Tag Archives: Central America

Flying to Colombia: Avianca Business Class Washington to San Salvador to Medellin

This is the second in a series of posts chronicling my January 2018 trip to Colombia. You can read an overview/preview here. Avianca Flt. 583 Washington-Dulles to San Salvador (IAD-SAL) A319 Business Class, 4h 45m Sch. Dep. 3:15PM ET       Sch. Arr. 7:00PM CT Act. Dep. 3:16PM ET       Act. Arr. 6:36PM… Read more »

Trip Report: Adios Panama: The Lounges of PTY, PTY-MIA-DCA on American, and Drunk Old White People

Adios Panama: The Lounges of PTY, PTY-MIA-DCA on American, and Drunk Old White People AA Flt. 160 Panama City (PTY) to Miami (MIA) B737, Main Cabin Extra Dep. 3:49pm Arr. 6:38pm AA Flt. 2326 Miami (MIA) to Washington-Reagan (DCA) B737, Main Cabin Extra Dep. 8:37pm Arr. ~11:30PM I had a… Read more »

Hotel Review: The Radisson Decapolis, Panama City

The Radisson Decapolis, Panama City It’s rare that you have a hotel experience that is pretty much exactly what you expect based on TripAdvisor reviews. But my experience at the Radisson Decapolis was just that. The reviews painted a picture of a perfectly fine hotel, but nothing remarkable. Particularly, they… Read more »

Hotel Review: The Panama City Hotel Scene and the Intercontinental Miramar Panama

I had written a really thorough review of my stay at the Intercontinental Miramar. I lost it. So here is a less thorough one reconstructed by memory. There is no shortage of hotel options in Panama City. All of the major international chains have at least one hotel downtown, and… Read more »

Trip Report: Exploring Panama: A Day in Jungleland and Seeing Panama City on a Wet Red Bus

Exploring Panama: A Day in Jungleland and Seeing Panama City on a Wet Red Bus I ended up with a little bit more than two full days in Panama. I decided I wanted to do something active, outside Panama City. Car rentals were pretty cheap, but I didn’t like the… Read more »

Trip Report: A Man, A Plan, a Canal: Panama! DCA-MIA-PTY, my Switch to American, & Misconnecting

A Man, A Plan, a Canal: Panama! DCA-MIA-PTY on American AA Flt. 1297  Dep. DCA 6:05 AM; Arr. MIA 9:00 AM Boeing 737; Coach AA Flt. 1532, Dep. MIA 12:30PM; Arr. PTY 3:25PM Boeing 737; Main Cabin Extra Since moving to DC, I have been thinking of changing my allegiance… Read more »