Monthly Archives: October 2016

Tio Navaja opens in Casco Viejo

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo This Sunday, we tried the brunch at the recently opened Tio Navaja café between Diablicos and Manolo Caracol. It was very good! the pork was excelent, gave me a total guilt trip which I know will lead me into a second 30 day fitness challenge at Alley Cat Gym. Some photos! & Phone: 395-1749  

SUP Race at Casco´s Beach

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Dozens of paddle boarders gathered really early this morning for a SUP race organized by Creba.  Thumbs up! by noon the race was over, happy smiley faces everywhere.

Hotel Central Opened! Nueve Reinas Restaurant

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo It was a long and bumpy road with Hotel Central. But after more or less 7 years, there was light at the end of the tunel: the hotel is opening! still a couple of weeks more for the rooms to be available to the public, but their main restaurant Nueve Reinas has opened. It is an Argentinian style restaurant with specialty in meats. We ordered the tuna tataki for some balance. One of our friends ordered her meat red and the other one ordered his meat 3/4. They both loved it.  We ordered tataki and … Continue reading

Thai Massage in Casco by Renu Decap

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Traditional Thai Massage is a combined system that blends ayurvedic principles, yoga postures and even acupressure. A good Thai massage helps you stretch and re gain your flexibility. It doesn´t use lotion, you dress with comfortable clothing and it is a full therapy for your whole body. Wonderful! Now Casco has Casa Thai, run by Thai therapist Renu Decap. At Portal de Caldas, you can contact her and make reservations at: Renu is knowledgeable and has that zen energy that will get you to relax instantly. Enjoy!!  

Swan Lake, as a climate change commentary

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Last Thursday, we went to the Prisma Dance Festival performance at the Anita Villalaz Theatre in Casco Viejo.  Two companies. one from Hungary and one from South Korea. Ferenc Feher from Hungary had an interesting concept based on the Tao Te Ching about humans living in harmony. But it was the South Korean troupe that stole the night with Swan Lake, five swans losing their homes due to pollution, dying at the end of exhaustion. Tchaikovsky´s music had the perfect notes for everything: drama and comedy. But the end was done in silence, as it … Continue reading

Salsa Classes on Sunday at La Buat

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Looking to learn salsa? check this out! La Buat at 12th street is opening salsa classes at 4 p.m. on Sundays. For only $5, tons of fun. Here is the video:

Order your bread at The Panama Baking Factory at Mahalo

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo The Panama Baking Factory is awesome, and now you can receive your bread every Wednesday at Mahalo. From ciabatta and sourdough (my favorite) to hamburger bread, everything a phone call/ email away!   Order before Saturday, and receive it by Wednesday.

American Trade Hotel Monthly Newsletter

We recieve the Monthly Newsletter  of October of  American Trade Hotel and want to share it with you: 1. We started the month with Meatless Monday, with the intention of reducing the consumption of meat and improve eating habits. 2. End this week with a delicious cheat meal 3. Don´t miss the Mexican Brunch accompanied by a refreshing Paloma and excellent music. 4. Michele Benedetti teaches us the benefits of meditation through Mandalas´ painting 5.For “chocolate lovers”, we have a  La Praline chocolate tasting, accompanied by a pairings of sparkling wines.6.Try every Thursday from 6:00 pm the exotics cocktails in … Continue reading