Blog of Habla Ya Spanish Schools & Immersion Programs

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 Jaleesha Majeed

Jaleesha Majeed, born and raised in San Diego, California, attended Howard University in Washington, DC and graduated in 2011. She earned her Bachelor's of Science in Political Science (Pre-Law) and minored in Spanish. Since 2013 she has been living abroad and working as an ESL (English as a Second Language) professor and has recently moved to Panamá in January 2015. She has been working with Habla Ya Spanish Schools for almost a year now and is looking forward to what the future brings with this wonderful journey called "Life".

Why Should Your Kids Learn Spanish? Because they Can!

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Spanish for Kids This Summer at Habla Ya Panama

Everyone knows that being bilingual opens doors. With an approximate 440 million people in the world speaking Spanish that makes Spanish the second-most spoken language in the world (in terms of native Spanish speakers). And being that children are known to retain information and learn new things easily, why not have them start their journey…

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Party Scene in Bocas del Toro | When and Where to Go Out!

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Group of friends hanging out at TungaBar

For a post we did a couple of years ago about nightlife in Bocas del Toro, click here… Hello fellow travelers and adventure seekers, Jaleesha here with some useful tips for when you’re planning your next trip to Bocas del Toro, Panama. As a Language Travel Consultant for Habla Ya Spanish Schools, I have the…

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Where do Carnivals in the Caribbean Come From?

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For even more info about Carnivals check out this detailed guide about Carnivals in Bocas del Toro… With Carnival being one of the most anticipated festivals and celebrations in the Caribbean, if you’re anything like me whose been enjoying them during several years now, you’ll start to wonder about the origin of this famous 4-5…

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