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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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How Growth in Tourism Will Bolster Panama’s Overall Economy in 2019

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By global standards, Panama’s near decade of unprecedented growth has been impressive. Even during a global financial slowdown, Panama managed to stay the course and pull through. And while most of this is attributed to banking/financial services, shipping logistics, and Canal-related business, there is one market that has been making huge inroads, as well as an economic impact: tourism. Tourism has brought in millions of new visitors each year, and believe it or not, has encouraged external growth in investment as a byproduct of it. In order to adapt and survive in the modern global economy, Panama (and everyone one else) needs to adapt. Can tourism be that boost that takes them to the next level?
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New species of blood-red coral found off Panama coast. : Weekly News Roundup, September 21st, 2018

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Welcome to the Panama Weekly News Roundup! Here’s the latest. Continue reading »

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Visiting Panama on a Budget? Here’s how to do it best!

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Planning on moving to Panama or retiring in Panama? You’re going to want to visit first. For many people, budgets are tight when it comes to international travel, especially if you want to do a lot, and see a lot before making your decision to move. With so much to see in Panama, planning a full trip at a great price is important. Luckily for you, it’s also very doable, and with just a bit of preparation, can be done without a hitch. From lodging to transportation, food and entertainment, and excursions for the whole family, you’ll be able to find the perfect exploration trip, without breaking the bank. Here are some tips on how to do it.
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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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The Amador Causeway: the picturesque urban escape

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Panama City is a packed metropolis, known for its hustle and bustle, business center, and luxury residential, office, and hotel towers. These have become the public face of Panama City, and the iconic symbols of a city, and country on the rise. But if you talk about the history of the city, the Canal, and how it’s been settled over the years, you’d be remise if you didn’t highlight the Amador Causeway. The Amador Causeway and islands lay on the far south side of Panama City. The islands are connected by a thin strip of land, and subsequent avenue that connects them with the city, and have a rich history and bright future ahead of them, all in one. For years, Panamanians have been using this part of the city as a refuge from the hustle and bustle; a place to live or spend the day on the water, just minutes from downtown. 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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Explore Panama by Boat: Here are four great ways to get started!

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If you’ve been to Panama, or have been researching a trip or move to Panama, you know that this country is all about the water. Panama is an isthmus that has shores on the Caribbean and Pacific Ocean for the entirety of the nation, and its culture (and businesses) have flourished because of it. Living near and loving the sea is part of the charm of Panama, and most of the country enjoys this immensely. They also take advantage of it. Panamanians, expats, and visitors alike, love to enjoy Panama’s beaches, lakes, rivers, and waterways. Continue reading »

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What to do around Panama City for an outdoor adventure!

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There are so many things to do in Panama City, it’s hard to know where to start. Whether it’s shopping, sightseeing, live music, or wining and dining, this cosmopolitan city truly has something for everyone. The same goes for fun, outdoor adventures. One of the biggest requests from tourists, and expats staying or living in Panama, is where to find the best outdoor activities and adventures either in the city, or close by. Luckily, there are plenty, and you’ll find that your next outdoor escape is just a stones throw away, and at a budget and skill level that is sure to fit anyone. Planning to travel to Panama or stay for good? Here are our suggestions for the best things to do outdoor in Panama City.
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