10 recipes to prepare with children during quarantine, a family plan without leaving home
One of the most complicated tasks in quarantine is to entertain the children, so we propose 10 easy and fun recipes to prepare as a family.
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One of the most complicated tasks in quarantine is to entertain the children, so we propose 10 easy and fun recipes to prepare as a family.
Five hours from Panama City by car or 45 minutes by charter flights is Pedasí, a district in the province of Los Santos, located on the southern tip of the Azuero peninsula. This place has become the new offer for beach tourism, sightings of turtles, cetaceans (whales) and wildlife refuge. Admired for its security, gastronomy, customs, traditions and rural architecture, thousands of tourists come to this place to make their vacations the most comfortable of their lives. Consolidated as a true tourist landscape and full of spectacular relaxation sites that intertwine culture and ecology, Pedasí undoubtedly represents one of the greatest treasures of this Central American country. In each of the corners of this cozy town you can find something interesting to do, from visiting an enclave or enjoy the beautiful prints of customs and traditions that impress Panamanians and foreigners, even surfing at Playa Venao.
An hour and a half from the tables there is a beach paradise that will make you disconnect from absolutely everything. This destination is located in Tonosí, Los Santos, it is named for the abundance of cambutes, a kind of snail with a delicious mollusk, sought after for its exquisiteness..
Alongside the leisure and recreational facilities, an 18–hole Nicklaus Design par–72 championship golf course rounds out the offerings. Painted in warm earth tones and topped with tejas, the Buenaventura closely integrates with the natural environment and the nascent residential area, creating a bit of a southern California suburban feel.
After the success of the pilot edition, we celebrated the second convocation of the Panama-Locarno Industry Academy International, an initiative organized by the Panama International Film Festival and the Locarno Festival.
There are so many things to do in Panama City, it's hard to know where to start. Whether it's shopping, tourism, live music, or wine and restaurants, this cosmopolitan city really has something for everyone. The same goes for fun outdoor adventures. One of the biggest requests from tourists and expats who live or travel to Panama, is to know where to find the best adventures and outdoor activities, whether in the city, or nearby. Luckily there is a lot to do and you will find that your next outdoor escape is just around the corner, and at a budget and skill level that suits everyone. Here are our suggestions for the best things to do outdoors in Panama City and its surroundings.
The administrator of the Panama Tourism Authority (ATP), Ivan Eskildsen, handed over to the authorities of the Ministry of Health (Minsa) and the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (Mici) the proposal called "Strategic Plan for the Reactivation of Companies, Services and Activities in the Tourism Sector".
Although its preparation only requires having a grill and quality meat, its preparation goes beyond, since beef is not the same in all areas of the animal. Here the cuts of meat come into play, very different between them. If you are thinking of making a barbecue at home, do not forget to take into account the differences they have in order to cook them properly. The cuts of Argentine meat possess a series of very marked peculiarities that distinguish them from those of the other countries including Spain.
The Santa Maria Hotel & Golf Resort, which debuted earlier this year in Panama City, Panama, has launched a new gastronomic venture in the city’s thriving culinary scene with the opening of The Grill House FSH & STK, a fine-dining restaurant inside the resort’s clubhouse that overlooks its golf course. Poised to be a top gathering spot for locals and visitors alike, The Grill House concept focuses on classic steakhouse staples while incorporating progressive Panamanian flavors.
The oldest and smallest neighborhood in Panama City, Casco Viejo, is known for its historic character, beautiful architecture and vibrant nightlife, and although it is within walking distance of the heart of the city full of skyscrapers, it feels like a a world away.
With only three square kilometers and located in the province of Bocas del Toro, is this small Panamanian tropical paradise. It is considered the habitat par excellence of the three-fingered pygmy sloth. Despite the little interaction, the sloth is in critical danger of extinction. It is also home to the red and blue arrow frog.
An impressive place, still uninhabited, is Isla Iguana, a paradise in the middle of the Gulf of Panama, in the Pacific Ocean. Isla Iguana is located 320 kilometers southwest of Panama City, in the District of Pedasí, Province of Los Santos, 7 kilometers from the coast (45 minutes by small boat). This island is formed by intrusive basalt 50 million years ago and is covered by marine sedimentary rocks of the Cenozoic era.
