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…
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 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?
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!
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!
This weekly series focuses on budget accommodation gems we discover while on the road. This week: Hostal Hansi Bocas Del Toro, Panama
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…
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.
We were recently nominated by Nicole and Cameron, the Traveling Canucks, a project which was started by Tripbase, with the goal being ‘to unite bloggers (from all sectors) in a joint endeavor to share lessons learned and create a bank of long but not forgotten blog posts that deserve to see the light of day again’. Read on for the seven we chose!