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Travel

3 Unexpected Travel Mishaps in Panama

First bruised bone. First jellyfish sting. First time falling in a hole in the sidewalk. Travel mishaps took no mercy these past two months. Our story begins at Uvierto beach, Las Tablas We had all been swimming for quite some time, no issues at all. As the tide began to …
Galleries Travel

Visual Journeys: Cosas de Las Cruces, Panama

This gallery paints a picture of livelihood through things found in rural Panama. From visiting neighbors homes to the cemetery, these images represent several aspects of life in Las Cruces and its low-tempo, relaxing vibe.
Education Travel

Why I Chose to Teach English in Panama

The opportunity to teach English in Panama was one that came to me through those who taught me how to speak Spanish. As a traveler, teaching English in a foreign country is an appealing way to trot to globe — yet my motivations go beyond this.  I’ve spent the past …
Galleries Travel

Visual Journeys: The Urban Ruins of Amador Causeway, Panama

Surrounding the Biomuseo in Panama City, I found myself intrigued by these abandoned spaces along the Amador Causeway. As a stranger who worked the area approached me, we chatted while I guided us away back to the main road.   He told me the once occupied houses and businesses were taken …
Life & Inspiration Travel

Using Spanish: ¿Hablo Español?

For the first time, my Spanish-speaking abilities have been put to a true test. All those grades I’ve received through the years were just measures on a GPA-scale. Being in Panama (or any Spanish-speaking country), puts all that knowledge to the real test: using Spanish in the real world.
Travel

Visual Journeys: 6 Views of Panama City

Magnificant architecture, wildlife, and history all contribute to defining Panama City.  In the midst of winter, the rain breathed energy into the non-stop city. With both urban and natural beauty to admire, I bring you a small view into the city. After an amazing week in the city, I left …
Travel

How I Fell into a Hostel Scam

The truth is: I fell into the hostel scam far before far before I knew what happened.  A note: The hostel that I stayed at was not at fault for what happened. Unfortunately, this scammer is a traveling one ~~ I 100% recommend staying at the Casa Mona Lisa in Panama City. …

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