Category: Travel

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. …
Travel

The Class System in The Sky

After so many flights in my life, I think I can officially speak about how the class system on a plane oddly reflects how classes of the world are divided.