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The Ideal Language Travel Itinerary for 1 Week in Panama City

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Checking out Panama's City skyline from Cinta Costera on a Sunny Day

Your time in Panama City should start with the sunrise and end with the sunset. Many people often don’t find lots of the hidden gems in Panama City so we’ve put together a 1 week itinerary for you to make sure you don’t miss a thing during your Spanish learning vacation! Our newest #hablaya photo…

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Top 5 Things To NOT Miss During your Panama City Vacation

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Tourist taking photo with smartphone of Panama City from Ancon Hill at Sunrise

Ever since I moved to Panama City, I’ve had an endless stream of visitors. Everyone comes with preconceived notions about what to expect and leave blown away by this developed and bustling Central American City. Panama City has earned its place amongst world class cities like Miami and Dubai. Beyond just the stunning skyline, down…

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The Gang Tour: Casco Viejo Through the Eyes of Its Own People

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Local children playing in the streets of Casco Viejo

The beauty of Casco Viejo’s narrow cobblestone streets, creeping ivy and bougainvillea, and restored colonial buildings needs no introduction. Casco Viejo, with its tree lined plazas anchored by ancient cathedrals and fine cafes dotting every corner, is the place where most people, myself included, fall in love with Panama City. In fact, it was in…

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Falling in Love With Panama City… Again!

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Black tourist posing at the Ruins of Panama La Vieja in Panama City

After months of being a beach bum in Bocas del Toro followed by a week “roughing it” in the mountains of Boquete, I landed in the airport in Panama City for a week-long visit with my unkept hair wrapped in a scarf and dirty sweats on. I soon realized that I was grossly underdressed for…

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Things to Do In and Around Panama City | PTY Travel Guide

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I myself never claimed to be a city girl when I first came to Panama almost six years ago. With it’s pristine beaches and jungles filled with howler monkeys and colorful frogs (read Bocas), the Panamanian interior was my Indiana Jones childhood dream come true! I’ll admit, it took me awhile to embrace the ever…

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