Archive for Category ‘Visitor Information’

Museums

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. 830-6700

REINA TORRES DE ARAUZ – Curundu. (Tel. 501-473 I) Exhibits a fine
collection of pre-colombian art.… Read the rest

Events 2015

March 8th, 2015

Some of the main events of the year

Country Fairs

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

Panama – a good choice

March 8th, 2015

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 fo promoting U.S.… Read the rest

Restaurants

March 6th, 2015
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

Beaches

February 20th, 2014

Fronting two oceans, Panama offers a connoisseur’s choice of beaches, both on the mainland and on islands just offshore.

PACIFIC SIDE. 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.

From Punta Chame to Farrallon stretch 40 miles of sun-blessed Pacific beaches for surfing, sunning, swimming snorkelling and senorita-watching.… Read the rest

Notebook 2014

February 19th, 2014

Luxury Camping 

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

Making the move to Panama 2014

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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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

Looking for a home 2014

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