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Re: Panama Forever in our Hearts
« Reply #20 on: May 15, 2020, 06:27:10 PM »
TBH if not for Kosher food, Costa Rica ranks a lot higher on my list.

I have heard that from many people but the kosher food in Panama was one of the biggest highlights of the trip!

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Re: Panama Forever in our Hearts
« Reply #21 on: May 15, 2020, 06:44:58 PM »
I have heard that from many people but the kosher food in Panama was one of the biggest highlights of the trip!

It really boils down to how much food is part of determining a destination, personally for me it only enhances a trip, but isn't a big part of the equation.

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Re: Panama Forever in our Hearts
« Reply #22 on: July 30, 2020, 04:09:22 PM »
The fried tilapia was cute just keep in mind that unless a Jew is involved in the cooking itís not quite kosher (bishul akum).

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Re: Panama Forever in our Hearts
« Reply #23 on: July 30, 2020, 04:22:42 PM »
The fried tilapia was cute just keep in mind that unless a Jew is involved in the cooking itís not quite kosher (bishul akum).
Some hold fish that can be eaten raw isn't bishul Akum
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Re: Panama Forever in our Hearts
« Reply #24 on: July 30, 2020, 08:56:09 PM »
The fried tilapia was cute just keep in mind that unless a Jew is involved in the cooking itís not quite kosher (bishul akum).


My husband started the cooking process for the fish and then the women took over.

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Re: Panama Forever in our Hearts
« Reply #25 on: July 30, 2020, 11:03:29 PM »
Amazing. Thank you

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Re: Panama Forever in our Hearts
« Reply #26 on: July 31, 2020, 01:48:09 AM »


My husband started the cooking process for the fish and then the women took over.
Wow! You guys really came prepared!

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Re: Panama Forever in our Hearts
« Reply #27 on: July 31, 2020, 09:13:17 AM »
Wow! You guys really came prepared!

Yup, just ask our tour guide  ;D

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Re: Panama Forever in our Hearts
« Reply #28 on: August 05, 2020, 08:05:18 AM »
Am jealous. In a good way of course, as Panama has been on my short list for a while.

I heard that Panama is quite cheap relatively speaking. May I ask approx how much your week in paradise cost (excluding flight/hotel)?

What is this price match guarantee that allowed $61/day? When I looked online the cost was around $150/night.

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Re: Panama Forever in our Hearts
« Reply #29 on: August 06, 2020, 01:01:58 AM »
Am jealous. In a good way of course, as Panama has been on my short list for a while.

I heard that Panama is quite cheap relatively speaking. May I ask approx how much your week in paradise cost (excluding flight/hotel)?

What is this price match guarantee that allowed $61/day? When I looked online the cost was around $150/night.

The tours are not cheap and the food is pretty average priced. The hotels and Uber rides are super cheap.
Marriott has a price match program that if you book a room with one of their hotels and then find a cheaper hotel within a certain timeframe they will match that price and give an additional 25% off. That is how I got it for $61/night.

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Re: Panama Forever in our Hearts
« Reply #30 on: March 08, 2021, 10:47:21 AM »
@Divora M based on your experience would you reccomend panama for a trip with 2 little kids (6 and 3)?

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Re: Panama Forever in our Hearts
« Reply #31 on: March 08, 2021, 12:18:17 PM »
@Divora M based on your experience would you reccomend panama for a trip with 2 little kids (6 and 3)?

Definitely! (Although it is quite upsetting to me when my 5 year old says he doesnít remember anything about our trip last year...)

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Re: Panama Forever in our Hearts
« Reply #32 on: March 08, 2021, 01:27:35 PM »
@Divora M based on your experience would you reccomend panama for a trip with 2 little kids (6 and 3)?
Absolutely

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Re: Panama Forever in our Hearts
« Reply #33 on: March 09, 2021, 08:49:51 AM »
@Divora M @Kobe Bryant any activities you would especially do or would choose to skip with kids that age?

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Re: Panama Forever in our Hearts
« Reply #34 on: March 09, 2021, 01:16:27 PM »
@Divora M @Kobe Bryant any activities you would especially do or would choose to skip with kids that age?

Monkey Island, Panama Canal, Embera Village, Ancon Hill, Pearl Island are all great for kids.

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Re: Panama Forever in our Hearts
« Reply #35 on: March 09, 2021, 02:22:47 PM »
Monkey Island, Panama Canal, Embera Village, Ancon Hill, Pearl Island are all great for kids.
Thanks!

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Re: Panama Forever in our Hearts
« Reply #36 on: June 28, 2022, 10:41:08 PM »
Thanks, this was a great trip report!