Monthly Archives: November 2016

Black Friday Casco Viejo Style! Shopping that Matters

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Casco has really special retail, but our favorite ones are those who have an impact. Whether they benefit social causes like women empowerment and environment, or they promote young entrepreneurs with great design, truth is shopping in these stores will make your purchase benefit far beyond the person you are giving the gift to.  Most are located on A Avenue, between 3rd and 5th, which will make your experience fun and compact! Starting at 3rd Street, next to Arco Chato: Karavan: art from Panama´s Caribbean side and modern Guna indian designs. Viviendo: One of my … Continue reading

Relocating to Panama? (or anywhere) read this first: Happy Expat

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo This is the second article on relocating to Panama that we wrote (six years ago).  We find it to be as relevant today as it was then. If you are thinking to relocate to Panama (or anywhere!) this is a must read. From head to toe!!! The Happy Expat (Part II): Lifestyles for Happiness — September 16, 2010 (omg…) Author By Patrizia Pinzon Casco Antiguo is my home, a history-steeped peninsula with a fortress at its tip, jutting into Panama Bay with a panoramic view of Panama City’s skyline in one direction, and Isla Tobago … Continue reading

Thinking about relocating? Read this first: The Unhappy Expat

Panama, Casco Antiguo, Casco Viejo Six years ago (wao!) we wrote two articles about the people we met through the years moving abroad, specifically relocating to Panama.  This week, we re read the articles and were surprised on how relevant they still are, and worth sharing again. If you´ve been thinking on relocating (to Panama or anywhere), we do recommend you to read both of them from A to Z.  I know, reading these days takes time, but worth doing for such a big decision. Can´t we just make an infographic? humm…. no….  =) A video would be fun though! … Continue reading

Saquella opens in Casco Viejo

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Located on A Avenue, corner with 7th Street, Saquella has opened a beautiful local in Casco Viejo. We went there with some friends and tried a bit of everything! Loved the big salad portions. open for dinner as well, here are some photos!