_Features

Pop-art style lips, made of plastic bottlecaps

Michael Sager, plastic-bottle-cap artist, wants you to “kiss his trash”

Special to The Visitor Michael Sager is an artist. That’s a good thing. However, Sager is more than that—he’s a socially conscious artist who is using his creativity to enhance people’s awareness of the environment. To appreciate what Michael is doing, art fans and anyone who has ecological awareness should attend a unique show of

_Columns

California angler, David McNatt, lands 320-lb “Super Cow” yellowfin tuna on Hannibal Bank in Panama

Man vs. fish in Panama

Our correspondent provides us with this vivid account of a sports fishing aficionado’s experience angling off the coast of Chiriqui. California angler, David McNatt, described landing a 320-lb “Super Cow” yellowfin tuna on Hannibal Bank May 2, 2015 as a “three-hour battle from hell. I am 5’8”, weigh 185 lbs and I’m going to be

_Tours & Places

Experiencing San Blas does not have to break the bank

An adventure to the land of the Gunas

Road trip to San Blas Barry Mason and Holly Lewis from Sussex, England, sent The Visitor this account of a road trip to the reservation of the Guna indigenous tribe and the fabled San Blas islands. It gives you a good feeling to drive out of the high-rise city on to the South Corridor heading

_Rep of Panama

Essentia Spa, one of the largest spa facilities in the country

Marriott’s newest “Autograph Collection Hotel”

Autograph Collection Hotels, the portfolio of independent hotels represented by the Marriott International chain, recently announced their latest addition, the 391-room Sortis Hotel, Spa & Casino in the heart of Panama City. “This year, Autograph Collection Hotels celebrates its fifth anniversary with a growing portfolio of more than 80 hotels around the world, and we

_News

Lagart Point on May 2, the start of the Convivio national bodyboarding competition

Deep ocean swells punish Panama’s Pacific coast

A special news report By Ilene Little Fatality, hospitalizations, accidents and property damage result. On Monday, April 27, the National System of Civil Protection (NSCP, or SINAPROC in Panama) warned of strong waves occurring on the Pacific coast of Panama from Tuesday, April 28 until the night of Tuesday, May 5, 2015. The days where

_Events

Burger Week Panama

Seeking Panama City’s best burger

Burger Week, a gastronomy event that celebrates the world’s most famous sandwich, returns for a second consecutive year, May 15 – 25 with 16 of Panama City’s top restaurants participating. Each restaurant has been tasked to create a new, original burger. The public is invited to visit every locale to try each one, served accompanied

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