Although it's a small town, Las Tablas boasts an authentic French restaurant. Located in the heart of downtown, only one block from the Park, Restaurante Lounge El Paris occupies a second floor balcony space. Like most restaurants in this area, it's open air. Diners enjoy more cooling breezes up … [Read more...] about Bon Appetit! A Real French Restaurant in Las Tablas, Panama [review]
Sadly, There's Not Much Progress Last year, I wrote a piece about a promising new beachfront development near Las Tablas. It's the Villas Coco del Mar, and at the time we bumped out there on a very difficult dirt road, there was not much to be seen. Rolling hills, beautiful views, and a long … [Read more...] about Villas Coco del Mar One Year Later. . .
It's early January, 2014, and while the New Year brings sunshine and skin-caressing warmth to expats like us, family and friends are freezing their bippies. This horrendous cold snap is now known as the Polar or Arctic Vortex. My oldest son, who lives in Vermont, found thick ice coating … [Read more...] about How I Survived the Polar Vortex
Recently I received this email from a reader. It asks questions I see pretty often about Las Tablas, Panama, so I thought I'd answer it publicly. "I will retire in about 5 years and was thinking about buying a place in Panama - Las Tablas seems to be a good match for me (of course I need to check … [Read more...] about Some Common Questions about Las Tablas, Panama
A couple weeks ago I posted a three-question survey, asking whether you want to see more, less, or about the same amount of information about each topic. The results are in -- the majority of you want to see more articles and information about Panama! Here's the breakdown. #1. Panama -- … [Read more...] about Survey Says. . .
A reader just emailed to ask about how to get around and where to stay in Las Tablas. She's thinking about coming here for the New Year's celebration. How to Get Around in Las Tablas Panama has an efficient bus system. Although it might involve a transfer or two, it's possible to get pretty much … [Read more...] about Where to Stay in Las Tablas, Panama