Bocas is a colorful place that attracts many interesting characters. Often you can find all sorts of cool people traveling through Bocas with a unique purpose. Facundo and Micaela are absolutely examples of these. The young couple is known collectively as the “Citronautas de America Mestiza” and they are currently traveling all over Latin America [...]
If you’ve got island fever or you’re just traveling through, you should consider stopping at Refugio La Brisa del Diablo for a night or two. For one peaceful weekend I enjoyed this cottage and loved every minute of its serene backdrop and cozy interior, not to mention the delectable meals. With each detail meticulously [...]
The sound of the cartridge echoed in Almirante Bay. “We did it!” – screamed the bunch of women on the panga. The captain went around the red floating device and caught it with a net. The first skin biopsy was collected. This happened last summer when a group of scientists were collecting DNA samples from [...]
Yoga 101 By Laura Kay, Founder and Teacher at Bocas Yoga Traveling to Bocas Del Toro? Here are some yoga tips that can make your journey more pleasant. If you are traveling a long distance, a few simple twists in your seat will help get your body feeling more comfortable. Get up and stretch your [...]
Dish of the Month: Om Café by Nicholas Corea Centuries ago, a man named Christopher Columbus set sail from Europe looking for the westward passage to India. He landed in the Caribbean many times, never actually making it to India. Centuries later, I can confidently say I’ve accomplished what Columbus set out to do: I [...]
Dave and Steve are Karmaway. They are the company and they will take their vision anywhere they want to go. For the moment, they’ve taken it to Bocas and by the sounds of it; Karmaway will be here for a while. The Karmaway boys are world-traveling chefs who share a refreshingly thoughtful outlook on the [...]
Lili was cooking at the Buena Vista when one day they ran out of the house hot sauce. Her boss asked her to make some of her own. A guest comes in the next day and asks for something spicy and Lili (Lilly) tells him that she has just the thing for him. Well, apparently [...]
If Mexicans like it, it must be good. I must say, I like it as well and I have never known myself to be Mexican. So what is it exactly that Mexicans and I like so much? Gringos. No, I’m not talking about people who can’t speak Spanish, get sunburned and watch NASCAR. I’m talking about the only restaurant in Bocas where you can get a proper taco-burrito-margarita fix.