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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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Archive for the ‘Snorkeling' Category

7 of the Best Waterfront Bars in Bocas del Toro

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Prior to my arrival in Bocas, I’d read all about the islands’ array of beautiful beaches. What I wasn’t expecting was the variety of waterfront bars and restaurants. You’ll have a hard time deciding which is your favourite, but to help you here is a handful of some of the very best – whether you’re…

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Day Tour to Zaptaillas Cays: As Experienced by One of our Students

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Zapatilla Island

Every Monday the staff at Habla Ya Spanish Schools puts up a list of the different activities the students can do throughout the week. This gives them a chance to get to know one another better, spend some time with each other outside of classes, and have some awesome safe fun during the week. This…

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What to expect during your first week at Habla Ya in Bocas del Toro?

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What to expect during your first week at Habla Ya in Bocas del Toro?

After landing in Bocas, I made the short walk to the school and was met at reception by Ludo. I’ll admit to feeling a little apprehensive ahead of my arrival. I’d read so much about the school’s Caribbean base and I was eager to begin my Spanish adventure. I was welcomed aboard and Ludo talked…

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Week 1 of My Spanish Learning Vacation in Panama

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Bob enjoying his Spanish learning vacation in Panama with two friends from the Netherlands

Bob Van Beers, from the Netherlands, is currently finishing his second week at Habla Ya Bocas del Toro. These are his impressions about his first week of studying Spanish in Bocas del Toro. Off to Panama! Posted by Bob van Beers on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 Monday My existing Spanish skills could be summarized as “absolute…

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Catamaran Sailing Tour with Bocas Sailing

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I’ve always loved going on boat trips, but the Catamaran Sailing experience was even better! Since we’re always aiming to be as environmentally friendly as we can, promoting the Catamaran sailing tour is a no-brainer for us. Imagine how much gasoline a motor boat uses to get from A to B, the pollution it creates,…

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