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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!

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

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

What it’s like to learn Spanish at Casco Antiguo, from one of our students

Latin culture has held a space among my fascinations for as long as I can remember. Subsequently, wanting to learn Spanish has been a lingering aspiration of mine. It is spoken in over 20 countries and phonically; it’s exceptionally kind to the ear. One fine day in Panama City, the sweltering humidity was punishing and […]

By |October 4th, 2017|All|Comments Off on What it’s like to learn Spanish at Casco Antiguo, from one of our students

See why this is our Favorite Piece of Panama Street Art?

Every Thursday at 5pm students meet at the reception of Casco Antiguo Spanish School for the Free Sunset Bike Tour. After the 15 minute walking tour through Plaza Herrera to pick up the bike rentals at Casco Bikes, students hop on their beach cruisers and head down Calle 13 to the Cinta Costera III waterfront […]

By |December 4th, 2016|All|Comments Off on See why this is our Favorite Piece of Panama Street Art?

Casco Viejo Non-Profit Nominated for Prestigous McNulty Prize!

Esperanza, a local Casco Viejo non-profit organization has been named a 2016 McNulty Prize Laureate from the prestigious Aspen Institute. The $100,000 prize is awarded to those who “use entrepreneurship to address important global social issues.” As a laureate the organization will receive an award of $10,000 to continue their mission of creating opportunities former […]

By |November 19th, 2016|All|Comments Off on Casco Viejo Non-Profit Nominated for Prestigous McNulty Prize!

7 Must-See Attractions in Panama City

Panama City has amazing landscapes, world-class tourist attractions and tons of culture. The first thing that pops into your mind when you hear Panama is probably the Panama Canal, but there are also the beautiful white-sand beaches and turquoise Caribbean waters of the San Blas Islands, indigenous cultures, tropical highlands with world’s best coffee, and […]

By |October 10th, 2016|Activities in Panama|Comments Off on 7 Must-See Attractions in Panama City