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About Rosie Bell

Rosie Bell is an international travel writer, editor and author of the book 'Escape to Self'. Her guides for travel and lifestyle design have been published in Forbes Travel Guide, BBC, NBC News, World Nomads and ClubElsewhere.com, the travel magazine she founded. Follow her adventures on Instagram @TheBeachBell.

Panama City to El Valle: The perfect weekend getaway

Some three million years ago, a volcano blew its top. The town of El Valle sits in the crater of that huge extinct volcano. With its virgin territory and lush greenery, it’s a popular weekend jaunt for Panama City residents looking to be at one with nature. It enjoys a year-round springtime climate, the air […]

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10 Instagram accounts to fall in love with Panama

It’s a fact. Panama is unbelievably photogenic. There are thousands of beautiful images to be found of this fine isthmus when scrolling through the ‘gram. Here are 10 Instagram accounts to fall in love with Panama, one photo at a time.

1. AzulParadise
Azul Paradise is “that” over-the-water bungalow resort in Bocas del Toro (affectionately shortened to […]

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Where to Celebrate Carnival in Panama

If you’re visiting Panama, Carnival provides a great way to see it at its best. It’s a vibrant display of Panama’s music, dance and culture, and brilliantly highlights the Panamanian style of celebration – namely, large and loud.

Thought Carnaval was only for the Brazilians? Think again. Every February the country comes alive for this 4-day […]

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The Best Beach Trips from Panama City

Can you think of a better way to immerse yourself into life in Panama City than by heading out on a beach trip, and exploring the county’s 1,500 miles of shoreline? The Isthmus of Panama is blessed with alluring, azure-hued beaches on the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. One of the benefits of being […]

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Happy 6th Birthday to Us!

On the 12th of January 2012, Casco Antiguo Spanish School celebrated it’s grand opening in the heart of Panama City, the beautiful Casco Viejo. Since then, we have been lucky enough to help thousands of people learn Spanish. Speaking Spanish is an absolute asset, which once harnessed, literally doubles the size of your world. Who […]

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How to choose which neighborhood to stay at in Panama City

Panama City has heaps of different neighborhoods to choose from, and for the first-time visitor it’s pretty hard to decide. The question of where to live anywhere in the world is a very personal one, and there is a never-ending list of factors that come into play. What do you want versus what do you […]

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5 Must Try Casco Viejo Coffee Shops

There’s so much to see and explore in Casco Viejo, Panama City. Without a doubt, Panama City’s old town is the best place in the city to get lost and simply wander around. Full of hidden gems, the city’s most beloved neighbourhood – and home of Casco Antiguo Spanish School – Casco Viejo has something […]

By |November 27th, 2017|All|Comments Off on 5 Must Try Casco Viejo Coffee Shops

How to meet people when you move to Panama City

If you’re thinking of moving to Panama City, there’s no time like the present. Living in Panama City is made pleasant by the host of cool, cute cafes to frequent, the pretty colonial buildings of  Casco Antiguo to admire, and the ready availability of everything you could need in the new town.

What’s the best part […]

By |November 13th, 2017|Activities in Panama|Comments Off on How to meet people when you move to Panama City

The Best Places to Work Remotely in Panama City

Panama City is the most international capital in Central America, with a slew of expats, entrepreneurs and digital nomads arriving in their droves, eager to capitalise on its booming economy, safety and stunning architecture. Remote workers are well catered for, as evidenced by the number of new co-working spaces popping up in recent years, making working […]

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10 Fabulous Rooftop Bars in Panama City

What better place to feel the wind in your hair than in a fabulous rooftop bar, caressing the clouds? There’s something so effortlessly chic about a rooftop bar, and Panama City is showered in them.

In the old town of Casco Viejo, one is particularly spoilt for choice. The scope of rooftop bars means that if […]

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