Tag: Panama


San Blas Islands – Fun on Deserted Islands

The Darien Gap. Impassable rainforest located on the border between Panama and Colombia. For years this pristine rainforest has been a haven for drug cartels and guerrillas. So when you want to go from Panama to Colombia, how can you cross this impassable “gap”. Every backpacker knows there are two […]


Panama City Travel Guide

Panama City is the capital and largest city in Panama and has a population of around 1 million. It is probably best known for the Panama Canal and also the fact that it has a high rise skyline, something missing throughout Central America. How to get to Panama City We […]


Bocas Del Toro – Backpacking Paradise or a Sham?

Bocas del Toro was our first introduction to Panama and it is located conveniently close to the Costa Rica border. They are an archipelago of islands on the Caribbean coast of Panama. Its main selling point is that it offers beaches and a cool Caribbean party vibe. Carnival Parade in […]