Tag Archives: tourism

Times features Casco Viejo!

Danilo Perez, Mariano Rivera and Spiros Vamvas make their personal recommendations to The Times on what to do and where to go in Panama, featuring Casco Viejo, Panama`s UNESCO World Heritage Site! Read it here: One Night in Panama City:

Chill out weekend Casco Viejo Style: jazz, theatre, heavy metal

Unusual events, urban art everywhere. Baños Públicos at its best! my photos are good, but I think I´m going to get a video camera next time. Tried to do it over my Sony cellphone, but didn´t really work… Continue reading

Panama New: The Keys Life Newspaper: Article About Canal House in Casco Antiguo

Yesterday we just received a mail from Canal House about a guest that enjoyed his stay in Casco Antiguo. They forward to us an interesting post from Keys Life newspaper from USA; with a lovely review. Continue reading

Panama News: World Bank invests in Cultural Industries for Casco Antiguo

In many countries, cultural activities fuel tourism, which becomes one of their main economic revenues. With Casco Antiguo, Panama has a unique opportunity to be launched into the world´s cultural map. Check out the details here… Continue reading

Panama News: The Guardian Features Casco Viejo at Panama´s nightlife travel article

Travel like a local with The Guardian. Nightlife, restaurants, hotels in Panama. Surfing the web as I usually do, I found this article on Panama´s nightlife at The Guardian, featuring Casco Viejo. And not only Casco Viejo, but my favorite spots: Baños Publicos and La Casona! Check it out here! Continue reading

Panama Travel: Authentic, budget and delicious: Casco Viejo´s Fish Market

The Fish Market rocks. It is at the very entrance of Casco Viejo, just off Avenida Balboa. A white and light blue building with the Japanese flag and the Panamanian flag on the top of the building (the new fish market installations where a donation of the Japanese government). As you approach, the characteristic smell of fresh fish will hit you: don´t get discouraged. Continue reading

Yahoo Recomends The Canal House Panama in Casco Viejo, Panama

Yahooo!!!!!! literally…. Our Canal House Panama got recomended by Yahoo on today´s cover story on what to do, where to go and most importantly where to stay while in Panama. So go check it out!
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Quintessentially Extravaganza Party in Casco Antiguo

Last night most of Panama´s socialites (or our version of it anyways) gathered in Paseo Las Bovedas, to the launch party of Quintessentially. I have to say I was pretty impressed by the organization, especially in Panama! if you don´t know them yet, check out their website: http://www.quintessentially.com/index.php?lang=PA  It was a white linen extravaganza, so everyone had to show up in white. It was easy for me, but I know of someone that had to wear his judo pants… Well, no one noticed and I´m sure he was not the only one. The party started at the bouganvillea walk (Paseo … Continue reading

Panama’s hottest secret…A new article on Casco Antiguo in a British website

http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2008/mar/20/panama.casco?gusrc=rss&feed=networkfront   Panama‘s hottest secret If you’re looking to get ahead of the game, Panama City’s Casco Viejo is as up-and-coming as it gets, says Vicky Baker. Go now before the word is well and truly out Vicky Baker guardian.co.uk, Friday March 21 2008 Article history About this article Close This article was first published on guardian.co.uk on Friday March 21 2008. It was last updated at 11:00 on March 25 2008.<!–[if !vml]–><!–[endif]–>Open to the skies: Casco Viejo, Panama City. Photograph: Vicky BakerBy the time travellers hear about the hip new part of town in a foreign city, it’s usually … Continue reading

Performing Arts Festival… get your tickets now!

April 3rd to 11th, 2008 Be prepared for daring contemporary theatre and dance from artists from United States, Spain, Argentina, Uruguay, Colombia, Cuba and Mexico.. Shows will be at the National Theatre, at the Anita Villalaz Theatre (at Las Bovedas) and on Casco Antiguo´s biggest scenario: its streets and plazas. Tickets for individual events will range between $5 to $20, of course outdoors events are free, mainly supported by tickets proceeds. This is the list of the theatre companies performing: Teatro La Zaranda (Spain), Teatro Timbre 4 (Argentina), Teatro La Luna (Cuba), Teatro Complot (Uruguay). Contemporary Dance Companies: Lola Lince … Continue reading