Archaeological, cultural and human value, highlight the commemoration of the 500 years of a city that since its foundation has become a transit route for the world - Panama City.
These are four very intense days away from work, the office or shopping, which are replaced by numerous parades, floats, dances, costumes and masks that are found in the main streets of both the capital and the rest of the towns where it is celebrated in style.
The health authorities have taken extreme measures to isolate and even totally quarantine some of Santiago's municipalities. This measure, relieves the importance of staying at home to prevent, among all, that the Coronavirus Covid-19 continues to spread.
Mexican food is made up of a series of delicious dishes such as cochinita pibil, pozoles, ahuautle pancakes, and so on. However, the exquisite taste so rich - and sometimes very spicy - is due to the combination of ingredients of pre-Hispanic and European origin.!
On February 7 and 8 will be held in Pedasi, in the Panamanian province of Los Santos, the third edition of Barro Fest, an event that integrates the traditional festival of the board of embarra with a show of indie rock
The chef in charge is Roberto Richa and following in the line is Erasmo Bosquez. It is a duo that from the outside they seem to work and create their dishes in a reserved way, but when they put the dish in front they speak for themselves, or rather, they shout at you alone.
Thanks to the creation of a penal colony on the Island of Coiba (1919-1991), seventy-five percent of the island is old and virgin forest and is full of exotic birds and other animals. Having been home to some of the most feared criminals in the country and many political prisoners, few people dared to get too close to the island.
In the province of Chiriqui, there are Las Lajas, an extensive beach of 15 kilometers long, and kilometers of mangroves that house various species of fauna, plants and trees. Although its greatest attraction is tranquility, an area of Panama liberated by the time of a mass tourism that comes to transform and change the environment.
Located in the Caribbean, between Colon and the Bocas del Toro archipelago, we find a unique island, not only in Panama, but in the world. The Escudo de Veraguas, located in the Ngabe - Bugle region, is an island of only three hectares, if you are well equipped with high boots, long pants and bravery, to face the lush jungle that covers the island.
Western culture has brought together in the Valentine's Day celebration a number of ancient customs, many of them ritualized, aimed at celebrating, promoting and extolling the love of the couple. It is celebrated in a different way from one corner of the world to another. In Spain, lovers give each other a gift and it is a day where there is no lack of flowers and romantic dinners.
To talk about Christmas in Panama is to talk about a mixture of cultures and customs, as Panamanians celebrate with a combination of North American, Spanish and own practices, so we will mention the main traditions at this time.
A group of young entrepreneurs have developed a cultural festival called “Barro Fest”, which celebrates the power of the community that we find in the tradition of the Embarra Board and in the indie rock scene.
The icon known and internationally associated to Panama is its Channel. It is also your most wanted product. With the possible exception of tourists entering Bocas del Toro from Costa Rica, the unique experience of exploring the Panama Canal is pursued by every foreigner who sets foot in our country.
Copa Airlines launched a campaign on Wednesday that aims to attract more than 125,000 tourists to Panama, encouraging travelers in transit to stay in the Central American country for up to a week, on their way to their final destination or country of origin. "Panama Stopover" (Panama Escala) campaign, which offers "knowing two destinations with the price of one", was presented at the facilities of the Biodiversity Museum, in the capital, by Copa in conjunction with the Panama Tourism Authority ( ATP) and the Tourism Promotion Fund (Promtur), which collaborated on the idea. The airline said that with this offer it seeks to encourage the more than 6 million passengers that annually travel through Panama to include an extended stop in their itinerary. the country of up to seven days at the time of buying the ticket, without additional cost in the air fare. This way, tourists can enjoy two destinations for the price of one.
Music is the protagonist in many events of our lives. A song can take us to specific moments of our memories. It is that powerful a symphony that you can transport us and fill us with emotion. Listening to music we relax and motivate ourselves. With it, we find rhythm or balance. And nothing beats the experience of listening to your favorite music performed right in front of you. Living the moment and emotions first hand is a delight. Therefore, we have put together a list of music venues where you can enjoy live music in Panama City.
