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‘Tis the Season: How to get the best travel deals to Panama for the holidays

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It’s almost winter up north, and in Panama that means the busy travel and tourism season are nearing. If you’re looking to travel to Panama this winter, and enjoy the country’s dry, summer season, there are many options for many budgets. But no matter what your budget, and what your preferences are, if you want to travel to Panama, it’s good to travel smart. Find the best deals on flights, where to stay, where to eat, and where to shop, all before you’ve stepped foot in this wonderful Central American country. Here are a few pointers to help get you started.
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Looking to escape winter? Check out these great Panama beaches!

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Panama is known for its exquisite beaches, both for locals and tourists. And when it comes to expats, the beaches of Panama are always tops on the list of places to work, invest, retire, and vacation it. But with so many options, how do you know which beach is right for you. As always, finding your best beach fit depends on what you’re looking for. And in Panama, there’s a lot to choose from. Here’s a list of 5 of the most sought-after beach locations, that will make the perfect escape for the holidays, or any time of year!
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New species of blood-red coral found off Panama coast. : Weekly News Roundup, September 21st, 2018

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Why “Green Season” is Still a Great Time of Year to Visit Panama

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Panama is a tropical country with a tropical climate, and that means that throughout the year, the weather is pretty predictable. While some may laugh at that assessment (often, it can rain out of nowhere), the “predictable” part of the weather is that during “green season” it rains, and during “dry season” rain is rare. Because of this seasonal weather, most people choose to visit Panama in the dry season. That’s understandable, however it doesn’t really paint a clear picture of Panama’s potential as a tourist destination year-round. Here are some great things to do during Panama’s wettest time of year. Continue reading »

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Gamboa, Panama: The jungle adventure paradise on the Panama Canal

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If you’re looking for a fun outdoor activity that’s both close to the city, and immersive with natural surroundings, look no further than Gamboa, Panama. Gamboa is a small Canal Zone town that sits in the middle of a rainforest, about 30 minutes drive north from Panama City. As a town on its own, there’s not too much to do in the form of typical city entertainment, however if nature and adventure are your thing, it’s one of the most fun places to visit in Panama. It’s also home to the Gamboa Rainforest Resort, which, among offering resort-style lodging, offer a wide variety of guided excursions, spa treatments, dining, and tours! Continue reading »

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Four Great Ways to Enjoy Panama on a Short Trip

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If you’re looking at relocating to Panama, retiring in Panama, or investing in Panama, you’re going to want to check out the country for yourself first. Panama is easy to get to from anywhere in the Americas, as well as Europe, and makes for a great “research” trip, as well as a vacation. But if you’re a busy person, like most of us, you may not have too much time. That’s fine, because with a little planning, you can actually see a lot if you just have one week. You may find it easier to focus your trip based on what you want to get out of Panama in future endeavors, and that’s a great start. However, there are lots of things to do, and places to see, that can offer lots to experience and learn, for practically any need. If you’ve got just a week to spend in Panama, here are our top four favorite things to do. Continue reading »

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How to Enjoy Panama’s Casco Viejo on a Budget

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Panama’s Casco Viejo neighborhood is one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions. It’s also home to the seat of Panama’s government, and one of the hottest areas for both residential and commercial real estate. In other words, Casco is the “place to be”, and that means that by nature, prices for goods and services tend to be higher. Casco has lots of luxury options when it comes to dining, shopping, and seeing the sights, but there are also some great deals to be had, too! If you want to see the best of Casco on a budget, here are some easy-to-follow tips. Check it out!
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Think “rainy season” isn’t a great time to visit Panama? Think again!

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You may have heard of the “rainy season”, “wet season”, or “green season” in the tropics, and if you’re looking at Panama as a tourism or relocation destination, we’re sure it’s on that list. Rain is a just a part of life in the tropics, and something that keeps the air moist, the landscapes green, and the fruits ripe and plentiful. Panama’s green season (a more apt name) is a time of natural flourishing. It’s when Panama gets its color, and its soul. For many, however, this season may seem like a deterrent from visiting, or something that inhibits you from outdoor activities while on the isthmus. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Here’s why.
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Four Great Weekend Trips from Panama City!

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Panama City truly is the hub of the Americas, and because of this distinction, receives a lot of international visitors and expats. In Panama, it’s no secret that the city dominates the attention of the country, especially when it comes to business. While tourism to Panama’s interior areas and islands is huge, many city residents (and even tourists) may find themselves without a lot of time to explore the rest of this beautiful country, and on a modest budget. Luckily, due to Panama’s size, finding a cool, relaxing, fun trip for the weekend is easier than you may think. You just need to plan ahead, and know where to go. Here are four of our favorites.
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Top 4 Panama Beaches: how to enjoy both coasts, at any budget

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It’s dry season in Panama, or what locals know as “Summer”, and that means it’s beach time! In theory, you can enjoy Panama’s beaches year-round, but the dry season is especially popular as it’s almost wall-to-wall sun, and many Panamanians are on summer breaks from school and work. With so many beaches on two coasts (Pacific and Caribbean) to choose from, it’s impossible to see them all, even if you live here. This is why we’ve come up with a quick list of our top 5 favorites. Here they are, in no specific order:
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