Monthly Archives: September 2015

Starbucks Now Open in Panama – 20 Locations Coming

The first of twenty Starbucks locations in Panama has just opened.  The first location is in Panama City.  It is just a matter of time before you see the willing mermaid pop up throughout the country.  Starbucks will open 19 more in the next five years. Starbucks has long had coffee roots in Panama.  After Read More

Condé Nast on Where to See the Atlantic & Pacific at The Same Time

A defining characteristic of Boquete is majestic Volcan Baru, Panama’s tallest peak at 11,397 feet. (3,474 meters). Thousands of tourists descend upon Boquete each year to reach the summit. They enjoy incredible views and, weather permitting, the site of both oceans from the peak. The trail is accessible to the novice hiker in good shape Read More

Thousands of Panamanians March to Fight Cancer

Panamanians are a charitable people.   Their commitment to others and the huge numbers who volunteer to help are inspiring. This annual event to fight cancer brought thousands of people to the streets in Panama City and ten other locations throughout the country.  The proceeds support efforts of the National Cancer Institute with a focus Read More

David Panama’s Huge New $180 Million “Federal Mall” is a Go – Update: Transport Center May Not Be Moved

Casa Solution has confirmed with the developer, Grupo Los Pueblos, that Federal Mall is a go.  Think Albrook Mall next to the bus station and Marcos A. Gelabert Airport in Panama City.  This project was to follow the same concept, a huge mall next to a key transportation center.  It’s no coincidence that the developer Read More