Day 334 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Observe International CyberSecurity Day! Today is the International Day of Information Security. It was first celebrated in 1988 to sensitize people about the importance of protecting themselves from electronic fraud - especially around the holiday season. Recommendations: Install an anti-virus and anti-malware on your computer, tablet and smartphone and keep them updated.
- Do not open suspicious emails or click on links that seem str
Day 333 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Discover the Wreck of Sub Marine Explorer! Photo:Wikipedia Almost 16 years ago an archaeologist and diver, Jim Delgado, found something incredible. He was on ship passing the San Telmo Island in Pearl Archipelago, Panama when he saw something near the island and investigated. For the past 146 years, a mysterious submarine wreck has ‘surfaced’ at low tide every day. The locals were aware but thought it was from WWII. The discovery tur
Day 332 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Commemorate Independence from Spain! Photo: Fotolia If you missed the earlier celebrations of November you still have the opportunity to join in as Panama celebrates its Independence from Spain, Each year November 28th is recognized as a public holiday commemorating the Independence of Panama from Spain. This was accomplished through a bloodless revolt between November 10 -28, 1821. Seizing the opportunity, when the Spanish governor lef
Day 331 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Learn How To Identify Plants! Panama is filled with a wide variety of flora. Learn which plants can be eaten, how to identify them, how to prepare them and where we can find them. The seminar will discuss edible plants as well as medicinal or non-food uses, all very useful in an emergency situation. The "Survival Food" seminar will be held on Thursday, November 30, at the Metropolitan Natural Park (Las Oropendolas Hall) starting at 6:00
Day 330 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Have Fun at Fantasy World! Fantasy World is a company dedicated to kids entertainment events and parties in Panama. Bring your children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, brothers, sisters or friends children out for a great experience. There is a wide variety of attractions that will give hours of entertainment and a full day of fun. Children can play in magical castles, giant slides, bouncing houses, obstacle courses, mini soccer, clim
Day 329 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Celebrate Feria de San Andrés! Join in the celebration of the fair in honor of San Andrés in Bugaba Chiriqui from November 28th to the 30th. There is a traditional exhibition of high quality cattle from the Panamanian highlands, a display of handicrafts from the region and an opportunity to taste and enjoy the local food.
Day 328 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Stay for Free with "House Sitting"! Experience Panama and stay for free. "House sitting" is a great opportunity to explore the world. It is all about travel lifestyle. Live in a home in Panama or around the world on less income, experience the culture, and gain a global perspective. Bask in the year round warm weather, indulge in the lower cost of living compared to other countries of the world and take advantage of the great healthc
Day 327 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Come out to Carols by Candlelight! The 7th annual Carols by Candlelight fundraising event will take place in Panama on December 2nd. The show starts at 7 pm at the Mirador del Pacifico arena at the Fish Market end of the Cinta Costera. It is free to all who want to bring their blankets or chairs or you can be closer to the action with a reserved seat. Carols by Candlelight has become a Christmas season opener for thousands of Panamani
Day 326 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Hike Los Quetzales Trail! Photo: TripAdvisor The Quetzal Trail is located in Volcán Barú National Park, Panama. It is well maintained and depending on your fitness level can be trekked from Boquete to Cerro Punta which provides an uphill workout, or from Cerro Punta to Boquete which is mostly downhill all the way. The hike can be accomplished in about 5-6 hours. Cruising through the tropical forest you will see a gorgeous array of fa
Day 325 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Observe Dia de Bastimentos! Photo: caribbeansealife.com Celebrate a day full of pride. parades and parties on November 23rd at Dia de Bastimentos (Bastimentos Day). Much like Bocas Day, Bastimentos was founded in the same month and year, November 1903. The festiities take place in Old Bank - Isla Bastimentos. Enjoy the Afro - Caribbean music and dance, contests.