Clear your mind of other distractions
I was walking through Panama City's Casco Viejo when I saw this "Red Devil" bus struggling to turn a corner, while the kids inside were keen to buy candy apples from a street vendor.
Why not taking photos will make you a better photographer
I was walking through Panama’s Casco Viejo when I saw this “Red Devil” bus struggling to turn a corner, while the kids inside were keen to buy candy apples from a street vendor.
Can you ever go back to paradise?
You know those cartoons of a desert island with only one tree? That’s what many of the San Blas Islands of Panama look like.
No stress, no noise, and the yams a-cooking
Isla Corbisky, one of Panama’s larger San Blas islands, is home to around 200 Guna Indians – the indigenous people on the country’s Caribbean coastline – and offers a chance to see their daily life at first hand.
Burnt by pirates, but rising from the ashes
Panama's Casco Viejo – its Old City – was a crumbling, deserted pile of ruined colonial houses at the end of the 20th century, but developers have now moved in with art galleries, restaurants, bars and boutique hotels lurking discreetly behind brightly painted shutters.
Conquering the Isthmus of Panama
The crowded restaurant at Miraflores Lock on the Panama Canal serves a very popular buffet but everyone ignores it when a large vessel hoves into view.
Paradise islands and rainforest reserves
Hello Panama, famous for its canal but full of surprises for visitors, from the paradise Caribbean islands of San Blas, to rainforest reserves that rival the ecological variety of its neighbor, Costa Rica. After its “real independence day” in 1999, when the U.S. handed back the Panama Canal, this tiny Central American country is now booming with all the resources it needs to control its own destiny.