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We've been writing about all things Panama for over 10 years. So search our blog to plan your vacation. From must do's, where to party or eat, to which beaches and hiking trails you shouldn't miss. You'll find great insider info about Bocas del Toro, Panama City and Boquete, as well as Panamanian culture, customs and traditions, and certainly tips and advice for learning Spanish while on vacation!


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Blog Posts by Emily Becker

Language Travel Consultant at Habla Ya Spanish Schools

Escape to Carenero | Bocas Day Trip: Beach, Paddle Board, Kayak, Snorkel…

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This is the third post of a series of 10 things to do in Bocas del Toro, Panama for less than $25. So let’s get straight into it! You wake up and it is a beautiful Bocas day. Sun shining, not a cloud in the sky, already hot at 8AM, you know, the perfect beach…

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Take Panama back home: Spanish, “Tranquilo” & Adventure

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After a year in Panama, I have arrived back in the USA. It is a strange feeling. Though I would love to stay in Bocas, my life is moving me in a different direction right now (a very exciting direction), which will have me in the States for a little while. So, I started asking…

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The Learning Curve | Learning how to Surf in Panama’s Caribbean

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The swell builds, the wave forms, lifting my board under me as it passes through and breaks towards the shore. Nope, not the one, wait for the next, the one behind. I look over, and give a little smile to my friends in the water. Yes, this is it. I begin paddling and feel the…

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Livin’ the Life of a Jedi: come to Panama & let the Force be with you!

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Recently, my colleague, Evelyne, wrote a blog about unplugging from the system, not letting your life be controlled or dictated by what society says, and I have to be honest, when I read it, I thought she wrote it just for me. A year ago, I reached a moment in my life where I knew…

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When the Sun Goes Down in Bocas del Toro | Nightlife, Partytime & Bars

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For the very latest post about Bocas del Toro’s nightlife scene you can click here…Any conversation about Bocas del Toro’s nightlife has to include Casa Animal and Paradaze Labs’ Electronic Music Festivals. Casa Animal is Bocas del Toro’s biggest party (normally lasts 2 or 3 days) and takes place on certain holidays such as New…

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