Month: December 2017

Travel

Shopping in Panama City

Panama City is known for its malls, so you can do an extensive shopping there. But to be clear just from the beginning: for me it wasn’t worth it. Before I explain the reasons, let’s check three malls in Panama City. But first of all you should know that the prices in Panama are usually displayed excluding VAT. When you are from the United States, it is nothing new for you. But if you are, for example from Europe, you need to keep it in mind. (more…)

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Things to do in Panama City

 

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When I travel, I categorize the places where I go into two categories. The first one is a place where I could go back anytime because it was so exciting. The second category is a place which is exciting too, but to see it once, is quite enough. When I was about to go to Panama City, I was excited and looking forward for a lot of places of interest. But it turned out that this spot is actually not a tourist friendly place because there are not really much things to do in Panama City. For that reason Panama City landed on my “see it once is enough” list. Of course, it is just my opinion and someone other would disagree with that. So read on and make your own opinion. Actually there are only two of nameable tourist attractions in Panama City – the Old Panama, called Casco Viejo and the Metropolitan Natural Park. There are also a botanical garden and a museum. But for me it is not worth to be recommended. More about those two later. First I will tell you something about casco viejo and the park. (more…)

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Driving taxi in Panama City

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Taxis are one of the cheapest means of transport in Panama City. But be aware as Panamanian taxi drivers like to rip off tourists. And to be honest, this happens almost to every newbie unless you know how to avoid this. So it happened to me too. In this article I will explain you how to avoid to get ripped off by taxi drivers in Panama City and give you some information about the taxi fares et cetera. (more…)

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Photography and Travel in Panama – Activities at Yandup Lodge

At Yandup you can do some activities (included), offered by the Kuna people but don´t expect anything extraordinary. Every day, from about 9:30 am to 12 am you can go with your guides by boat to another small islets with beautiful and scenic beaches for snorkeling or swimming. Besides that you can visit from 15:30 pm to 17:00 pm the “comunidad” with a guide and he will explain some interesting things about the Kuna people and lead you through their settlement. (more…)

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