Before the Spanish conquerors arrived at the isthmus, the indigenous groups ate corn, squash, otoe, yucca, tapir meat, zaino and squirrel, as well as fruits such as bananas and pixbae. The Spaniards not only imposed monoculture and extensive breeding of cattle, but it took a long time to give up their European diet: olives, wine, oranges, chickpeas and eggplants.
Among surfers, it is said that Panama has beaches for all levels and types of surfers: for those who like to break waves, for those who prefer to slide inside a large water pipe, for those who enjoy sailing on their board, for those who dare with pirouettes and short flights above the sea. It is known that Panama has more than 50 points to surf in comfort, without fuss or multitudes.
Before starting the tour, the administrator of the Tourism Authority of Panama, Iván Eskildsen, said that the Coffee Circuit has a very strong component "that we are going to support and promote." In addition, he recalled that in the first Tourist Cabinet held in the Biomuseum, in the capital city, it was mentioned that tourism products will be prioritized The Folklore Route, The Transistmic Colonial Route and the Coffee Circuit.
Before traveling to a new destination, I always try to do some background research. However, before my visit to Panama, I was unable to study the destination in advance. What resulted was an eye-opening experience I didn’t see coming. I had been to Central America twice before, and loved it, so I had high expectations, but Panama still surprised me.
After so much adrenaline comes calm. A tour of the calm waters of Gatun Lake by cayac is recommended, especially to relax the body. This sport can be done as a couple, alone or in a group observing the natural landscape and enjoying the cool breeze that embraces while paddling. And if you prefer, you can take a boat ride with capacity for 20 people
I had the privilege of hosting two great Cass Tours groups on our annual trip to Pedasi, Panama, each group consisted of 16 anglers. We have been fishing Pedasi since 2001 and there’s a reason its called the “Tuna Coast” as this area has an enormous population of Yellowfin Tuna though most are football size fish anywhere from 15 to 30 pounds we have on occasion caught 100+ pound tuna.
With more than 300,000 attendees and $4.5 million in scholarships announced since 2005, the Panama Jazz Festival is one of the most important events in the region. Its master classes, which provide approximately $85,000 in music education, have become the Bridge of the Americas for students throughout the region, creating unprecedented educational tourism in Latin America and acting as a global example of responsible, inclusive and fair globalization.
After undertaking five years ago with the Nazca 21 restaurant and opening a second location in San Carlos, chef Aristóteles Breña started this year with a third franchise located in the Costa del Este Ocean Mall, and whose letter preserves one of the badges of Peruvian food: the preparation of dishes based on seafood. Our visit opened with an appetizer pisco sour and an entrance recommended by the house: the imperial seafood jelly, one of the most requested delicacies prepared with chicharrón of fish and a mixture of seafood served with fried yuccas and bathed in Creole sauce. 'One of the first things we did was to think about our audience. For the public in Panama we have been adapting many flavors and softening some sauces and spicy ', explains Breña, who details that another of the most requested dishes of the menu is undoubtedly the traditional ceviche, based on fresh fish and whose cooking is It produces in the lemon juice with purple onion and a fair dose of itching.
2019 seems to be a great opportunity for Central America to place Panama in the TOP 5.
As every year, the prestigious American magazine The New York Times launched 52 recommendations with its tourist attractions around the world. And 2019 seems to be a great opportunity for Central America, placing Panama in the TOP 5 of the 52 countries that must visit during this year change.
Spanish cuisine is one of the most important in the world, valued and internationally known for its quality and incomparable products. It is true that in the international arena French or Italian food, for different reasons, have an impact beyond their frontiers.
The second chapter of Food Truck Race starts with strength as competitors were subjected to tests of speed and dexterity of their kitchen...
The celebration of the burger week is about to come to an end in the participating venues, however, there is still a date to celebrate. And it is that, of almost 50 restaurants that participated in this long-awaited edition, only six were selected for the next stage: The Burger Challenge Fest.
There are four ways to get to the San Blas archipelago by land. Two of these ways of visiting San Blas are very expensive: the first is the organized tour, which picks you up at your hotel in Panama and that will cost no less than $ 200 (sleeping one night and with the tickets separately) and the other expensive way to visit the islands is to travel by boat from Colón or from Colombia, which is also one of the most glamorous ways to visit the San Blas archipelago from Panama or to cross the Darien cork. The problem is that a trip by boat of two or three nights will not be less than 500 dollars per person.
