Tag Archives: Travel

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:

Casco Antiguo Local Art Life

Slowly, organically, through patience and passion, Casco Viejo has grown to be Panama´s point of reference not only to experience the roots of the country but for most art events, concerts and shows. Continue reading

Two cities, same vision

Urban revitalization is one of those things that can be understood several ways. Everyone has an opinion and a vision, but time is the ultimate judge. This is an article worth reading about the theme, exposing some interesting paralels with Casco Antiguo in Panama. Continue reading

Chillin´in Casco Antiguo, Panama

I have to say I fell in love with these guys last Sunday. I mean, really… the world is going so fast and news are always gloom, I rather be with them. And I thought, all things considered if I was in the middle of the economic hurricane, with debts to my neck and hardly getting by with $5,000… why not? Continue reading

James Bond News: Director Marc Forster talks about filming in Panama.

Panama finally saw the debut of Quantum of Solace, James Bond´s latest movie. For the country it was an amazing experience, this was the first time we had the opportunity to work with such a big and professional production. So how was it for the James Bond crew to work here? check out the videos of Marc Forster and Executive Producer Callum McDougall talking about their experience, and even Ana Endara (the Panamanian girl who worked in Casting here) on the “bolivians”…. Continue reading

Vacations in Panama: Cruise the Canal and Casco Viejo will show you the best in no time.

Planning your vacations to Panama and don’t have much time? If you like nature, history, big machinery, culture and architecture, then there are only 2 destinations within Panama City that can offer all this in a compact, yet authentic experience! Continue reading

James Bond Countdown for Casco Antiguo, Panama

The clock is ticking for the release of James Bond´s Quantum of Solace! Check out the most recent article at Urban Daddy… Continue reading

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 Travel: High Season is Here! Where to go to avoid crowds and get the real experience

High season has officially arrived: breeze days, more sun than rain and cruise ship passengers walking around Casco Antiguo. But if you are not into “window shopping” Panama by bus and would like a more local (and budget) trip, here are some interesting options! Continue reading

Panama Art Event: Panama´s National Ballet celebrates Theatre 100th Anniversary with La Bayadere, In Casco Antiguo

Last night was the opening night of Panama´s National Ballet performance of La Bayadere (known also as Bayaderka), the famous ballet from Marius Petipa where Prince Solor marries Princess Gamzatti, although he is really in love (and had sworn loyalty) to Nikiya, the temple dancer. Alexa Gutierrez, from Panama, danced on Nikiya´s roll, one of my favorite I´ve seen from her so far. Continue reading