Boquete Panama may be most well known for its position as a top retirement spot for aged Americans, especially after a feature by AARP declared it “something close to heaven ” for prospective retirees. But while it might be…

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While studying Spanish at Habla Ya in Boquete, I opted for an immersive homestay experience for my accommodation. I had been counseled by Habla Ya that a homestay is the best accommodation choice for quickly…

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The Caldera Canyon hike in Boquete, Panama was tough but totally worth it for the oasis at the end!

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In Boquete, you can have your mountains and beach it, too!

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I drink a LOT of coffee. In my overly-hungover-yet-still-functioning college days and my working-2-jobs-while-maniacally-working-out days, coffee was the fuel that kept me moving and also suppressed my appetite, saving time. I thought coffee was pretty magical,…

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Isla Colon is just one of the many islands of the Bocas del Toro archipelago, and perhaps the best home base in the chain. Find out where to stay, what to eat, and the activities you shouldn’t miss!

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After a week studying Spanish intensively in Bocas del Toro, I’d made friends, improved my Spanish comprehension, vocabulary, and most importantly – my confidence!

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Though chocolate is sweet, the reality of life for cacao farmers is anything but.

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I’ve become a bit of a beach snob, but even I have to admit that Isla Bastimentos in Bocas del Toro is something special.

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