Expo-Turismo, the annual travel convention now in its fifth edition, is returning to Atlapa this Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27. The event is made possible through the collaboration of Panama’s Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (CCIAP), Panama’s Chamber of Tourism (CAMTUR) with support from Panama’s Tourism Authority (ATP).
In a new poll published last week in “USA Today,” Panama ranks first among 135 countries on subjective well-being –not just how much wealth or health people have but how they feel about their lives.
The poll was conducted in 2013 by the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, a Tennessee-based company that markets wellness programs. The index looks at how people feel about five facets of their … Continue reading →
A highly recommended read for anyone interested in the history of Panama and the Canal is a book just released in this year of the waterway’s 100th anniversary entitled “How Teddy Took Panama” by David Adamson Harper. Described as a historical novel, the book tells the story of the founding of the Republic of Panama, artfully … Continue reading →
The stock of public debt increased in the past year by $1,968.8 million – an amount comparable to the cost of the first Metro line of Panama, according to the Department of Public Credit of the Ministry of Economy and Finance. In August 2013, the state had a debt of $15,752.9 million. A year later, the total sum owed is $17,721.7 million.
Chez Titi, Panama’s first tea house, has recently announced new hours of operation. They are now open Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; on Saturday from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.; and Sunday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
They are located on Calle 49 Oeste on the first floor of the Vitri building in El Cangrejo. Contact them at Tel. 390-5078, … Continue reading →
A quick, 30 minute trip from Albrook Airport on an Air Panamá flight brings you to one of the most coveted travel destinations in Panamá: San Blas, the territory of the Guna indigenous tribe. There, warm, azure seas await adventurous travelers seeking to disconnect from city life and get in touch with nature.
What does horseback riding, high-mountain kayaking, birding, a world-class yoga studio, art gallery, garden center and a historic private lakeshore residence have to do with a coffee tour? Everything, if you visit the Janson Coffee Farm in Volcan, Chiriqui.