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.
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?
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.
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!
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.
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.
The buzz around spring break destinations has begun with internet top ten lists spouting out the usual spring break ‘hotspots’. Some people might prefer the predictable debauchery in places like Cancun, Acapulco or Panama City, but for those looking for warm weather, sunny beaches, cheap beer and, for the young ones out there, a lower drinking age, we have some alternative spring break destinations tips, after spending the past nine months traveling through Mexico and Central America…
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.
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!
This weekly series focuses on budget accommodation gems we discover while on the road. This week: Hostal Hansi Bocas Del Toro, Panama