"Bridge of the Americas!" Top 5 Page for this destination Panama by quime

Panama Travel Guide: 1,742 reviews and 4,376 photos

Panama, the land divided, the world united.

UPDATED: November 9th. See travelogues of Tagua and Old Quarter!!!

Laying at the heart of the world, where the two Americas meet, the Panama Isthmus is a nation abounding in history and culture, it seamlessly mixes the classic with the modern. Its fauna and breathtaking beauty make of this country a veritable tropical paradise. Its splendor and diversity lend testimony to this unrivaled destiny.

Christopher Columbus discovered Panama in 1502. It was here where Spain founded the first city on solid ground. On 1513.
here also was where Vasco Núñez de Balboa re-discovered the Pacific ocean and connected both sides for the first time, forever sealing Panama?s FATE and strategic importance as the bridge of the world.

If you see a map of America, which is the resemblance of Panama?... A natural and cultural bridge between North and South America.

Here is where the seven seas becomes one! Ships coming from all oceans pass through these doors every single day.

Internationally Panama is well known for its Canal, but it alone does not makes justice... there's much more... it is pirates history - from the era of Columbus to the modern 21st century - , international commerce and a paradise for shopping, one of the world's most complete ecosystems. With rainforests, mountains, indian villages and beaches on both oceans.

Panama has a cosmopolitan capital city, an incredible rainforests, and some of the best diving, bird watching and marine fishing in the world.
UNESCO has declared the Old Panama City as "Patrimony of Humanity."

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Proud Nation

In reality it is a proud and prosperous nation that honors its seven indigenous tribes and its rich Spanish legacy, and that welcomes visitors into its territory with so much enthusiasm that it is difficult for them to leave without feeling as if they have been let in on a secret that the rest of the world will some day discover.

Great Retirement Living Place!

Panama is well known for having one of the best retiree incentive programs in the world.
The average monthly cost of living -domestic and professional services, food, medical care and many other products and services- is considerably lower than in many countries including the United States.
Panama is a small and safe country with a vibrant financial sector and all the commodities of a mayor city. You also can enjoy a peaceful, natural setting and an excellent climate while being only a few hours away from the capital in Panama City. The perfect combination of nature and comfort makes us a prime retirement destination!!!
more: www.escapetopanama.net

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Not having the impact of mass tourism of neighboring Costa Rica
  • Cons:be ready for tropical climate
  • In a nutshell:A well kept secret!
  • Last visit to Panama: Jun 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Feb 22, 2014 at 3:32 AM

    I plan to visit Panama for the first time later this year. Mostly I want to visit Islas San Blas and Isla de Coiba, but the more I read about Panama, the more places I get on my wishlist. It would be very nice to see the Golden Frogs!

  • hindu1936's Profile Photo
    Apr 12, 2009 at 7:27 PM

    Thank you for such good tips and photos. Always good to see a wide offering.

  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Nov 15, 2008 at 11:03 PM

    Enjoyed reading your tips. Sounds like my type of country, love seeing wildlife and birds.

  • malianrob's Profile Photo
    Mar 24, 2007 at 12:16 PM

    Great Panama page! You have nice pictures and alot of information.

  • sprdak11's Profile Photo
    Mar 15, 2007 at 8:28 AM

    Great, informative page with nice pictures about Panama. Good luck.

  • luckysnap's Profile Photo
    Feb 1, 2007 at 3:55 PM

    Best food, service and price in PC!

  • Fantasmine's Profile Photo
    Jul 13, 2006 at 11:57 AM

    hola quime,me encanta tu pagina de panama, yo voy ahora en agosto, y estoy buscando ideas. Un abrazo,

  • der_geograf's Profile Photo
    Dec 28, 2005 at 6:11 PM

    Gracias quime! Tendré vacaciones en febrero, y sería excelente si puedo visitar durante Carnival. Panamá me parece muy interesante!

  • nomada's Profile Photo
    Jan 18, 2005 at 10:56 AM

    Parece un maravilloso pais. Sera mejor guardar el secreto ;-)

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Jan 9, 2005 at 6:35 AM

    Great Page Quime!

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