Central America, Panama, Travel

Wonders of the World: How to Visit the Panama Canal

What actually is The Panama Canal, anyway? Might seem like a dumb question- soz about that- but I myself was genuinely not exactly sure, until I took a trip to the Panama Canal from the port of Colón. My ship never sailed fully through the canal, but when we were given the opportunity to visit… Continue reading Wonders of the World: How to Visit the Panama Canal

Central America, Panama, Travel

Visiting an Emberá Village in Panama

Centuries and centuries ago, way before Panama was an actual country, and way way before the Europeans arrived in South and Central America, the rainforests of what is now Colombia and Panama were home to a whole load of different tribes of people. One of these indigenous tribes were known as the Emberá, and in… Continue reading Visiting an Emberá Village in Panama

Central America, Panama, Travel

Exploring Panama City’s Casco Viejo

Panama's capital city, the imaginatively named Panama City, is located on the country's Pacific coast, right at the entrance to the glorious feat of engineering: The Panama Canal. (More on that badboy another time, pals) Although we docked in Colón, on the Caribbean side of the country, the distance overland between the two coastlines is… Continue reading Exploring Panama City’s Casco Viejo