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Holiday Gift Guide 2016: For The Home

Happy Thanksgiving to all my American readers out there! I can hardly believe it’s already the most wonderful time of the year. Holiday preparations have officially begun at home for us and I’m so excited …

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Casa Escondida Restaurant Decor

Casa Escondida, meaning “hidden house” in Spanish, is a newly opened restaurant in the San Francisco area of Panama; a neighborhood characterized by its mix of wooden houses built upon stilts and what I think are called—someone correct …

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Sofia & Carlos’ Gamboa Home

Panama has a rich and complicated history with the United States. Some of it is good, some of it is not. One of the things I believe everyone agrees on, on a positive note, is that …

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Juan & Amanda’s Guatemala City Home

On a recent trip to a wedding in Antigua, Guatemala; José and I spent an afternoon in Guatemala City with friends; including the very talented Juan and Amanda of Ambush Studio. We first stopped by their home/workspace …

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Ochoymedio Panama

Great things are happening in Panama. Businesses are popping up here and there, each more design-oriented than the previous one.

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Plants, Pizza & Perrier Jouet

There are three things that I’m addicted to but don’t indulge in nearly as much as I’d like: plants (I literally have to contain myself every time I pass them at the supermarket, or else our apartment …

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Sugar Cane Harvest With Ron Abuelo

Last weekend, I was invited to Varela Hermanos’ Hacienda San Isidro by my friend Jorge Chanis, the Panama food blogger behind El Buen Diente. It’s Zafra time –cane harvest season– and together with the makers of Ron …

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