From the tropical forest that surrounds it, you’d never know that Panama City is a fast-paced metropolis with upscale restaurants, dynamic entertainment and all the amenities of modern city living. Soaring skyscrapers dot the horizon, offering great views and easy access to a dizzying array
of nightlife offerings, including trendy urban spots, casinos and a plethora of culturally diverse cuisines! History and art buffs will be spellbound by the old city of Casco Viejo and its combination of elegant French and Spanish architecture.
What’s more, Panama’s unique geographic positioning has helped it “become a capital of global finance as well as Central America’s most dynamic city,”
according to American Express Publishing Corporation, 2413″
“Panama is world class for Adventure: Surfing, rafting, rappeling, sportfishing, trekking, and
kayaking are world-class experiences for both hard and soft adventurers”! Panama also has world
class fishing, diving, sailing, and yacht facilities. Panama has no Hurricanes or major earthquakes.
Safety and Crime:
You can’t enjoy the experience and adventure if you’re concerned about crime. Luckily, Panama is touted one of safest cities in the Americas with a low rate of violent crime and an embracing attitude towards visitors. As a premier location for visiting and relocating, it has received the highest rating for tourist and residence safety from a major global intelligence agency. They even have a special police force just for tourists “Tourista Policia”, who speak several languages and help with situations such as auto accidents, etc. It is even safe to walk the streets of Panama City at night in the downtown business center. There is a large presence of uniformed policemen which has a crime deterrent factor.
Panama Guide – English Language web site about the Republic of Panama.
Ecotourism – Tours available by Marie Willis with “Your Panama Tours”