One of the main professional golf tours returns this season to the country. In March, the PGA Tour Latin America will launch its tournament schedule with the Buenaventura Classic. The PGA Tour Latin America returns this year to the Buenaventura Golf Club, after almost three seasons outside the tournament schedule.
Panama, 6:15 in the afternoon, the sun begins to get lost on the horizon while leaving a beautiful sky lit with shades ranging from the most intense orange to the most blurred pink in a matter of minutes. This is the time that every day delights us the evening giving us a perfect sky to immortalize the beauty of nature that surrounds us.
The craft beer market has been growing in Panama since 2013. Previous to that year, the offer was minimal and of little variety, but nowadays new options enter the market of constant way. Several local breweries have opted to participate in international competitions, where they have obtained high recognition, helping with this to position Panama in the international market as a country of quality beer production.
From times as far away as the Roman Empire, the Italians were known for preparing great feasts, with food as the main attraction. An example of this were the exquisite delicacies based on birds brought from France, the Spanish oysters and the succulent Arab desserts accompanied by the best European wines; all seasoned with spices and local seasoning.
The newly re-opened and relocated bar and restaurant The Fish Market, located a few steps from the Plaza Herrera of Casco Antiguo, is a ticket to an unknown destination. It's sitting in first class and expecting a surprise when landing.
AltaPlaza Mall, a new shopping proposal in Panama City, presents its Exclusive Shopping Passport for Tourists. All tourists who have less than three months of being in our country, can acquire their Purchase Passport free of charge, registering their data in the information center of the Mall, located at level 1. With this new service, tourists will be able to enjoy their stay in Panama, doing their shopping at AltaPlaza Mall, receiving discounts of up to 20% at the participating stores.
Did you know that the Pilgrim Pearl of Philip II and that it was also owned by the actress Elizabeth Taylor was found in the archipelago of Las Perlas? In fact, some of the most famous pearls in the world came from sea-floor oysters around the hundred islands that make up the archipelago. Many were the daring ones who swam among hundreds of sharks to get these precious pearls. Currently, the Las Perlas archipelago is one of the main tourist areas of Panama that attracts tourists from all over the world. The beautiful beaches of these islands are surrounded by calm and shallow waters that allow you to glimpse a fine white sand. Composed of ninety islands and countless number of islets, the Las Perlas archipelago is located far from the Pacific coast in the Bay of Panama.
The natural heritage of Panama and its ecosystems and pristine spaces allow many tourists to enjoy the isthmus and make adventure tourism and different activities, which allow us to have fun with risky sports. Undoubtedly, rivers, beaches and mountains have given rise to skydiving, mountaineering, cayucos races or rappelling in the wooded areas of this country.
Some 112 delegations, 42 allegorical cars and more than 17 thousand women dressed in polleras de gala, montuna, embroidered, darned, coquito, talc in shade, talcum in the sun or shaded, polleras congo and others who opted for the stylized dress participated in the the eighth version of the Parade of the Thousand Polleras. This year the standard bearers were Samy and Sandra Sandoval accompanied the queen of the capital carnival 2018 Yanidia Maure and her princesses Natasha Vargas and Leydis González. "I feel proud to wear the pollera, to be the standard bearer and to share this moment with the small town. It's the third time I've seen it, and this parade does not lack anything, they have to do it four times a year, "said Sandra Sandoval. While the administrator of the Tourism Authority Gustavo Him, I point out that the parade, in addition to extolling our cultural and folkloric expressions exposing the beauty of the pollera, also seeks to promote tourism and family coexistence. The parade began in the Governorate of the city of Las Tablas, continuing along the street of Paseo Carlos López, down to Bolívar street and returning through the 8 de Noviembre street until finishing at the grounds of the Royal Gin Garden.
Traveling is one of the great pleasures of life, but many times we find that we do not know how to organize the travel suitcase. It is very common to carry unnecessary things causing us to have weight and little space to return home with new things from our destination. For this reason, we have given ourselves the task of finding useful tips that can help you make the way easily, organized and with enough space to add extra things.
