Tag Archives: Panama

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 »

Trip Report: Lima to New York on Copa Airlines

After a short, nothing-much-to-report stay in Lima, it was time to head back home.  I arranged for a car through Green Taxi, who had given us a fine ride from the airport, in order to avoid being gouged by the Westin’s fleet of overpriced cars.  The ride was about $20… Read more »