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Here's Why The Panama Canal Expansion Has Everyone Excited

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 07.18.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

If you're wondering where the cash comes from to fund the seemingly boundless public works projects in the works here in Panama, look no further than the sliver of water that bisects the isthmus just west of Panama City ... the Panama Canal.

Honey Explores Panama City, Panama

Honey Good | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel
Honey Good

By Susan "Honey" Good As our jet dropped below cloud level, I was taken aback as I looked down on the capital of Panama, Panama City! It is the most ...

How To Slow Down And Enjoy The View By Retiring Overseas | Posted 06.16.2016 | Fifty

I'm sitting on a bench, looking out at the deep blue waters of Panama Bay. A row of tall palm trees lines the walkway in front of me. Food stalls serve fresh ceviche and grilled fish to the many locals and visitors that come here to walk, jog, or just sit and enjoy the view.

Trending Destination: 3 Perfect Days in Panama City, Panama | Posted 04.28.2016 | Travel

By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog As visitors flock to Central American countries like Costa Rica, Belize--and increasingly Nicaragua--i...

Casco Viejo Is the First Place You Should Visit in Panama

Jessica Langer | Posted 04.12.2016 | Travel
Jessica Langer

Casco Viejo, also known as Casco Antiguo, and commonly referred to as Old Panama City by Tourists is the Colonial district of Panama City. Literally t...

Panama City Beach: Time for Family Fun!

Kiley Smith | Posted 02.15.2016 | Travel
Kiley Smith

Panama City Beach Bans Alcohol During Spring Break - Time for Family Fun! 2016 is prepped to be a year unlike any other for Panama City Beach. ...

Panama: Canal Crawls and a Cup of Perfect Coffee

Peter Mandel | Posted 02.03.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Panama wants us to think of it as more than a feat of engineering; more than a continental bridge; more than headquarters for summer hats. This is why I am here. I want to check out its highlands and some of the animals and birds that you have to sneak around quietly to see.

Watch Wingsuited Model Soar Between Two Skyscrapers In Death-Defying Stunt

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.19.2015 | Weird News

Wingsuit pilot Roberta Mancino soared between two skyscrapers in Panama City for her latest death-defying stunt. Breathtaking footage posted online Th...

The Quest to Build the World's Most Sustainable Town in the Middle of the Panamanian Jungle

Carly Schwartz | Posted 01.15.2016 | Green
Carly Schwartz

Skeptics often ask Stice what a bunch of idealistic American millennials living together in the jungle are doing doing to responsibly integrate with the wider Panamanian community. But observing Kalu Yalans interacting with their neighbors suggests it's extremely important to them.

New Life Comes to the Heart of Panama's Old City

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 10.29.2015 | Travel
Dimitri Ehrlich

Just a few miles from the gleaming but largely uninhabited white towers of modern Panama City's skyline, it's a small area of crumbling but glorious architecture some of which dates back to the 17th century.

How Not to See Panama in Six Days

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 10.13.2015 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

Travel's imperfections - whether brought on by your own hand or another's - open the door for serendipitous surprises and unexpected adventures. These chance occurrences have always led to my favorite and most memorable experiences.

Woman Drops 238 Pounds and Inspires Others to Lose Weight as a Motivational Speaker

Janice Celeste | Posted 10.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Janice Celeste

Coleman began losing weight on her own naturally, even though her doctor told her that she couldn't lose over 200 pounds without surgery. Coleman replied to her doctor, "Oh, I will do it," and she did.

Alexander Howard

Nobody Fixed These Potholes Until The Potholes Asked For It Themselves | Alexander Howard | Posted 06.10.2015 | Technology

What an ingenious project!

The Role You Can Play in Preventing Sexual Assault

Scott Berkowitz | Posted 06.16.2015 | Impact
Scott Berkowitz

There are a number of ways you can help to end sexual violence. From being aware of the risks to trusting your instincts and stepping in when a friend needs your help, you may be able to help prevent a sexual assault from occurring.

The Panama Summit of the Americas: What to Expect

Richard E. Feinberg | Posted 06.08.2015 | Impact
Richard E. Feinberg

The Panama summit could be yet another contentious conclave and wasted opportunity -- or it could be a triumphal moment for multilateral diplomacy and U.S. leadership in its own hemisphere.

A Man, a Plan, a Canal -- Panama

Laura Grier | Posted 05.31.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

I was completely wrong about Panama. I was wrong to think I could sum up everything this country has to offer in only a week. I honestly left feeling a bit teased by my experience. There is SO much to do here and so much more ground to cover.

Why Panama Is Still One Of The World's Best Retirement Spots

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 03.23.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

I first recommended Panama as a top choice for living, retiring, investing, and doing business overseas more than 15 years ago, and I'm more bullish on this country's prospects and the opportunities it offers today than ever.

A Ride on the New Panama Metro, Central America's First Subway

Mark Chesnut | Posted 01.03.2015 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

Panama's capital is truly in growth mode. Consider this: Panama City is home to the tallest buildings in Central America, the first Waldorf Astoria and Trump hotels in Latin America, and the first Frank Gehry-designed museum (the BioMuseo) in Latin America.

Is Panama Truly a Retirement Haven? Part 1 of 5

George Rajna | Posted 03.04.2014 | Fifty
George Rajna

Over the last 10 years, countless periodicals, blogs and websites have claimed that Panama is an ideal retirement destination for a variety of reasons.

International Film Festival Fare Dazzles Panama Audiences

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 06.24.2013 | Arts
Andrea R. Vaucher

The second edition of the Festival Internacional de Cine de Panama wrapped last week and for seven days offered Panamanians a taste of what is available cinematically besides Cruise and Cameron, Pirates and Potter.

Panama City's Casco Viejo

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 06.12.2013 | Travel
Patrick McGinnis

On the advice of a Panamanian friend, I decided to book myself into a hotel in the Casco Viejo, also known as San Felipe or the Casco Antiguo. The Casco Viejo is the Old City of Panama and it is the city's heart and soul.

Fear, Loathing and Chicken Wings in Panama City, FLA: The Hooters World Wing Eating Championship -- Part One

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 06.05.2013 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

At the age of 42 -- older, but no wiser -- I returned to spring break for 14 hour run in Panama City.

Spring Break Is For Families, Too

Posted 03.05.2013 | Travel

It's that time of year again: Thousands of co-eds across the country are gearing up to flock to destinations warm and sandy, to likely engage in the k...

A Hunt For Panamanian Hot Sauce

Andrea Poe | Posted 03.29.2013 | Travel
Andrea Poe

Will he give us a taste, Oscar asks? The man will not.

PHOTOS: The Past And Future Shake Hands In Panama

Mark Chesnut | Posted 03.18.2013 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

In Panama City, high rise steel looms over tin roofs and street vendors compete with fancy restaurants, where the country's namesake hats don't look a bit out of place.