Monthly Archives: December 2016

Christmas Spirit II part

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Can´t believe the holidays are passing so fast! Here are some of the ornaments we missed on the first blog.  I love how some took the “tropical” route, others more classic, others super elegant. Natural (and not so natural!) looks and even fragrances with real dried fruit and pine. Hummmm…

Loving Casco´s Holiday Decorations

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Holiday season is here, and doors, windows and balconies of Casco Viejo dress up for the occasion! took some photos, but it is not a complete guide! will try to take some more later, but so far here are the ones I could take this weekend: and so far my favorite:

Christmas Mass in San Francisco de Asís Church

On December 25th, at 12:30 PM (afternoon), in San Francisco de Asis Church, at Casco Antiguo, will have the Christmas Mass presided by Monsignor Jose Domingo Ulloa.

Lumaca Café and Hangertips Store

Panamá Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo This week, a cafe/store just opened at Portal de Caldas: Lumaca and Hangertips.  Nice ambiance, and cool beach clothing. They are located at A Avenue, in front of Villa Agustina, near Plaza Herrera.

Florist in Casco Viejo

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo We have a florist in Casco! Welcome Tatiana with “Flores del Casco”.  We are so excited we couldn´t wait for her to launch her website to tell you all about it. Here is her contact information and a photo of a beautiful arrangement she made for us:

Musical in La Merced Church

Christmas is here and you can breathe that feeling of solidarity, unity, joy, hope, family, love and peace. La Merced Church in Casco Antiguo invites us to celebrate Christmas with a musical performance of the birth of baby Jesus on December 21st at 6:30 pm. Join us.


On December 19th, 2016/ 7:00pm/American Trade Hall Ron Haviv is an American photojournalist who at his 23 years old, captured the iconic image of Guillermo “Billy” Ford attacked by a member of the Battalions of Dignity in Santa Ana in 1989. Haviv has covered more than 25 conflicts in 100 countries during last three decades. Walsh, is a visual media and historical memory  professor from New York University, she met the photojournalist during an interview. She realice the international importance of that portrait 27 years ago and she asked herself: What happened to that photo and when the world stopped … Continue reading


Aris Latham is inviting Casqueños and friends to his compound at the end of Calle 5 and the Kiddie Park for a raw vegan supper.  A native Panamanian, he is considered the father of gourmet ethical raw foods and voted one of the top vegetarian chefs in the USA.  Hope you will join us for a unique evening in Casco. Sunday, 18 December Hour: 5:30pm Price: $45.00 pp RSVP  Clara Hardin email: WhatsApp 6676-1165  

Anti Corruption Film Festival in Casco Viejo

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Nothing like art and culture to open a dialogue and change society.  The current initiative by Panama´s Chapter of International Transparency paralel to the current International Anti Corruption Conference being held is simply genius (and of course we love it is happening in Casco´s plazas, so full of symbolism and open for free to everyone). Started November 29th and will continue until the 4th of December, mainly showing at Plaza Catedral, but the 3rd at Plaza Francia. 6:30 p.m.  Each night, a different movie, from Panama, Mexico and so many others, all with the same … Continue reading

Christmas bazaar at Oro Moreno today!

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Delicious gifts made out of Panamanian chocolate and sustainable woods! today, at Calle 6ta and A Avenue, behind Museo del Canal.