. The Rana is a perfect place […]

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Panama: The Perfect Choice for Your Next Holiday Vacation

Looking for a vacation destination in the months of December and January? Look no further: Let Panama be your vacation destination! But why visit Panama when there are so many other amazing places to visit in the world? The answer is easy. Panama is a vibrant country, filled with a passion, spirit, and comfort that […]

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Panama Black Weekend, September 2017

Panama’s Black Friday 2017, a commercial event organized by Panama’s Tourism Authority (ATP), will take place in September, called Panama Black Weekend 2017, as opposed to the traditional month of November. Why? Gustavo Him, head of Panama’s Tourism Authority (ATP), explained that, “The change of Panama’s Black Friday date to September is because September is a historically […]

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Panama’s Best Beaches

From the tried and true to the unexplored, here’s Magnolia’s list of our favorite Panamanian beaches. Panama is an isthmus squeezed between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean and has 1,786 miles (2,857 kilometers) of coastline. Between the mangroves and the mud flats, there are some gems of beaches out there. This list gives […]

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Social Media Day Panama 2017

Social Media Day Panama 2017, organized by DELL, the Innovation Center of the City of Knowledge Foundation, and Social Snack, will take place on Friday, June 30th at the City of Knowledge Convention Center. Social Media Day is a worldwide event, taking place not only in Panama but in hundreds of cities around the world. Social […]

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Panama will increase its wind power production by 2018

Next year, three new wind energy projects will be added to the National Interconnected System (SIN), which will provide approximately 170 MW, making Panama one of the region’s most productive countries. The new projects, located in the province of Coclé, will add an additional 63% of wind energy to existing capacity, which reaches 270 MW […]

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Urban Market in City of Knowledge

Date: Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21, 2017 Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Urban Market Area in City of Knowledge (in front of La Plaza) What is Urban Market? In order to promote sustainable agriculture and artisan production, as well as creating new spaces for people to meet and interact, the City […]

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