Where Is Panama

Panama is a small country that is essentially strip of land shaped like the letter S on its back. It is located about 1100 miles, almost due south of Miami, Florida. An Isthmus, Panama joins the two continents of North and South America thus it is aptly nick-named, ‘The Bridge of the Americas’.  The country actually stretches… Continue Reading

How Do I Get To Panama?

COMING TO PANAMA BY AIR Until recently all international flights arrived at Panama’s International Airport (PTY), Tocumen International is the proper name. But now you can also fly direct from Costa Rica to the western most city of David. Tocumen is about 20 miles outside (east) of Panama City while the David Airport is on the… Continue Reading

Misc Panama FAQs

What currency is used in Panama? Essentially the U.S. dollar is the money of choice throughout Panama. Panama still mints its own coinage, known as the Balboa however, the Panamanian and U.S. coins are of the same size and denomination and are interchangable. Businesses, resorts and hotels in metropolitan areas accept nearly every major credit… Continue Reading