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Tiffany’s Thursday Tips Version 2.0 OfertaSimple Like Groupon for Panama

If you live in the US or Canada you are probably familiar with Groupon! I have been using it for many years and have bought everything from socks to vitamins, restaurant coupons and really everything in between.  Groupon doesn’t have a presence here in Panama, but they do have OfertaSimple which has some amazing deals!

OfertaSimple will have deals that include restaurants, concerts, nail and hair services, trips to local hotels. Right now they have a deal for an all inclusive resort including snacks, drinks and hotel stay for the night.

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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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