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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.

What to do in Panama City?

Camilla and Andreas, who studied Spanish here at Casco Antiguo Spanish School for 10 days this January, really took advantage of their time here in Panama City. For those thinking of coming to Panama but are not sure of What to do in Panama City we recommend you take a look at their blog to just […]

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Casco Antiguo Spanish School Featured in the New York Post!

In articled titled, “Get happy in Panama City,” Casco Antiguo Spanish School was listed as the best place to take Spanish Courses in Panama City. The New York Post recommends spending at least a day or two in Casco Viejo on any trip to Panama – and we agree, though one or two weeks are be […]

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Panama Jazz Festival

It’s time again for The Panama Jazz Festival! The festival happens every year in January (this year January 14-19) and is an excellent excuse to visit to Panama City. There are concerts, workshops, jam sessions, and music therapy events held throughout the week. It’s the best time of year to listen to Jazz in Panama […]

By |January 24th, 2013|Activities in Panama, All|1 Comment

Salsa Classes in Panama City

 

To truly immerse yourself into the culture of Latin America you have to swing your hips to the rhythms in a Salsa Class at least once.

For people in Panama, knowing how to dance Salsa is like knowing how to ride a bicycle to other people: your parents teach you when you are young and once […]

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Movie and Dinner in Casco Viejo

For fans of independent  cinema that also enjoy good food and cuisine I strongly recommend to check out the Tuesday nights at Diablo Rosso for its weekly movie and dinner night. The “creative think tank’’, which is a bar, a restaurant, and a space for art exhibitions and a clothes store (so many things in […]

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Night Bike Ride in Panama City

If you feel like doing something different on Wednesday night, being active, outdoors and also making a bit of a change, then join the “Movimiento Ciclistas en las Calles de Panamá’’ in their weekly night bike ride. Every Wednesday at 7pm, at the parking strip in front of Hotel Miramar, one can find a gathering […]

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Fiesta Patrias in Panama

 

The Month of November is the most important time for the Panamanian history. Basically everything of significance for the formation of the Panamanian state happened in these 30 days. When living in working in Panama, you really appreciate the density of holidays. This month there will be three (!) long weekend in a row. Casco […]

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Halloween Panama City

 

 

Halloween in Panama City. Looking for some bone chilling party but not yet sure where to be headed?

Casco Antiguo Spanish School recommends the following:

El Apartemento
This month’s Hip Hop night fully dedicates itself to bone chilling fun. Dress up as scary as possible for the best costume receives $250. Likewise, if you prefer slutty, put on […]

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Panama Slang

After having immersed myself into the Spanish language and slowly getting the grips of Panamanian slang, I started to notice these odd words that sound just too familiar. Years of American occupation have left a mark not only on the Canal landscape but also on the distinct slang of Panama. Hence Panamanian slang holds a […]

By |October 19th, 2012|Activities in Panama, All|Comments Off on Panama Slang

Trip to Valle de Anton

 

El Valle de Anton is a superb get-away for everyone that wants to escape the hustle and heat of everyday life in Panama City. Popular among Panamanians and expats alike, the valley is a mere 2 hour drive from the city. The picturesque town of el Valle is nestled in the crater of a former […]

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