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Accelerating My Spanish at Casco Antiguo Spanish School

One of the things I set out to do when starting this blog was to in part document my own experience with learning Spanish, as well as providing advice and articles to help others who have moved to Panama and are trying to learn the language. For my first year-plus here, I was using only […]

Diaper Drive for Hospital del Niño to Take Place on Saturday, April 25th at Panama City Supermarkets

Volunteers from several Panama City Kiwanis Clubs will be collecting donations of children’s diapers outside several of Panama’s Panama City Riba Smiths, El Reys, and Super 99s in Panama City on Saturday, April 25th from 9am-4pm to donate to the Hospital del Niño. Volunteers will have carts outside of the supermarkets to collect new, unopened […]


How Mail Works in Panama

How to receive mail in Panama is one of the most frequent questions I see asked on expat forums, and one of the hardest concepts for many US expats (and our stateside relatives) to grasp. Panama does not have traditional street addresses (very few places have a street number, and there are no postal codes), […]


Immunity Revoked for Former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli

In a move that was widely expected by most political observers, the Electoral Tribunal formally revoked immunity for former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli on Tuesday. His immunity, which was granted to him from his membership of the Central American parliament, was revoked in response to a request from Panama’s Supreme Court. This allows for Martinelli […]


Enjoying the Movies in Panama City

UPDATED 5/2: with review of Cinemark Multiplaza Premier Theaters and information on the new Cinepolis VIP at Soho Mall Across the world, you’ll find a lot of differences between cultures. But one thing we all seem to share in common is that we love going to the movies. This is just as true in Panama […]