Category Archives: Life in Panama

Tiffany’s Thursday Tips Version 1.0 Apps, Apps and More Apps

In Panama technology is huge! Despite technically being a third world country, Panama is very first world in a lot of ways. They have a well built internet infrastructure, and cellular system as well. Many restaurants, stores, and malls that you go to will offer free wi-fi (here in Panama they pronounce it like wee-fee). That being said if you come here to visit or live here bring an unlocked smart phone that takes a Sim card. If you don’t know what either of these things are you can check out this video on YouTube:

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Panama Eats

Food (comida) In Panama

Its hard to explain the food here until you are actually here, but its really nothing like I could have ever expected. Being from Southern California we are exposed to amazing Mexican, Tex-Mex and Salvadoran cooking. Their cooking usually is based around seasonings and flavorings and lots of slow cooking. With Mexican food you can have anything from chilaquiles to tacos, burritos, enchiladas, Spanish rice and refried beans. El Salvador’s most notable dish is the pupusa, a thick handmade corn flour or rice flour tortilla stuffed with cheese, chicharrón (cooked pork meat ground to a paste consistency), refried beans or loroco (a vine flower bud native to Central America).

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