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Chef Martino Pace (right) with some of the members of his team

Chef Martino Pace and his stellar continental cuisine

Caliope Restaurant For this, our next instalment in our series about the Old Quarter’s new restaurant, Caliope, The Visitor spoke with Chef Martino Pace, who along with his talented team of six professionals, concoct the venue’s unique and delicious dishes, rotating the menu each month. Chef Pace says his culinary creations are based on techniques

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SeaLegs was part of Show Management’s 2015 Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show

Amphibious boat rides in Casco Antiguo

Bet you never expected to see an amphibious boat being driven through the narrow streets of Casco Viejo. An attention grabber for sure, it causes quite a stir with children who trail along in its wake as if it were a festive parade. The boat, SeaLegs, is a 23ft Zodiac with retractable wheels. No need

_Tours & Places

The island is managed by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Explore, learn and have fun on Barro Colorado

By Gabriela Pedrotti Barro Colorado is the largest forested island located within the Panama Canal. It forms part of the Barro Colorado Natural Monument and is a scientific research station under jurisdiction of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), a group that has been hosting scientists from around the world for more than 90 years,

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Dog Island in San Blas is considered to have some of the world’s clearest waters

Panama’s Tourism Authority unveils million-dollar publicity campaign

According to Gina Valderrama, Marketing Director of the Panama Tourism Authority (ATP), from June to December of this year, the agency will spend $12 million to promote the country as an international travel destination, with another $100 million allotted for the same purpose for the period 2016 – 2019. The first $12 million for the

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Lufthansa Group announces surcharge

Lufthansa Group announces surcharge

The German airline will initiate direct flights to Panama in November Amidst the excitement building with Lufthansa getting ready to begin direct flights connecting Panama City with Frankfurt in November of this year, the German airline’s parent company, Lufthansa Group, announced that, as of September, all airlines in the company will begin assessing a surcharge,

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The Armenian virtuosa, Gohar Vardanyan.

Classical guitar concert at Boquete Library

By Milagros Sánchez Pinzón On Sunday, July 5 at 4 p.m., the Boquete Library in Chiriqui will be the venue for a classical guitar concert by two young European musicians, Petrit Ceku from Kosovo and the young Armenian virtuosa, Gohar Vardanyan. Petrit Ceku (1985) studied music from an early age. In 2008, he graduated from

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