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What currency is Panama currency ?

Friday, July 28th, 2017

What currency is Panama currency ? In Panama the money is often referred to as the Balboa and this can be sometimes confusing to people initiating their research on which currency is used in Panama, and arriving here for the first time.  The fact is, and the good news is, that the Panamanian currency is […]

#1 “things to do in Panama”: Learn Spanish!

Monday, May 25th, 2015

#1 “things to do in Panama”: Learn Spanish! Atvar and Anjay, two men from India, have lived in Canada for many years. They have just arrived from Canada to Panama to pursue their dream of opening an Indian cuisine restaurant in Panama City. This will be the first of its kind in El Cangrejo, and […]

Experience a real zoo in Colon

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

  Experience a real zoo in Colon This little monkey is George! “My name is George. I like this zoo but I’m still afraid of people because of what they did to me before I got here” Most zoo’s that one may visit in the world seem like inhumane habitats of an over-proven “conquest” of nature. Zoos seem deliberately designed to teach […]

“The Panama News” publishes article on SpanishPanama

Sunday, January 18th, 2015

“The Panama News” publishes article on SpanishPanama Thank you to the “Panama News” for the insightful article written on the SpanishPanama language school and how the most reliable “immigration trends” to Panama can be observed  just by meeting and getting to know the many Spanish language students that come to Panama City’s El Cangrejo and SpanishPanama to learn Spanish. Joseph […]

Canadian Thanksgiving in Panama City

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Canadian Thanksgiving in Panama City Canadian Spanish school Director, Joseph Ennis, celebrates Canadian Thanksgiving in Panama City with Canadian Ambassador, Sylvia Cesaratto. Also with United Kingdom Ambasador, Dr Ian Collard (far left), and France Ambassador, Phillippe Casenave (far right). It was a great fit for a Canadian celebration in Panama as these are also the Ambassadors […]

Pollera parade Panama in Las Tablas

Friday, January 9th, 2015

Pollera parade Panama in Las Tablas Do not have plans for Saturday? Here is a good idea: Begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 10 starting from the Government office building in Las Tablas, ending at Plaza Praga. How many 1000s of women will be in Pollera traditional dress? Go and find out! One of […]

A reason to visit Panama: Spanish…

Sunday, December 28th, 2014

A reason to visit Panama: Spanish…       Another reason to visit Panama: Spanish is the happiest language in the world. In studying the vocabulary of 24 languages the University of Vermont concluded that Spanish had more happy and positive words. This suggests that Spanish speakers could have a tendancy to be happier. And […]

Can anyone live without a stomach? YES!

Friday, August 15th, 2014

          Can anyone live without a stomach? YES! …YES! And you will too if you have to. “If you have no stomach … where does the food go?” … “But how do you eat without a stomach!?” Those questions, or the look of disbelief on a person’s face when being told […]

Teacher Elsa: “Culture Shock” upon returning home to Panama

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

              Teacher Elsa: “Culture Shock” upon returning home to Panama In 1994, as an 8 year old, I left Panama to live in Jacksonville, FL USA. I came back home to Panama, 17 years later and encountered some “culture shock” on my return. First off, the traffic and the […]

Traditional Food in Panama

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

by Penny de Vine For me, food is a big part of the experience when traveling in a foreign country. I find it so interesting to see the different types of food, the way it’s prepared and served, and the way it’s eaten (and of course, the way it tastes!). The food in Panama is […]