This Trip Plan includes some of the places I visited in late December 2008 / early January 2009.
Set right on the Panama Canal, this expansive 107-room resort has amenities galore—which will appeal to those wanting their creature comforts along with... more
Bird-watchers, or those who want to get their eco-fix without venturing too far into the jungle, will feel right at home at this small inn, set at treetop... more
Didn't get here, but I heard great things about this. Highly recommend.
Locals like to call it the "Eighth Wonder of the World," and the Panama Canal, completed in 1914 at the cost of $375 million and 5,609 human lives, really is an... more
Visited Miraflores Lock. Amazing. Also went to Barro Colorado -- Definitely a must visit!
There are no beaches around Panama City, so resident sun- and sand-lovers head to the islands in the Gulf of Panama. Beautiful and historically rich Isla Taboga... more
Didn't make it here. Arrived late for the ferry. Be sure to get there 1/2 hour early. They seem to operate on their own sense of "schedule."