Panama City is evolving into a colorful destination, with activities and attractions worthy of a three- to four-night stay.
On this trip to Panama City, we discovered the excellent Madrigal, a Spanish-Mediterranean restaurant helmed by Michelin-starred chef Andres Madrigal.
The historic quarter of Casco Viejo features restored colonial buildings converted into high-end stores and galleries, restaurants and boutique hotels.
With more than 44,000 square feet of space, Panama's Biomuseo has eight display rooms for exhibitions related to technology, science and art.
The July Hideaway Report follows Mr. Harper's travels to Panama City and Mexico City. He discovered two new luxury hotels to recommend.
A 10-day trip to the exquisite Dordogne valley uncovered two new hideaways. This issue also features Mexico City and Panama City.
A sample Panama itinerary: Now that a number of sophisticated hotels have opened their doors, it's a great time to explore the world's most famous isthmus.
"A man, a plan, a canal, Panama." Aside from being a clever palindrome, this simple phrase sums up the general perception of Panama: home to the great canal and beset by military strongmen, the last of whom, Manuel Noriega, was ousted in 1989.