In Photos: A Modern City with an Historical Heart

With an impressive skyline that glistens in the midday sun, Panama City is modern and sophisticated. It’s not uncommon to hear visitors comparing it to other cosmopolitan destinations like London or New York. Of course, with a population of just under 2 million, this city is much smaller. But when it comes to events, activities and amenities, Panama City more than holds its own.

Monkeys, Rainforests and WiFi…Welcome to Panama City

A capuchin monkey is in a tree just a few steps from where I sit. I stay still for as long as I can—I’m enjoying looking at him and don’t want to scare him away. Surrounded by lush rainforest, I could almost forget that I’m in Panama City. But I am hooked into WiFi in a cafe and—now that the monkey has scarpered—I’m tapping away on my laptop...

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