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Travel Articles: Panama
A Brief History of Panama
Historical information for Panama travelers, including, conquistadors and the Panama Canal.
Cultural Heritage: A Reflection of Panama's Roots
Too often overlooked by travelers, Panama's culture dazzles the senses beyond what is expected. The country's ethnic diversity is reflected in traditional textiles, such as woodcarvings, ceremonial masks and pottery, as well is in its architecture, cuisine and festivals. Experience all that Panama has to offer on your next trip!
Our Discover Panama Trip
Our Panama adventure in November 2015 was one of our best trips ever as a couple. We had fantastic guides and loved learning about the people, the land, and the wildlife from Panama City to Boquete to Bocas del Toro and back to Panama City. What an adventure!
Our Sixth Adventure Life Trip
Panama -- adventure, nature, and The Canal. Seeing the canal has long been on our "bucket list" and we finally made it. In addition to seeing the daily workings of the canal, it was a thrill to see the new locks under construction. The scope of these projects is almost beyond comprehension!
We began our trip in El Valle, a small town in …
Panama Canal Celebrates Centennial
Next month, there will be a very special birthday to celebrate. The Panama Canal will be turning a century old!
The momentous anniversary celebration in Panama is slated for August 15th - the historic day when the S.S. Ancon crossed the canal for the first time. This date marks one hundred years since the completed construction of this …
Costa Rica & Panama Adventure
My trip through Adventure Life to Costa Rica and Panama in March 2012 for a fun, action packed week of snorkeling, zip lines, horseback riding, great cuisine, museums and more.
Our Panama visit in January 2011
Rivers, Jungles, Beaches and Bats
Steve’s 9 day adventure in Costa Rica & Panama, including rafting on the Pacuare River, Selva Bananito Lodge, Tranquilo Bay, the Panama Canal, jungle hikes, bird watching, sea kayaking, beaches, and a bat cave!
Not Just a Canal
12 Days in Panama. Do I want to retire here or just visit again and again?
Panama and Costa Rica: Tranquilo Bay, Selva Bananito & more
Kurt and I spent a wonderful 2-weeks enjoying the adventures of Costa Rica and Panama. And getting married at Tranquilo Bay? Well -- that was just the icing on the cake.
Panama and Costa Rica Expedition Cruise
Mary, Mom and two-year-old Matthew, enjoy a unique small ship expedition of Central America's Panama and Costa Rica.
Monika and Jens visit Panama and Costa Rica!
Sarapiqui, Tortuguero, Turtle Beach Lodge, Bocas Del Toro, San Blas and more! What an adventure of Panama and Costa Rica...
Activities in Boquete
Panama's charming town of Boquete is quickly becoming a popular destination -- and for good reason. Here are some of our favorite activities to partake in during a Panama tour.
Caribbean Adventure - Costa Rica and Panama
Pacuare River rafting; Rainforest adventure; Bocas del Toro; Panama City
Panama, Graced with Sun and Sand
Blessed with the pristine waters of the Caribbean and Pacific Oceans as well as many islands and lagoons, Panama tours make one truly appreciate the wonders of nature.
Mary's Travel Journal: Central America Expedition Cruise
Adventure Lifer, Mary, recently visited Costa Rica and Panama on an expedition cruise. Read her travels through the Panama Canal, Darien Jungle, Corcovado National Park and more!
Monika's Costa Rica & Panama Trip Journal
We're travelers just like you! Read Central America specialist, Monika's, trip journal to Costa Rica and Panama. Tortuguero, Boquete, Bocas del Toro, San Blas and more!
While most famous for its canal, Panama also has 15 national parks, abundant wildlife, ancient history, and a uniquely vibrant culture. You will be pleasantly surprised at the variety of attractions and activities which makes a Panama trip perfect for so many styles of traveler! Here are some useful and interesting facts for people considering a trip to Panama.
Double the Adventure
Before embarking on a journey, you put a lot of effort into deciding where to go, preparing, and researching. While takingthe time to organize a trip, why not plan to see TWO destinations? There are so many possible combinations of places that are easy to see during one adventure, and we love customizing these fusion trips for our travelers! …
A Challenge for the Adventurer
Panama tours to little-known areas full of exotic flora and fauna, unbeatable waters or challenging golf courses, will provide for an unbeatable athletic travel experience.
The Panama Canal
When one thinks of Panama, the famous canal is probably the first thing that comes to mind. For travelers, visiting the Panama Canal is a highlight that should be included on any trip to this country. If your interest is peaked, here is a brief history and some interesting facts about the this engineering wonder of the world.
Arts & Crafts
The ethnic diversity of Panama is shown in the variety of traditional handicrafts it produces. Here is a sampling of Panama's rich artistic history as well as museum tour hours and dates.
Bocas del Toro
Located in the Panamanian Caribbean, the Bocas del Toro region offers island beaches, jungles, and charming towns for travelers to explore. For those seeking active adventures, snorkeling is popular among visitors to this area. Whether you are looking for relaxation or an excursion, Bocas del Toro is a great addition to your Panama trip!
Flora & Fauna
Panama is a natural land bridge that connects North and Central America with South America. Discover the rich variety of plant and animal life found here because of this.
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