Archive for 'Panama'

How much does it cost to travel through Central America?

Posted on 12. Jul, 2011 by .

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When you travel long term, your budget becomes your Bible. This is why we wanted to share a break down on how much it cost for us to travel through Central America – including all the splurges and island vacations.

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The Panama Canal Train Ride: Is it worth it?

Posted on 03. Jul, 2011 by .

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The long anticipated ‘luxury’ train ride from Panama City to Colon turned out to be quite different from what we had expected. Is it worth taking the train along the Canal?

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Top 5 things to do in Panama City, Panama

Posted on 29. Jun, 2011 by .

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Panama City, the largest city and capital of Panama, is a vibrant city that combines modern architecture with colonial history, and offers beach getaways as well as a rainforest, not to forget the famous Canal.

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Taboga Island – The perfect beach escape from Panama City

Posted on 24. Jun, 2011 by .

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Escape the heat of Panama City for a day and visit Taboga Island where there are no cars, no rush and no noise, just the sound of the waves and a beautiful beach.

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A stroll through Casco Viejo, Panama’s historic quarter

Posted on 22. Jun, 2011 by .

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On a stroll through Casco Viejo you will see Panama’s colonial past on every corner: French and Spanish architecture, narrow brick lanes, tree-filled plazas and beautiful churches. Let us take you on a photographic tour of Casco Viejo!

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Tops and Flops of 400 days of travel

Posted on 08. Jun, 2011 by .

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In 400 days of travel, we have had countless unforgettable travel moments, and share with you here our tops & flops, travel mishaps, favorite experiences and travel recommendations.

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Hotel Tip Of The Week: Hostal Hansi | Bocas Del Toro, Panama

Posted on 24. Apr, 2011 by .

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This weekly series focuses on budget accommodation gems we discover while on the road. This week: Hostal Hansi Bocas Del Toro, Panama

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Polaroid of the week: Panama City’s Skyline

Posted on 24. Mar, 2011 by .

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After so many months rambling through colonial city after colonial city, imagine our surprise when we arrived in Panama City and saw this impressive skyline!

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Polaroid of the week: Indigenous children near Boquete, Panama

Posted on 17. Mar, 2011 by .

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On a hike through the mountains surrounding Boquete, a town in Panama’s Chiriqui region, Jaime and Dani met these adorable Guaymi kids. The indigenous group, also known as the Ngobe-Bugle, lives up in these mountains filled with coffee plantations, and the kids were all smiles as we stopped for a chat.

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Polaroid of the week: The devil roams the streets of Bocas del Toro

Posted on 10. Mar, 2011 by .

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Panamanians party hard! Carnaval is Panama’s biggest annual celebration, and while it might not be as well known as Rio de Janeiro’s Carnaval or Mardi Gras in New Orleans, it is one of the biggest carnivals in the world – with devils even running through the streets…

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