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About David Gold

David is the founder and Director of Casco Antiguo Spanish School. Originally from the New York City area he now lives and works in Latin America's coolest neighborhood, Casco Viejo, where he leads a free sunset bike ride every Thursday and shares his knowledge of Panama with travelers and expats.

Student Uses Spanish to Build Bridges in Panama

Emily was a student here at Casco Antiguo Spanish School for a two week Small Group Intensive Spanish Course. She is an engineering student from Colorado, USA, and was here in Panama for an internship with a non-profit organization that works in rural areas of Panama building bridges for communities isolated by heavy rains and growing […]

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Happy Hour Tour of Casco Viejo, Panama City

Joey Bonura – I think that one of the best ways to get to know Casco Viejo is by visiting it’s bars. I love going out to the bars there at night for a drink because it’s a totally unique experience that I don’t find in the U.S. But I found out day drinking there […]

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New Tour Option: Paddleboarding in Casco Antiguo!

Paddleboarding is a fun, easy way to relax and exercise while getting out on the water. And now, you can experience this great activity right here in Casco Viejo! Panama Paddle is now offering paddle board rentals and classes for anyone interested in learning and developing new skills or who simply want to enjoy the beautiful […]

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Top 5 Bars In Casco Viejo

Joey Bonura – In the past three years there has been an explosion of new bars opening in Casco Viejo.  It was hard to narrow this list down to the five best places but here it is:

1. Relic: This was one of the first bars to open that brought some nightlife into Casco.  The bar […]

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Things to do in Panama City, Panama

We asked Carmen, one of our incredible teachers here at Casco Antiguo Spanish School “What are your favorite things to do here in Panama?” Here’s what she said:
Having ceviche and beers at Mercado del Marisco:
Without a doubt ceviche is my favorite Panamanian foods, together with patacones (twice fried plantains) and yuca (a side dish made […]

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The Congo Dance of Panama

The Congo Dance of Panama is the most unique and colorful manifestation of folklore in the province of Colon. The dance has its roots in Africa and came to Panama by way of escaped former slaves known as “Cimarrons.”  The dance has been passed on from generation to generation, and can be seen today in […]

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Casco Antiguo Spanish School featured in the LatinFlyer

 

 

The Director of Casco Antiguo Spanish School, David Gold was recently interviewed about Casco Viejo by Latin Flyer.com. To read more about his tips on Casco Antiguo, his ideal itinerary for visitors to Panama City, and why he think Panama City is the best place to Learn Spanish in Latin America click here!

 

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La Chiva: My experience on a Panamanian Party Bus

I recently went on a Chiva. It was something I tried out of curiosity. A friend had invited me and it was a new experience for me, so I decided to go for it! Seriously, my experience on a panamanian party bus was great! I had so much fun that I would do it again- […]

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Volunteer in Panama: My experience at APROJUSAN

Volunteering is something I’ve always loved doing. To me there’s nothing better than the feeling of helping others and giving back. My search for a volunteer opportunity in Panama ended when I heard about APROJUSAN. The Association Pro Juventud de San Felipe is an organisation located in the Santa Familia building in Casco Viejo, Panama […]

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Panama Film Festival

From April 11th to 17th, for the second time in history, Panama is holding its very own International Film Festival. During one week, visitors will be able to enjoy 60 movies from several countries which have previously received international recognition in festivals such as Cannes, Sundance, and the Toronto Film Festival. While the majority of […]

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