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Is Panama Safe for Solo Female Travelers?

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Female Travlers by Waterfall in Panama

France has been writing on this blog for over a year. You can follow France and her adventures HERE… More and more recently, fellow female travelers to Panama contact me with one pressing question: Is it safe to travel here solo as a female? Many of our students are solo female travelers learning Spanish to…

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Thank you Panama Expat Community… ¡Y Gracias Lee Zeltzer!

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Lee Zeltzer

Over 10 years ago, fresh out of university, my best friend and I began a small Spanish school in this magical mountain town called Boquete. For us, from the days of our childhood, Boquete had always been the most special place on earth, and it was natural that we’d come to Boquete, and try to…

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Vincent’s Recommended Eats in Bocas del Toro, Panama

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Fish Burger at Capitán Caribe in Bocas del Toro, Panama

Where to eat in Bocas del Toro? Considering the size of our beach town there are loads of amazing eateries. Last week one of our Spanish students wrote this list with his own 8 favorite Bocas’ restaurants and asked us to share it here. This is only one man’s opinion so if you don’t feel…

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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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3 Things You Need to Know About Homestays in Panama from the Homestay Guru

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Bocas del Toro, in Panama's Caribbean, comes highly recommended as a beach town to do homestays and learn Spanish. Spanish student exploring the Zapatillas Islands.

For tips and advice about how to make the most of your family home stay and learn Spanish faster, check out this article… “One Saturday morning, we were all drinking beers and using dishcloths and regular glue to wallpaper a room! We were laughing and dancing salsa and it was only ten o’clock in the…

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