QLE Guide to Panama City

Panama City is so much more than the canal… Check out this guide to Panama City for tips and tricks on visiting Panama’s capital!

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Casco Viejo: Cool, Colorful, and Colonial

Now a World Heritage Site, Casco Viejo is a marvelous mix of old and new, with old ruins, colorful colonial architecture, and modern tourist ventures.

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Study Spanish in Panama City

For my last and final week studying Spanish in Panama with Habla Ya, I returned to my point of arrival in Panama City. Much different than the beachside vacation hot spot of Bocas del Toro or the… View Post

How to Visit the Panama Canal On Your Own

The Panama Canal is easy (and cheap!) to visit on your own, especially with these tips.

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Searching for Sloths in the Least Likely Place: Panama City

After over a month in Central America, I’d given up on finding sloths… until I reached the unlikely location of Panama City.

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Biomuseo and Smithsonian in Panama City: Celebrating Biodiversity

Panama is one of the most ecologically diverse countries on the planet, and Panama City is the (surprisingly) best place to celebrate this biodiversity.

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Quarter Life Guide to Boquete Panama

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… View Post

Homestay in Boquete Panama

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… View Post

Rio Canyon Hike to Boquete Panama’s Oasis

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

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Beaches in Boquete Panama? Chiriqui Gulf Adventures

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

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