Prostitution in Panama: Trafficked in a Legal Market

Prostitution is legal in Panama. Did you know that? I didn’t, at least not until shortly before our trip. When I think of legal prostitution, Amsterdam comes to mind, then some weird brothel in Nevada. I wasn’t sure what I would see in Panama City, but I kept an open mind. So what does the … Read moreProstitution in Panama: Trafficked in a Legal Market

The San Blas Islands: Panamanian Backpacker Paradise

White sandy beaches, clear waters and coral reefs- some of my favorite things. So of course, I had to go to San Blas. What is San Blas? The San Blas islands are a a tropical archipelago off the Caribbean coast of Panama, within an autonomous region owned and operated entirely by the indigenous Kuna people. … Read moreThe San Blas Islands: Panamanian Backpacker Paradise

Rainforest in the City: Metropolitan Natural Park

Panama City is a huge, densely urban, cosmopolitan city. For the city-going tourist, there’s plenty to do and see, the canal, high end restaurants and shopping and an active nightlife. However, if you find yourself in Panama City craving a bit of nature, the Parque Natural Metropolitan comes highly recommended. The Parque Natural Metropolitan, or … Read moreRainforest in the City: Metropolitan Natural Park

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