Thought Carnival was only for the Brazilians? Every February Panama comes alive for this 4-day celebration that’s deeply entrenched in the country’s culture. Nation-wide, there are street parties, parades, fireworks and ‘mojaderas’ – water balloons, buckets and even fire hoses spraying you till you’re soaking wet. If you’re in Panama for this mega-holiday, you’re in for […]
Can you think of a better way to immerse yourself into Panamanian life than by heading out to 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 based in Panama City is that a […]
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 […]
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 need? What can you afford? What quality of life are you looking for? And what would you like to get […]
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 […]
There’s just so much to see and explore in Panama City, but without a doubt the best place to get lost and simply wander through its corners and hidden gems is the city’s most beloved neighbourhood – and home of Casco Antiguo Spanish School- Casco Viejo. After exploring its narrow streets, churches, boutique shops, squares […]
Panama City is the most international capital in Central America, with a slew of expats and entrepreneurs arriving in their droves, eager to capitalise on its booming economy, safety and stunning architecture. The city is increasingly becoming a hot spot for Digital Nomads, as evident by the number of new co-working spaces popping up in […]
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 […]
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 […]