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Friday’s Featured Food: Barbecue Lunch in Casco Antiguo, Panama City’s Old Town

Today I warp myself back to a delicious lunch I enjoyed in Panama City’s Casco Antiguo – the Old Town. Friday’s Featured Food hasn’t yet had a meal from Central America so it’s time to put that right! Panama City’s old town is so unbelievably untouristy that you will just love and embrace the charm Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Barbecue Lunch in Casco Antiguo, Panama City’s Old Town[…]

Arrival in Panama City – First Time In Central America

It’s just not possible even on long term travel trips to squeeze all the places in you want. I didn’t manage to make it to Central America properly, though did fly in and out of Panama City – got to see the Old Town, the amazing Canal and relax by the Pacific Ocean. Arrival into Read more about Arrival in Panama City – First Time In Central America[…]

In Between Colonialism and Commercialism: Panama City

Panama City in its dramatic confusion manages to juggle lots of things at the same time. You could divide the city into 3 main parts for a tourist and you’d get a slight inkling as to what happens here. The three parts, as I seen it are:     1.       Canal de Panama – The Panama Read more about In Between Colonialism and Commercialism: Panama City[…]

Backpacking in Panama: Touring Casco Antiguo, Panama City’s Old Town

Casco Antiguo (Panama’s Old Town) hits you like a hot, sweaty kickabout down the park. It’s not in an easy or obvious location either. But it had to be seen. My first glimpse of The Old Town was from the edge of the New Town! The Old Town sticks out like a mini peninsula, with Read more about Backpacking in Panama: Touring Casco Antiguo, Panama City’s Old Town[…]

Backpacking in Ecuador: Quitting Quito

I was on a money saver. Only the way I do. I’d gladly spend a few quid on dinner and beers yet neglect a bed for a night’s sleep. So that’s what my last night in Quito was all about. I’d been to the New Town that day with Norbert, the German guy I met Read more about Backpacking in Ecuador: Quitting Quito[…]

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Another Guinness, Another Cancelled Flight…in Panama

My departure from Panama City was a pleasant one, despite a series of dramas inside the walls of its Tocumen International Airport. The day had been kind to me. I had met a great Brazilian guy called Eduardo and we toured Panama City together, checking out the new and old of the city, sampling the beer Read more about Another Guinness, Another Cancelled Flight…in Panama[…]

Miraflores Locks, Canal de Panama: Believe Your Eyes

Apparently it’s one of the seven human made wonders of the world. And it would actually be ridiculous to go all the way to Panama and not see it. So bang I was there. It was my first ever venture into Central America at the ripe old age of 30. I was in the Casco Read more about Miraflores Locks, Canal de Panama: Believe Your Eyes[…]

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