Category Archives: lifestyle

Eclipse Fever!

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Yesterday was supposed to be the eclipse of the century. Obviously, being in Panama, not exactly a full eclipse. But people did get eclipse fever! The day was simply gorgeous, the light was golden and people were happily walking from here to there doing silly things!  For example, just stepping out of Arco, we found this trying to prevent illegal parking: But then we thought a better job was bike riding: But he said he always wanted to drive a truck. Good think we found one his size!   he was so happy!  but after … Continue reading

A New Concept in Casco, Lust Sneaker Store

 LUST is a boutique specialized in  limited edition SNEAKERS. They have the best selection of the brands that they handle. This is the first approach with clients of Central América; They presented one of the most  expected edition in the year, the release of AIR JORDAN XI ¨Space Jam¨ as exclusive in Panama City. This was only the first step to what will be Lust Sneaker Store, in Casco Viejo, I share the links of the other branches so that they can give you an idea of what is coming in future for this project. Lust CDMX https://www.facebook.com/pg/LUSTMEXICOSNEAKERSTORE/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1083260045129038 Lust Colonia Roma … Continue reading

CENTRAL HOTEL PANAMA, A HISTORIC LANDMARK

As a curious fact, in 1873, the brother´s company Shuber began the construction and finished works in 1874, baptizing the building as the Grand Hotel Central, now known as Central Hotel Panama. In 1878, the hotel was destroyed by a fire that started by a detonation in the pharmacy located in one of the local commercials inside the hotel. The hotel was rebuilt and opened again in 1884. The new hotel boasts all of 19th century Europeanizing modernity. The most striking element of the hotel was the interior courtyard “The Palm Garden”, it was a tourist attraction and the meeting … Continue reading

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.

A PHOTO BIOGRAPHY RON HAVIV + LAUREN WALSH

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

SIX DAYS OF CINEMA IN CASCO!

Anti- Corruption Film Festival, Cinema and audiovisual media have undoubtedly become the most effective tool to raise awareness, report injustices, promote advocacy and to move the audience’s sensitivity, weaving bridges for small and large actions alike. Aware of this power, Transparency International has teamed up with ECOCINEMA and BRITDOC to produce FILMS FOR TRANSPARENCY –Anti-Corruption Film Festival in parallel to the 17th IACC. They will presenting in Plaza Catedral and Plaza de Francia. Free entrance. Here is the schedule, Plaza Catedral: November 29th,  at 20:00        November 30th, at 18:30        December 1st, at 18:30       December … Continue reading

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

Beatlemania tomorrow in Danilo Perez Jazz Club

Beatlemania tomorrow in Danilo Perez Jazz Club, just like the love craze born in 1963 for everything Beatles related. Dust off your memories and sharpen up your knowledge because there won’t only be music, there will be trivia.

That’s how they roll!

Sundays are definitely a wonderful day to take a leisure ride! But instead of hopping in the car and burning your gas, take a nice bike ride to Casco!  By chance, this Sunday I ran into some friends whose hobby is bicycle riding. So they routinely ride their bikes with their whole family from Paitilla to Casco on Sundays. They told me that a lot of people like doing that because they can park their bikes at Unido where there’s a trusty bike rack (see picture), and then have a coffee inside. Afterwards they spend their Sunday walking around Casco. … Continue reading

Girls Night Out! Celebrating Women`s Day

Panama, Casco Viejo Friday night was packed with activities! the evening started with great company at L`Osteria in Casa del Horno, hosted by our friend Marlyn. A beautiful dinner to celebrate women`s day among friends. And because we had among all of us 8 Casqueño Cards, we got two wine bottles for free!!! fantastic… what a great investment! Big thanks to Marlyn!