Category Archives: Travel

Soccer, Super Bowl and Yoga in Casco Viejo

Panama, Casco Viejo Yes, that`s right… This month in Casco has had a bit of everything. On Sunday everyone enjoyed the Super Bowl at El Sitio del Casco (what a game!) and today the whole country will tune into the soccer game Panama vs Costa Rica.  Here it will be an event at the newly opened Barlovento, Casco`s new spot at the corner of Central Avenue and 10th. From there, it will be straight up partying from Saturday until Wednesday (carnivals) and finally on February 16th your soul will find peace at Los Del Patio with a nice, relaxing event … Continue reading

Casco Viejo VIP Card: Enjoy Casco Viejo in Style!

Panama Casco Viejo Imagine a card that would give you great offers at your favorite places in Casco Viejo. Really cool stuff like discounts and special access so you can enjoy with your friends and family. Such card exists!!! Yes! welcome to the “Casqueño Card” ! Hundreds of dollars in savings for only $50.  All profits will go to AVACA, Casco Viejo`s Neighborhood and Friend`s Association (see more about AVACA here). Are you already an AVACA member? email  and get a special offer! director@avaca.org.pa How does it work? Buy the card at:  Las Clementinas,  Hotel Tantalo and Relic Activate the … Continue reading

Carols by Candlelight Success, Casco Viejo

Panama Casco Viejo Successful second year!  the Carols by Candlelight concert filled in Plaza Francia with tons of people from all over, singing and dancing.  Congratulations to the Canada Club and to David Young and his team for organizing it!

Sunday Balconies in Casco Viejo

Panama Casco Viejo Strolling Sunday morning, taking photos of Casco Viejo`s beautiful balconies. I think I`ll re name the town into the “Town of a Thousand Balconies”.

Summer is here!

Casco Viejo, Panama It is hot! wao. Yesterday rained “cats and dogs”. But after that, you could feel it,  almost like an old friend walking towards you: it is summer! Say hi! And today, here it is: hot, sunny and breeze, tasting like a day trip to the beach. I swear this photo doesn`t has any filter, it was taken around 6 in the morning by Terraplen.  Beautiful golden sun showering the buildings!

Casco Viejo Events: Saint Malo Classical Music Festival

Casco Viejo, Panama, Casco Antiguo Real Estate and Lifestyle at Panama`s Historic District The Saint Malo Music Festival is another wonderful event that has little by little grown into our neighborhood.  This year will be on its 5th edition and is usually held (most of it) at the National Theatre in Casco Viejo, Panama.  Is is dedicated to the Panamanian and musician Narciso Garay and will be held between the 26th of May to June 5th. Take a look at their calendar. Their inauguration night will be with Panama`s National Orchestra, and the next night there will be a concert … Continue reading

Cultural events during May at Casco Viejo, Panama

Panama Casco Viejo Cultural Events, Lifestyle, Real Estate This week! Casco Viejo has several cultural events to enjoy. Whether you are just visiting Panama for the first time or are living here, don´t miss the small and big events in May: May 18th (Today!!!) Karla Lamboglia at Mojitos: 9 p.m., Plaza Herrera Rescate de Danzas Herencia: Teatro Nacional Dance Performance at Clementinas: “Intervencion”(B Avenue, corner with 11th St.) 8 p.m. Bubble Tasting at Di Vino  (Champagne, Cava and Brut)  7 p.m. Children`s art workshop at Fundación San Felipe (2:30 p.m.) “Coloring Mandalas”. From 5 years up. 20 Mayo Dance Performance … Continue reading

Next Generation of Boxing Stars at Casco Viejo

Casco Viejo Panama Casco Antiguo Sweating, panting, red like a tomato … and with a big smile!  Casco Viejo`s first gym started and already we have enthusiasts hitting the bag like there is no tomorrow. Stephen Crissman, the trainer, gives instructions and pushes you to do things better. Additional to boxing,  he trains in Jiu-Jitsu and there is another trainer for Muay Thai.  If you are not into artistic and lethal martial arts, you can try their cross fit, which makes honor to their slogan “work hard, live well”! If you want to contact Stephen to get more info on … Continue reading

Casco Viejo Special Homes

Casco Viejo Real Estate Blog Having a 400 mt2 home in a historic city (any historic city) is quite a unique thing. Those are truly special opportunities,  each one is irreplaceable.  At this time you will be able to find in  Casco Viejo two properties under this parameter:  Casa Vidal and Benedetti Penthouse Central. Very different from each other, they share certain features such as water views, access to a pool and the ability to have three bedrooms.  But they are diametrically opposed in style and form, one being more of a colonial townhouse and the other, a penthouse so … Continue reading

Casco Viejo Properties Under $400K

Casco Viejo Real Estate Blog This is probably the most diverse real estate category in Casco Viejo, Panama.  You can find anything from one bedrooms to two bedrooms, with views and sometimes if you are lucky even parking. $329,000 Casa Ruigar No.7 : This one bedroom is loft style and makes for both an easy investment or easy place to live. Why we like it? the building has elevator and a water view roof terrace with swimming pool.  It also has a private roof terrace with views. More info on Ruigar No7. $335,000  Montefiori No.1: Probably the best priced two … Continue reading