Monthly Archives: March 2009
As a minority, an American in Casco Viejo, I’m often faced with the fact that many people know my name yet I don’t know theirs. A number of these people are either squatters, gang members, or homeless folks but seeing … Read More
Arriving back to Casco Viejo after trips home or abroad, I’m constantly reinvigorated and reminded of how fast the neighborhood is evolving. When settled and comfortable in a set of surroundings, it’s easy to lose sight of the big picture, … Read More
Lately, we’ve noticed a lot of inquiries about extended stays: people looking to come down for several weeks at a time, if not months, in an almost unanimous effort to escape the worsening financial crisis at home. Young professionals from … Read More
Here at Los Cuatro Tulipanes, we have guests, friends, and business associates asking all the time, “tell me the truth, is Casco Viejo really safe?” It’s an understandable concern, really: seeing as though the neighborhood experienced nearly 40 years of … Read More
Outside of Panama City’s hyped real estate boom, Boquete (Chiriqui Province) has long been the focus of journalists and press agents looking for the next story to break. Boquete emerged somewhere around five years ago as an inexpensive, immaculately-climated retirement … Read More
Riding on the wave of Panama City’s most recent real estate boom, the tiny niche market of Casco Viejo saw perhaps more development in 2008 than ever before. Construction crews could be seen working diligently throughout the days, prospective buyers … Read More
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