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Archive for the ‘Boquete' Category

Two must-see half-day hikes in Boquete

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Walking in the mountains surrounding Boquete should be on the wish list of every traveller, not just to Panama, but to Central America as a whole. There are numerous routes to choose from and the vast majority can be enjoyed without requiring a guide. The Quetzal Trail remains Boquete’s most famous hike, but we’ve listed…

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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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5 Beaches You Can’t Miss While Visiting Panama City & Boquete

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#LaPlayaEsDeTodos La PLaya es de todos. Exploring beaches in Panama with Habla Ya.

I love escaping to the beach on the weekends, and while Bocas del Toro is arguably home to the most breathtaking beaches in Panama (both in quantity and in quality, specially in terms of raw natural beauty), if you’re not vacationing in Bocas, the long bus ride certainly isn’t conducive to a quick weekend trip…

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Top 5 Things To Do You Can’t Miss During Your Boquete Vacation

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Sunrise at the top of Volcan Baru, Panama's highest point in altitude

Known for its coffee, hiking trails, rainbows, mountains and “eternal spring” climate, Boquete is where you go to be one with nature. Surrounded by lush greenery with the sound of birds chirping and the smell of flowers blooming, Boquete is enchanting in every way. 2017 is for spending more time outside! 🌲 🐵 🌞 🌬…

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YiA Yoga Teacher Training Certification in Boquete, Panama

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Kaytee employs active teaching techniques: While learning the Sanskrit names for poses in the Sun Salutation sequence, we also had to do the poses. I was Chaturanga Dandasana in this photo.

Lately, glossy magazines and lifestyle blogs have been promoting vacations that stretch the mind, body and soul. Instead of lounging poolside with an umbrella drink and trashy novel loaded up on the tablet, you can acquire a new language, culinary skill, philosophy or world view. Personal Growth Vacation is the buzzword for this, but really,…

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