2015 is almost complete, with 2016 right around the corner! Wondering what to do for NYE? The beach is the best place to start afresh! Whether it’s a posh party you seek, a relaxed vibe or some new traditions to spice up your annual rituals, we’ve got you covered.
This December 25th, Christmas night will be just a little more special with the the first full moon since 1977. This will also be the last full moon of 2015, which is called a Cold moon as it occurs during the start of winter, or here in Panama the summer months and dry season.
Photo by: Frank Corbett of Starfire Photography
Summer has started on the pacific coast of Panama and with the complete halt of rain the warm winds are starting to pick up. This means one thing for those who follow the winds... time to head to Punta Chame.
This year’s Miss Universe pageant offered an unexpected twist that left some, including miss Colombia, disappointed. The surprise ending to this year's Miss Universe pageant was brought to you by host Steve Harvey, who mistakenly named the wrong winner on live television.
On the morning of 20 December 1989, a few hours after the start of the U.S. military invasion on Panama, President George W. Bush gave the official justification for the invasion. Today over 25 years later, those who lost their lived during the invasion are remembered.
Little known, even by Capira residents themselves, sits a forgotten yet heavenly tourist destination. Waterfall La Gloria opens her doors to show unparalleled natural wealth, captivating us immediately and inviting us to explore.
By Clinton Donnelly
Twice this past month, clients have lamented to me about the ordeal of sending money to Panama to buy an apartment. “It’s MY money”, they say. “Why can’t I send it?” Unwittingly, they are entangled in the international laws that bind nations together.
Just one year ago Stephen Quinn was working as a full-time Television Director in the U.S. Always the creative, he has been working with Lighting, Camera and Editing as well as Drawing and Painting for over fifteen years.
December brings us two great celebrations with family and friends: Christmas and New Year’s. After five years of observing wine drinking habits in the beach community, I thought it would be nice to present some wines under $20, with a focus of under $10 for the upcoming holiday season.
For the past 5 years, Louise Belisle the current president of CASA (Coronado Area Social Association), has worked to offer families in need a Christmas food baskets over the holiday season. In partnership with San Carlos local, Sra. Maribel, CASA aims to offer the special day each year for disabled children and their families.
By: Epicurious Em
“There is no greater thing you can do with your life and your work than to follow your passions in a way that serves the world and you.” --Richard Branson
The colonial galleon San Jose, also revered as “the holy grail of shipwrecks,” has been found off the coast of Cartagena, Colombia, announced Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos.
Last night, Panama was alive with cheers and fireworks as the opposition in Venezuela won a majority of seats in the National Assembly. For nearly two decades Venezuela has been under the rule of President Nicolas Maduro and the United Social Party of Venezuela (PSUV).
While Mother’s Day is celebrated throughout the world, the date on which it is celebrated and how, depends on the country your in. In Panama, Mother’s Day is a national holiday celebrated on December 8.
At the Boquete Jazz & Blues Festival, February 25 through 28, 2016, you’ll get an insider’s view of the magic that happens when artists who play well together, well, play together for four days and nights.
The Rincon del Chef Christmas Bazaar is on today until 8:00 p.m. Stop by for some fresh eats, cool drinks, entertainment & shopping! To get the crowd into the Christmas Sprit, The Coronado International School will be preforming Carols at 5:00 p.m.
Caitlin McNaughton, a 21-year old Zoology and Environmental Studies student from Ohio Wesleyan University, is in Panama studying the Geoffroy's tamarin (Saguinus geoffroyi). The Geoffroy's tamarin is also called a Tití monkey here in Panama.
Disney Magic Moments is in Panama this holiday season, for a free parade through the city. The event will take place Sunday December 6 starting at 1:00 p.m. on the Cinta Costera.
The number of Cuban immigrants arriving in Puerto Obaldia has been increasing rapidly. Monday, it was reported that the large number of immigrants arriving daily is overwhelming the small town.
The Juan Carlos Varela government has begun studies on the possibility of constructing a rail road system system between La Chorrera and David.
By: Epicurious Em
QUOTE: “The proper behavior all through the holiday season is to be drunk! This drunkenness culminates on New Year’s Eve, when you get so drunk, you kiss the person you’re married to!” --P. J. O’Rourke
Climate experts announced this Sunday that the recent drought associated with the El Niño weather phenomenon will continue. In recent years, drought has been a main factor in reduced crop production across Central America.
Aldo De Martino is professional hair stylist from Italy. With over 21 years of experience in the beauty industry, Aldo is the owner and lead stylist at Saloon Hair Wellness in Coronado.
The largest conference for climate change in the world will take place in Paris on November 30 2015. Panama is sending what some have called a “mega delegation”. When you hear the list of people attending, it is clear why.