The low-cost airline Viva Colombia launched their inaugural flight today from Bogotá to the international airport Panamá Pacífico in Panama City. 

The Panama Tourism Authority notifies all visitors presently in national territory and those who have Panama as their tourist destination that the tourist health insurance contract expired last June 30, 2014 and this service is now concluded.

A planned increase in direct flights from Bogota to the Scarlett Martínez airport in Río Hato was announced last Friday by the President of the Republic Juan Carlos Varela Rodríguez, accompanied by the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, and the Panama Tourism Administrator (ATP), Jesús Sierra Victoria. 

Chef Alfonso de la Espriella presented us with a variety of seafood dishes and succulent pastas that he prepares for the public at the restaurant La Trona, located on Uruguay Street.

Panama's privileged geography of being flanked by two oceans makes this Central American country an increasingly popular destination among surfers, since the best beaches for this sport are found merely an hour away from the capital, Panama City.