Apparently, Panama is among the top 5 best-rated countries in the world in which to retire. Facts like this, together with the attractions of a tropical climate and the buzz of a Latin American country are hard to ignore. Throw into the mix really cheap flights with
from Europe and we’re ready to start researching our journey. Be sure to first check out our Lufthansa for this 26-day roundtrip Plan, Maps and Budget . to Panama City Bocas Del Toro
Roundtrip Panama City to Bocas
Our roundtrip Panama City to Bocas Del Toro included breaks on both Pacific and Atlantic sides of the country: A full itinerary with mountains, beaches, cities and jungle.
Getting Gringoed in Bocas del Toro
Overcharging of foreigners is called ‘getting gringoed’... and in Panama you'd better get used to it.
Avianca from Bogota to Panama
Bogota Airport - definitely a 'habla español' wake-up call
🗺️ Hidden in the Heart of Central America
Located in the western part of the country, the charming town of David in Panama is a hidden gem that is often overlooked by travelers.
Coffee Tours in Boquete Panama ☕
You can learn a lot from coffee tours in Boquete Panama - The darker espresso has little caffeine compared to lighter American-style coffee
Panama Canal Kayaking 🛶
When planning our trip, we didn't realize that kayaking was just one of the activities available on the Panama Canal.
Boquete Mountain Trails, Panama
Although a huge draw for tourists, take into account some recent incidents before heading out alone on the Boquete Mountain Trails.
Soná Prison Break Guard's Baseball Cap
As made famous in the classic TV series 'Prison Break' . Now you too can wear the cap - 'Penitenciaría Federal de Soná'
Soná from 'Prison Break' - A real place?
Fan of Season Three's Soná of 'Prison Break' fame? Then travel by bus to Santa Catalina in Panama and you'll get to visit Soná in person.
Panama Travel Plan
It's in the top 5 best-rated countries in the world in which to retire. We put together a 4-week Panama travel plan to decide for ourselves
Boca Chica and Boca Brava
If you want to disappear off the grid, Boca Chica and Boca Brava is the place. It's difficult enough to get to, but you'll find solitude...
Getting around Panama by Shuttle Bus
If you have some extra dollars and want to make your travel a little easier, then getting around Panama by shuttle bus may be the answer.
Panama City - Santa Catalina by Bus 😲
No guns allowed onboard... But make sure you take enough cash to Santa Catalina, because the nearest ATM is in Soná, 1½ hours away.
Lufthansa longhaul experience ✈️
Does Lufthansa live up to its reputation as best in Europe & 9th best in the world? Checkout our Lufthansa longhaul inflight experience.
Panama Budget & Final Impressions
Is Panama really a place to retire to? Our Panama travel budget suggests one answer to the question but how about our overall impressions?
What to do in Boquete Panama
Most of the action is centered around a short but busy central high street: Start here when you're looking for what to do in Boquete Panama.
Bastimentos, Bocas Del Toro - Panama
From publicity photos of Isla Bastimentos Bocas Del Toro you might be expecting something of a treat. We left our expectations at the jetty.
Roundtrip Panama City to Bocas Del Toro
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