July 20th, 2016
Beach, island, mountain, golf, and city residential projects
Despite the worldwide financial crisis, the real estate market in Panama, while it has leveled 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.… Read the rest
July 14th, 2016
Panamá 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. A Value Added Tax of only 7%, one of the lowest in Lat-in America, has also helped to make Panama the shopping destination per excellence for the region.… Read the rest
April 18th, 2016
Cross the Canal from Panama City, over the Bridge of the Americas, or the Centennial Bridge onto the Pan American Highway and you are beachward bound.
Panama’s Paciﬁc coastline from Colombia in the east to Costa Rica in the west covers about 767 miles bordering six provinces.
That’s a lot of beach.… Read the rest
February 24th, 2016
Fitting the criteria for retirement, a second home or a second investment
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 renowned magazine and recognized expert for promoting U.S.… Read the rest
February 22nd, 2016
A complete offer of services
One hundred twenty hectares and more than two hundred buildings at the former Clayton U.S. military base now harbor a thriving international community where entrepreneurial, academic, scientiﬁc, and cultural collaboration seeks to forge a more humane and sustainable development based on knowledge.
City of Knowledge offers its guests and visitors a unique experience at the region’s most prestigious educational complex –the site of a renowned program of academic, scientiﬁc, entrepreneurial, and cultural activities.… Read the rest
February 20th, 2016
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 specialties and other details.… Read the rest
July 22nd, 2015
There is much to marvel at
Panama is a country rich in history, culture and biodiversity. Its many museums reflect the nation’s multifaceted nature. The majority of them fall under jurisdiction of Panama’s National Institute of Culture (INAC), whose director, Mariana Núñez de Haugland, actively promotes all expressions of Panamanian identity.… Read the rest
March 8th, 2015
MUSEUMS IN PANAMA CITY
BIOMUSEUM – Amador Causeway. Designed by world famous architect, Frank Gehry, this museum showcases Panama’s ecological diversity. Open Monday -Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Tuesdays. Tel.: 830-6700
REINA TORRES DE ARAUZ – Curundu. (Tel. 501-4731) Exhibits a fine collection of pre-colombian art.… Read the rest
March 8th, 2015
Some of the main events of the year
Most of Panama’s country fairs take place in the dry season (Dec. to March) Like country fairs everywhere they include livestock and agricultural exhibits, rides for children, typical food and typical dancing, but each one has its own flavor. The following is a list of these country fairs with their approximate dates.… Read the rest
February 19th, 2014
at Altos del María
Camping is not what it used to be. No more the rugged pleasures of struggling with tent pegs, guy ropes, mud and bugs. At Altos del Maria in the mountains, an hour and a half west of Panama City, a novel style of holiday has been established called Luxury Camping.… Read the rest