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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]