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Oddity Twisted Office Tower F&F Panama City

When many people think of Panama City, images of a sleepy third world city with adobe structures and outhouses seems to be the dominant opinion but this couldn’t be further from the truth. For decades now Panama City has been transforming into a modern and cosmopolitan city, and this building stands as a symbol to […]

Review Contodora Island Panama Day Trip by Boat

While not really a fan of the TV series “Survivor”, I had been aware that one seasons episodes (2003) had been filmed on one of the obscure islands off the coast of Panama known as the Pearl Islands. Ive been on a lifetime quest to find “my piece of paradise” so any destination that includes […]

Review Sortis Hotel and Casino Panama City Panama

I stayed at the Sortis Panama City Hotel and Casino for two nights in July.  As a Marriott Gold member I was offered a room upgrade but declined for a room on a higher floor with a better city view. As a gold member I was also offered a complementary continental breakfast. Both days we […]

Review Manabi Restaurant & Rum Lounge Panama City

We had asked for a menu for the Manabi restaurant when we checked into the Sortis Hotel in Panama City Panama but none were available in english so one of the front desk staff called up to to restaurant to have one brought down. My travel companion suffers from very severe allergies to shellfish, mollusk […]

Review Westin Playa Bonita Panama City Panama

I recently spent three nights at the Westin Playa Bonita. While listed in Panama City, it is located about 20 or more miles from the airport on the western side of the Panama Canal and American Bridge. As such it is a nightmare to reach during the rush hour. Try to arrange your arrival/departure/excursion plans […]