Navigating Government Offices in Panama

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Are you ready to live or work in Panama? If you are, be prepared to maneuver through bureaucracy, especially government bureaucracy. Sounds boring I know, but like must everything else in Panama for the foreign resident it can be quite an adventure. Here are a few rules to live by when making your way through the bureaucratic machine … [Read more...]

Colibri Productions Real Estate Drone Reel

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Real Estate Developers or any other business looking for aerial video footage now have a new marketing tool available at their disposal. Colibri Productions from Ciudad del Saber in Panama City has included state of the art drone capabilities to their high definition aerial video services. I have written before about my talented … [Read more...]

Organica Panama – Organic and Natural Market

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That I know of, Organica is the only organic store in Panama. They have plant based vitamins and nutrients, not the synthetic derived garbage. Organica offers natural skin care and hygeine products, not the petroleum based chemical industry left-overs that are so prevalent in our modern world and amongst their natural baby products they … [Read more...]

La Joya de Chicá – Bed and Breakfast near Campana National Park

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La Joya de Chicá is a new bed and breakfast at the edge of the mountainous Parque Nacional de Campana in the small community of Chicá, just a short drive off the Inter-americana highway, between Panama City and Playa Coronado. The beautiful hotel is owned by a friendly Canadian expat who invested in an abandoned over grown fruit farm. … [Read more...]

Discovering Surfing Talents End of Summer Party

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To be young again, wouldn't it be nice. Play, eat, repeat. Play, eat, repeat. Those were the days! At the Discovering Surfing Talents end of Summer Party - play, eat, repeat was the itinerary for the kids in attendance. There was a BBQ, a birthday party complete with a piñata full of candy, a soccer field and multiple trampolines to … [Read more...]

Nitro City Action Sports Resort Punta Chame

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Nitro City Panama is a unique waterfront resort specializing in entertaining the young thrill seeker. I have been a guest at many different hotels throughout my traveling life, but never one like Nitro City Action Sports Resort. Motocross track, skateboard park, lake wake, kite boarding and more; Nitro City is set up for fun! The … [Read more...]

Cevichito’s Ceviche, San Carlos, Panama

Cevichito's, San Carlos, Panama

About three hours outside of Panama City, just at the town of San Carlos is a dive restaurant and bar called Cevichito's.  You'll know it by the large green building and the bus that is probably parked outside.  Cevichito's is a common place for buses making the drive from Panama City to points beyond to stop for a quick bite.  For under … [Read more...]

Clinica San Fernando, Coronado, Panama

Clinica San Fernando, Coronado, Panama

A few weeks ago I had to visit the doctor.  I was fine, just along for moral support with a friend who broke her nose.  We were in San Carlos, Panama when it happened so we took the 15 minute drive to the Pacific coast beach community of Coronado to a private clinic that was recommended by some friends. Within two hours and for under … [Read more...]

Rancho Los Toros, El Palmar, Panama

Rancho Los Toros, El Palmar, Panama

  Rancho Los Toros could more appropriately be called an oasis. Like a mirage in the middle of the desert Rancho Los Toros is totally unexpected.  Just past Coronado you take the turn off for a little town called Nance. A fee miles down the road and you'll find yourself at Rancho Los Toros. A compound made up of private … [Read more...]

Pantay Restaurant Playa Coronado Panama

Coronado Panama Pantay

Sunday evening after checking out of the condo, tired and hungry from spending the day at the Discovering Surfing Talents, we headed to Pantay Restaurant in Playa Coronado. Pantay restaurant is probably my new personal favorite in Playa Coronado.  They have a variety of different food options from Filet Mignon to hamburgers and fish … [Read more...]