Pinapple Tour with VERBA ODREC

by Raffaele Campomolla The Pineapple – A beautiful, delicious fruit that has an incredible freshness and is just perfect as a healthy snack or combined in a sweet dessert. Lots of people love this tropical fruit – but do you actually know how pineapples are grown? Learn all about pineapples in a tour at the…

Gastronomy experience in Panama

By Juliette Darmon There is no culture without gastronomy! But too often and unfortunately, people tend to think that a gastronomy tour vulgarly means eating all day… But here is the mistake! Gastronomy fully takes part of a cultural journey! It’s a real rich and unmissable experience for a complete trip! Of course the main…

GAMBOA RAINFOREST AND APPC

By Juliette Darmon Nature, wild animals, birds, rainforest, amazing views… What a beautiful day in Gamboa, less than one hour away from the city! Asociación Panamericana para la conservación (APPC) center rescues threatened wild animals finding in the middle of the jungle to save, care and heal them all year long before putting them back…

A day with the Embera

By Juliette Darmon This experience has to be lived during your trip in Panama, so save some time for one day among the Embera community! The driver will pick you up at your hotel early in the morning for around one-hour trip until Corotú pier. There, you will board on a motorized piragua and travel…

Do I Need a Special Vaccination to Enter Panama?

You may need malaria prophylaxis if you are planning on traveling to remote jungle areas such as the Darien. There are several cases of dengue fever reported annually throughout Panama; so we generally recommend avoiding mosquito bites by wearing long clothes and using repellents. Yellow fever also exists in certain parts of Panama, mostly in…

Educationa and Academic tours

What is Authenticity? Take as an example a photo you took of an indigenous woman in colorful clothes during your travels and imagine looking at it at home. Imagine knowing this woman’s story, having experienced her every-day life and the beauty of her culture and traditions. Imagine the difference it would make, if you would…

Paradise Getaway: Tavida Lodge

Going up the road on the edge of the volcanic crater of El Valle de Anton offers spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and the coast line of Panama province. Following the windy steep mountain road surrounded by beautiful nature will eventually take you into the region of Posada La Vieja, with conic peaks…

I love Panama Chocolate!

The Panamanian chocolate is not yet well known, but once  you have tasted it you will love it forever! Panama is the 31st largest producer of CACAO with a total production of an estimated 900 tones.  This amazing country produces a unique quality of cacao that is getting noticed among the chocolate lovers. In Panama…

Tourism, Education and Conservation in Panama: STRI

Panama has to be considered as one of the leading destinations for students interested in tropical biology and rainforest preservation. As a land bridge between the two continents, Panama is a meeting place of over 970 species of birds from North and South America. Its tremendous biodiversity and the accessibility of its tropical forests make…