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Visiting Panama City?  Here are 10 things to know before you go

If you’re visiting Panama City, it pays to have a bit of insider knowledge before you arrive. It’s a very welcoming country with a thriving tourism industry, as there are heaps of things to see, but still: it’s best to be prepared! From the glorious San Blas islands lying off the nearby coast, to the […]

By |April 16th, 2018|All|0 Comments

The Complete Guide to Birding in Panama

Birding in Panama is a surprisingly big draw for our Spanish school students: birding enthusiasts come from all around the world to learn at Casco Antiguo Spanish School before or after embarking on their birding tours. We’ve had many birders pass through our classrooms, wanting to brush up on their communication skills after they’ve begun […]

By |April 2nd, 2018|Activities in Panama|Comments Off on The Complete Guide to Birding in Panama

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 […]

By |January 30th, 2018|All|Comments Off on Where to Celebrate Carnival in Panama

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 […]

By |January 15th, 2018|All|Comments Off on The Best Beach Trips from Panama City

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 […]

By |January 12th, 2018|All|Comments Off on Happy 6th Birthday to Us!

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 […]

By |January 8th, 2018|All|Comments Off on How to choose which neighborhood to stay at in Panama City

Donate and Make a Difference in December

Casco Antiguo Spanish School will be collecting donations for the Malambo Orphanage during the month of December and we need your help!

 
The Malambo Orphanage does incredible work in Panama and currently houses 140 children, from newborns to 18 year olds, in addition to the onsite school they run.
 
Help Malambo by dropping off donations at Casco […]

By |December 1st, 2017|All|Comments Off on Donate and Make a Difference in December

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 […]

By |October 30th, 2017|All|Comments Off on The Best Places to Work Remotely in Panama City