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24 hours in: Panama City

24 hours in: Panama City

Panama City has it all: history, culture, a fantastic culinary scene, exciting nightlife and enough unique sights and attractions, both modern and historic, to keep any traveller enticed. A short visit will give you a good taste of what makes the Panamanian capital so special, and our local Panama City...
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Things to do in: Panama City

Things to do in: Panama City

There are a lot of good reasons to visit Panama, a country packed with tropical beaches, history, culture, wildlife and adventure-travel opportunities. Panama City alone could take up the majority of your travel time thanks to a burgeoning culinary scene and buzzing nightlife, and of course the marvel of engineering...
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Panama City’s 5 Best-Kept Secret Eats

Panama City’s 5 Best-Kept Secret Eats

Panama City is vibrant, exciting, and filled with tasty food. Street food seekers will want to hit up the stands known as fondas, which serve up cheap, authentic Panamanian dishes, while fine diners can flock to bistros, cafés, and restaurants boasting everything from fresh seafood to gourmet international dishes. Here...
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This tour guide is one of Panama’s best guitar players

This tour guide is one of Panama’s best guitar players

When Gonzo was 14, he was just a kid who loved to rock. His dad had gifted him a guitar when he was 10 years old and by the time he was 14, he had played his way into a local rock band in Colon, Panama. “I didn’t like the...
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The story behind Panama’s unique fusion cuisine

The story behind Panama’s unique fusion cuisine

Panama’s cuisine is fusion by obligation.” That’s how Mario Castrellón, who could be considered the most important Panamanian chef these days, describes the gastronomy of his home country. This makes complete sense since Panama has been a crossroads for the world since the 16th century, growing rapidly as an important...
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A roadtrip mishap turned traveller Ross into a local guide

A roadtrip mishap turned traveller Ross into a local guide

Panama is a melting pot of cultures. Expats, foreigners and locals all intermingle throughout daily life, but who is a local really? Other than the Indigenous people, a huge percentage of the population is those who come from away. Meet Ross Alford, a ‘local’ Urban Adventures tour guide in Panama...
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How to be an ethical coffee drinker

How to be an ethical coffee drinker

It used to seem obvious that tea was the most widely consumed drink in the world, after water. But with coffee shops popping up all over the place and the twitteratti debating the merits of flat whites and cold brews, you might be forgiven for thinking that coffee has overtaken...
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How ethical is your chocolate bar?

How ethical is your chocolate bar?

There’s bad news, chocolate fans: industry experts are predicting that the world’s supply of cocoa could run out as soon as 2020, spelling disaster for chocolate-lovers and for six million farmers around the world (not to mention their families and their communities), who rely on growing and selling cocoa to...
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Everything you need to know about coffee

Everything you need to know about coffee

Think you know your beans from your brews? Can you name the country that drinks the most coffee? How about the legend behind where it all started? Check out our handy coffee infographic below, then impress your barista when you say you’re stopping by for a fika. Sources: chartsbin, ico.org,...
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5 Easy Peasy Budget Travel Tips

5 Easy Peasy Budget Travel Tips

Travelling doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, it probably shouldn’t. But on the flip side, being on a budget doesn’t mean you have to compromise on experience. You’ve probably worked hard to save for your trip, so you still want to enjoy it and feel like you’re actually...
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