Archive for Category ‘Visitor Information’

Making the move to Panama – Vol. 40#1

February 15th, 2014
Moving to Panama

Retirees, investors, second-home seekers and professionals are the new-style immigrants to Panama

The trend to seek a retirement or alternative home abroad seems to be growing among people from many countries around the globe but especially among North Americans and Europeans. And Panama is becoming popular with these new-style immigrants.

“International Living”, the re-nowned magazine and recognized expert for promoting U.S.

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General Information

February 15th, 2014
Carro Avión Barco_opt

TAXIS: Sometimes it seems Panama has more taxis than mangos. Sometimes, if it is raining at knockoff time, it seems there are no taxis at all. In Panama City fares are based on a zoning system. A cabbie must show you his zoned map of the city if you challenge his charge.

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Shopping

February 15th, 2014
guide to mall2_opt

Panama has it all

Panama’s merchants, operating in one of the great crossroads of the world, bring to the isthmus the finest merchandise; and the volume generated by buyers who flock in from all over the Americas guarantees variety and excellent prices.

The Colon Free Zone is a significant contributor to Panama’s success as a shopping center.

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Night Life

February 15th, 2014

Nightlife in Panama has always been a hoot: from the days when Spanish conquistadores caroused the night away in Portobelo after counting their booty, to the glory days of Colon when the shows in the clubs of the Caribbean city were rivaled only by the nighttime extravaganzas of old Havana.

Panama has long been a place to party with ¨gusto¨.… Read the rest

Restaurants

February 15th, 2014
Gourmet – Los mejores restaurantes de la Ciudad de Panamá

GOURMET – Fine restaurants in Panama City

Panama City is cosmopolitan and so offers a wide choice of restaurants of nearly every ethnic variety and to suit everyone’s taste and pocket. On the opposite page is a list of some of the finer restaurants and a “ready reference” guide to their specialities and other details.… Read the rest

Hotel & Lodging Guide

July 25th, 2013

Panama City is recognized internationally as a business center for excellence. Here the hotel industry is growing rapidly making it large and competitive.

Most hotels in the country are concentrated in the heart of Panama City, but also the offer is varied on the sorroundings of the city and the provinces in the interior.… Read the rest

My Guide to Bocas

July 22nd, 2013
Bird Key in Bocas del Toro

Joan Crabtree of the Cosmic Crab Restaurant

Congratulations! You’ve finally made it to paradise….now what do you do?

Bocas del Toro’s archipelago offers gorgeous beaches, snorkelling, diving, and surfing. The rainforests, with their exotic plants and creatures are waiting to be explored. Choose a zipline, a jungle tour, a boat tour, catamaran sailing, surfing, snorkling, diving, fishing, horsebackriding….… Read the rest

Panamá Pacífico:

March 12th, 2013
Piscina tamaño olimpico en PowerClub

Community with Style

Once upon a time, not too long ago, Panama Pacifico was a master plan. The land was little more than a vast canvas…blank and brimming with potential. Until Master Planner London & Regional Panama took up its palette, and amid great swaths of green, began to build, embellish, and adorn.

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Looking for a home – Vol. 40#1

March 11th, 2013

Despite the worldwide financial crisis, the real estate market in Panama, while it has levelled off from the boom situation of recent years, remains active. Foreign buyers are still arriving in considerable numbers to look for homes and properties.

For homes, there are many developments to choose from. In Panama City, apartments constitute a buyer’s market and there are interesting offers of houses in the Old Quarter and outer city environs.… Read the rest

Making the move to Panama – Vol. 39#1

March 11th, 2013

Retirees, investors, second-home seekers and professionals are the new-style immigrants to Panama

The trend to seek a retirement or alternative home abroad seems to be growing among people from many countries around the globe but especially among North Americans and Europeans. And Panama is becoming popular with these new-style immigrants.

“International Living”, the re-nowned magazine and recognized expert for promoting U.S.

Read the rest


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