Places in Panama
The Napa Valley of coffee, the mountain town of Boquete is known throughout Panama for its cool, fresh climate and pristine natural setting. Flowers, coffee, vegetables and citrus fruits flourish in Boquete’s rich soil, and the friendliness of the locals seems to rub off on everyone who passes through.
Comarca de Guna Yala
Imagine a turquoise tropical archipelago with one island for every day of the year. With white sand and waving palms, these Caribbean islands cheat no one’s version of paradise. The Comarca is home to the Kuna, the first group in Latin America to gain indigenous autonomy.
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What to do on the Panama Canal: adventure, wildlife and village life
It’s an engineering marvel, a multibillion-dollar commercial behemoth, and by 2016 an ambitious project to make it even bigger will be complete...
An Innocent Abroad: El Clavo
Dealing with illness or injury on the road is tough at the best of times, let alone when you're far from home and all that's familiar, in the depths of Panamanian jungle...
Island-hopping down Central America’s Caribbean coast
You don't always need suitcases full of cash to enjoy the Caribbean Sea – cradled in its western corner lie a number of idyllic island groups that are surprisingly easy on the pocket...
Top 10 Panama highlights
At the heart of the Americas, Panama is also the crucial link. The Panama Canal joins the Atlantic to the Pacific, wedding east to west in global commerce. In the last century the canal defined Panama...