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Capital City: Panama

Currency: US Dollar, Panamanian balboa

Official languages: Spanish

Neighbouring countries: Costa Rica, Colombia

Interesting places to visit include: Panama Canal, Gatun Lake, Ancon Hill, Biomuseo, Avenida Balboa

Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST -5)

Largest City: Panama City

Travelling to Panama is like a mix of New York City – with its high-towering buildings with amazing architectures and Hawaii beaches and refreshing views of the oceans and bay.

Whether you prefer visiting a big city or a small town, swim in the ocean or hike In the mountains, whatever is on your list, Panama will surely cover it up for you!

There are so many things that this country has to offer especially if you’re not just travelling but wanting to look for a retirement destination.

Some of these perks are – their excellent and reasonably priced health care, their stable government, plus an affordable standard of living and many more to mention.

My Trip to Bocas Del Toro in Panama

By |2019-03-27T18:17:35+02:00March 17th, 2014|Central America, Panama|

The time has come again. I have to leave the country to renew my Visa and decide to make a trip to Bocas del Toro in Panama. To the islands I have heard about so often from friends and other travellers. It is like in Paradise. The people are so friendly. The vegetation is amazing. I start with high [...]

Things to do for Free in Panama City, Panama

By |2019-03-27T18:18:11+02:00November 8th, 2013|Best Things To Do In, Central America, Panama|

Walk along the waterside promenade, watch people dancing and get to know local inhabitants. Often it are the small things that make your day special. 1. Walk along the waterside promenade  The waterside promenade in Panama City is a lively place and connects downtown with the old city of Panama. It is predestinated for walks and a [...]

Free Hugs in Panama City

By |2019-03-27T18:14:12+02:00October 11th, 2013|Central America, Panama|

After an horrible Border Crossing from Costa Rica to Panama and a 17.5 hours trip from San José, Costa Rica I finally arrive in the afternoon at the bus terminal in Panama City. My hostel is in Marbella. I first want to go by bus however I realise soon that it is quite difficult, takes a lot of time [...]