Island Traders, Bocas del Toro, Panama

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I love to shop.  I'm an absolute machine when in a retail environment.  I have an inner compass that always directs me to the cutest shops, boutiques and stands.  While in Bocas del Toro my shopping heart led me right into Island Traders.  It was like I died and went to heaven. Island traders is owned by a woman named Francesca who's … [Read more...]

La Arena de Chitre

Chitre, Panama, Herrera, Artist, Art, Market

Just north of Chitre, on the road to Divisa, is the small town of La Arena. La Arena is nationally known for it's hand made pottery and fresh bread. There are panaderias (bakeries) on nearly every corner in La Arena and between the panaderias there is probably a small family owned shop selling their hand made pottery and hammocks among … [Read more...]