Your Name Is? House Painting and Romance in Pedasi

pedasi panama

I had just arrived in Panama and within a week was moving in to my new home. The first thing on the agenda was to have the house painted. My son hired two young men who were at my house everyday for six days painting away. Needless to say we developed some sort of rapport. Spanish is a bit tricky in the name department so I wrote their … [Read more...]

Pedasi Palms – Condo’s in Pedasi

pedasi palms

Growing up around the beautiful beaches of Perdido Key, Florida I can appreciate the convenience of condo style living. A few times in my life I have lived on or near the beach in a condominium. Want to take a quick dip in the pool yet not worry about keeping it clean, maintaining healthy ph, skimming leaves or vacuuming the bottom? … [Read more...]

Pizza in Pedasi Villa Libera

pizza pedasi

Pedasi has a new authentic Italian pizza restaurant. Located on the way to popular playa el Toro, Villa Libera is a great local to get pizza or pastas served with beer or wine in a laid back open air dining atmosphere. Villa Libera is owned by a young italian couple. They offer great thin crust home made pizza and a place to stay. They … [Read more...]

Sasha Cole Design and Art Pedasi

art design panama

Sasha Cole is a friend of mine living here in the Pedasi area. She is a talented professional artist and university educated designer. Sasha has helped a number of businesses here in our area with their logo's, including popular eatery Smileys, and Pucha's. Sasha even helped me pick out the hip exterior colors for my house in Ojo de … [Read more...]

Mail from the States to Panama Uno Express

mail panama from US

One issue that nearly every expat worries about upon arrival to Panama is how to receive mail from their home country. There are various services available for those of us who need to order online goods, receive packages from family or need a business mailing solution. Mailing a letter or small package from Panama to North America or … [Read more...]

Azuero Peninsula Los Santos Dry Season

azuero dry season

It is that time of year again. Peak of the dry season on the Azuero Peninsula. Like many central american nations, all of the Pacific coast of Panama goes through a dry period between the months of January to April. The degree of dryness in different parts of the country depends on various factors, but one thing for certain - no … [Read more...]

Just a little more Carnaval en Pedasi

carneval panama 201

Unfortunately, I never made it to Carnaval at night in Pedasi. We go to bed early in this part of the world and since we don't live in the middle of town, the fireworks and endless music did not keep us up all night. Believe me, if I were living in downtown Pedasi during Carnaval I would have had to cave in and join the party till the wee … [Read more...]

Café Limón Bed and Breakfast near Pedasi

cafe-limon-panama

Named after the small community where it is located, Café Limón is a great place to stay on the outskirts of Pedasi. Café Limón is a popular bed and breakfast with wifi and an attached cafe. Owned by a young american named Devin and his Panamanian wife, Café Limón is a comfortable hotel with spacious rooms connected to a large communal … [Read more...]

Baba House Local Artisan Pedasi

pedasi panama

Traveling around the different tourist areas of Panama one will quickly notice many street artisans selling their work Baba, real name Elvis, is one of Pedasi's most talented hand-craftsman when it comes to natural material fashion accessories. Baba and his girlfriend have a shop set  up at their house and many days are at the beaches … [Read more...]

Dulceria Yely Pedasi Desserts

pedasi panama

There are few Panamanians that have traveled to Pedasi that have not stopped by "la dulceria" for a cake and a refreshing chicha. The Dulceria Yely or La Dulceria as it is locally called is both nationally and internationally known for their great sweets and sugary juices or chichas. La señora Dalila, the owner, is just as well known in … [Read more...]