My life has been like one of those dot-to-dots we did as kids that guided me to the vacant lot where my Vista Cañas book and nature retreat will eventually be built. It's hard to pinpoint on which dot my [...]
Welcome to Playa Venao, Panamá—where the jungle meets the surf and the crowds are nowhere to be found! This laid back community is home to the Azuero Peninsula's best surfing and offers its visitors LOTS of opportunities to create lifetime memories and rejuvenate their souls in a stunning natural setting.
When I was traveling to Panama for the very first time, I, too, wondered — can you drink the water in Panama??? The last thing anyone wants is to spend their vacation sitting on a toilet...or lying in a hospital. [...]
Having the right clothes and gear with you on any vacation is important—it's pretty crucial in Panama. This is my very own Panama packing list, compiled during my first several trips here. It's pretty specific to Panama City and Playa [...]
There's a scientific reason I instantly liked Víctor Peretz, owner of 'A Local in PTY' Panama Tours. According to researchers at two major U.S. universities, when it comes to potential friends, we're attracted to those who have very similar personalities [...]
On February 23, 2018, as I gaped at the sunset from a plot of land perched above the Pacific Ocean and Isla de Cañas in Playa Venao, Vista Cañas Nature Retreat was conceived. I had no idea how big she'd [...]