Bocas del Toro Community Unites in the Name of Food Security

COVID-19 crisis shuts down tourism as of mid-March As the virus began to spread in early March and the first case was detected in Panama on March 9th, it became clear to travelers and business proprietors alike that international travel…


15 of the Island’s Most Eligible Bachelorettes Are Sick of Dating in Bocas and Tell All…You Won’t Believe What They Say!

APRIL FOOLS! We have no island dating drama to share, sorry. However, if we did catch your attention, we would like to take…


April 1st COVID-19 Update: 136 New Cases, 1,317 Total (Still 0 in Bocas del Toro)

April 1, 2020 There are 136 new cases of COVID-19 in Panama, the highest number of new cases that has been reported since the first case on March 9th. This is the result of 389 tests conducted in the last…


Panama’s Borders Restricted to Contain the Spread of COVID-19

Coronavirus & How it Relates to Bocas del Toro, Panama As of 3pm today, Monday, March 16th, 2020, there are 55 known cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Republic of Panama – mostly in the Panama metropolitan area…


Conservation through Education at SFS by Cinda Scott

(español abajo) The School for Field Studies (SFS) is an international study abroad organization focused on field-based learning, research and conservation. What sets SFS apart from other study abroad organizations is its dedication to helping find solutions to…


Superwaterwoman: Julie Lanouette

Julie Lanouette has been breaking records year after year while representing Bocas del Toro…


Education, Not Extractions ◈ Teaching Children How to Keep Their Teeth

by Jenn Parker What do you drink when you don’t have regular access to clean drinking water? You drink sodas and juices which often have anywhere from 9 to 15 teaspoons of sugar…


2nd Annual Regatta Makes a Big Splash

(español abajo) On February 15, 2020, 27 boats participated in the 2nd Annual Bocas del Toro Cruising