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Parque Metropolitano: Home to the Best Views in Panama City

Panama City is a very interesting city geographically. It’s not a big city in terms of size. At 106 square miles, it’s smaller than my home town of Tampa, Florida. In that relatively small space, it’s got a lot of diversity. There are highly developed areas of massive skyscrapers, and only a few kilometers away, […]

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23 Facts to Know About the Panama Canal

The Panama Canal recently turned 100 years old, but even after all of this time, it still stands out as one of the true engineering marvels of the world. While it frequently tops the “must-see” list among visitors to Panama, the Canal also plays a hugely important role in Panama’s history and the lives of […]

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10 Random Things to Know About Panama

Every once and a while, I think of things that I feel would be relevant for expats and potential expats to know about Panama, but they’re not topics that I could expand into full blog posts. So I’ve decided to start a new feature, that I’ll post occasionally, which is 10 random things to know […]

The eagle was definitely my favorite animal at the zoo.

Vacation Guide: Soberania National Park

Right outside of Panama City is a gem that few ExPats know about: Soberania National Park. About a 20-25 minute drive from the center of Panama City (where we live), Soberania National Park has all of the nature you miss living in the city. My wife and I took a day trip there on Sunday […]

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Vacation Guide: Things to Do in Panama City

This is the first entry in a new part of the blog dealing with vacationing in Panama. Whether you live here, or are coming for a visit, Panama offers a lot of amazing diversity in things to do and places to see. My wife, who grew up in Panama, has not even been to most […]