I’ve had the honor, these past few months, of being part of the neighborhood’s first formal re-socialization program in Casco Viejo, aimed at taking former gang members and empowering them to live better, more responsible lives. One of my personal … Read More
Roughly 300 years ago, Panama’s indigenous groups all sat down and decided that, when the time was right, they would collectively open up souvenir shops in Casco Viejo, all at the exact same time. “Should we sell different things?” one … Read More
Those of you who have stayed at Tulipanes or Canal House know that, because of the excellent team we have in place from management to limpieza, I can afford to comfortably travel and not be concerned about things going awry. … Read More
It may be unfair to write this, but I’m going to do it anyway: eating out in Casco Viejo is almost exactly opposite to eating out in New York. I don’t usually like to mention the two destinations in the … Read More
I’m the son of a cognitive scientist so here’s a low-grade thought experiment for you: try to think of something that terrifies most people and yet is increasingly popular at the exact same time. If you were thinking bath salts, … Read More
“In its 37th annual session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO, it was decided that the Monument Casco Antiguo will maintain its World Heritage status [after the government built an elevated highway around the historic peninsula.] “It was concluded … Read More
One of the biggest things you learn about as a foreigner living in Casco Viejo is change. Change may sound like a simple thing to grasp, but when it impacts every aspect of your lifestyle – where you eat, how … Read More
This month we had the following infographic commissioned and we LOVE how it turned out. For those who think the title is too rude or obscene, have you ever tried walking around our neighborhood at night?
Here at Tulipanes, the only thing that really, truly matters to us is that guests are supremely happy about their stay. Sure we have our flaws. But as long as a traveler leaves Casco Viejo thinking it was a memorable … Read More
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