A corridor of paradisiacal beaches of the Panamanian Pacific and the benefits of the hotel infrastructure are specified under a brand launched by the Tourism Authority of Panama, with the aim of attracting more tourists. This is the "Pacific Riviera", a beach area from the peninsula of Punta Chame, west of the city of Panama, to the coastal town of Farallon, in the central province of Cocle, authorities reported during a formal ceremony at a hotel of the sector in that area.
It is said that: "Flor del Aire was an Indian maiden, daughter of the chief of the town ..." If you have heard this introduction, you have been with the children "Cuenta-cuentos" of the Piedra Pintada in the Valle de Antón; otherwise, we invite you to visit El Valle, listen to the legend of "La India Dormida" and the explanation of Piedra Pintada. The painted stone is a large dacitic volcanic rock and an archaeological sample of Panama; Some hypotheses indicate that it is a map of El Valle and its surroundings.
Ceviche is an appetizer that is consumed in various parts of the world, and Panama is no exception. Its flavor goes from the acidic to the refreshing, but always attractive to the palate.
Panama also dresses up to celebrate the holidays, but with an air very different from the image of "Blanca Navidad" present in Spain. The Central American country coincides in commemorating these dates with family gatherings, delicious traditional foods, decorations throughout the city, Christmas carols and shopping. The difference is that this small country celebrates Christmas surrounded by the warm temperatures of the Panamanian sun, which invites you to enjoy not only the great city, but also exotic destinations, paradisiacal beaches and natural environments of impressive beauty.
AltaPlaza Mall revived the emblematic tradition that is maintained with the lighting of the Christmas tree, adorned with gingerbread cookies and peppermint, with 18 meters high and thousands of LED lights.
Between music, fun and excitement, the "Sweet Christmas" was inaugurated, with the presentation of the group Facetas, who with carols contagiaron to all those present, as well as La Tribu Performance, with its acrobatic show and staging of artists of international stature .
If you come to Panama or are here, this will be your guide to learn more about your best shopping option, AltaPlaza Mall. Every trip is synonymous with adventure and when we venture we take certain measures. This article will allow you to know everything you need to know beforehand
Panama seeks to recover one of the most important ports of the eighteenth century with an investment of 46 million euros to rehabilitate the old fortresses
Panama is considered a paradise of sport fishing in its various forms inshore and offshore, in fact, one of the possible meanings of the word "Panama" is abundance of fish and butterflies. We have more than 250 fishing records worldwide, more than anywhere in the world, among the main saltwater species are sailfish, wahoo and marlin.
They call it the roof of Panama because, from its privileged 3,474 meters of height, the Caribbean Sea and the former South Sea can be seen without rest....
The archipelago of the pearls is a group of islands that were inhabited until the 16th century by local natives until the arrival of the conquerors and their thirst for wealth. Named due to the pearls that were obtained in their crystalline water. The archipelago of Las Perlas is composed of 90 islands and more than 100 islets with magazine beaches, white sand and turquoise waters. The most famous of its islands is Contadora where in 1979 the Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi was established after his exile from Iran along with all his fortune and one of its uninhabited islets was the scene of the program Suvidor in 2003 and for three seasons.
The International Day of the Lazy, was born as a result of the first international meeting on the welfare and conservation of the sloth, held in Medellin, Colombia in 2010, at the initiative of the AIUNAU Foundation. From that year on, the third Saturday of October is celebrated...
The island of Flores was the residence of Van Gogh, and of Francisco Pizarro for some time. I can not imagine what life on the island would be like at that time. What is left of that island? How much Taboga influenced the artist...
Panama managed to get on the podium of the Youth Olympic Games, which take place in the Argentine city of Buenos Aires, and does so with a gold medal won by Marissa Thompson. The athlete, 16 years old, got...
Panamanians are characterized by the love of our culture, we breathe diversity and strength, which is why folklore is filled with various festivities as varied and colorful. In Panama there is a holiday almost for everything, which is why there are many tourists all year round, in addition to natural diversity. You can find activities, both in the capital city, as in the other provinces that make up the country. This is where culture and tradition come together. Parade of the thous..
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