Exploring the Best of Panama from Coast to Coast

Whether you come for the pristine islands of San Blas or for a stroll through the historic Casco Viejo district, here are my tips on the best of Panama!

Making Organic Chocolate in Bocas del Toro

My experience making organic chocolate in Bocas Del Toro on the Oreba Chocolate Tour. You'll get to make and taste the chocolate!

My Top Dining Experiences Around the World

Some of the most beautiful places in the world also conveniently offer epic dining experiences and unbelievable food; whether it's a cliffside sunset or a close encounter with a shark.

The Ultimate Bocas del Toro Travel Guide

I spent nearly a month in Bocas del Toro discovering the best these islands have to offer. These tips will help you plan your trip; whether you're looking for a volunteer experience or a surfer's paradise.

Island-Inspired Protein Shake

When I'm home, meal replacement protein shakes become a meal-a-day for me. To keep things interesting, I like to experiment with flavors that I encounter while I travel. This shake is inspired by Bocas del Toro, Panama.

Getting PADI Diver Certified

While on my recent trip to Bocas, I decided to take a leap into the big blue and get PADI Open Water Diver Certified. Take a look at the incredible experience I had learning to dive with La Buga Dive and Surf!

VIDEO: Diving Bocas del Toro

A look at the underwater world in Bocas del Toro, Panama as I get my PADI Open Water Diver certification with La Buga Dive and Surf!

Palmar Tent Lodge

Located in Bocas del Toro, Panama, the Palmar Tent Lodge offers its guests the ultimate "glamping" experience. (Glamping: Glamorous camping)

Diving in Bocas del Toro

My newfound obsession with diving encouraged me to get PADI Open Water Diver certified while in Panama. I put together a photographic journey through the underwater world of Bocas del Toro.

Where to Find Yourself

This quote could not resonate more personally with me. Until I spent some time traveling abroad and getting out of my comfort zone, I don't feel like I truly knew myself at all.

The First 48 Hours: Bocas del Toro

I arrived in Bocas del Toro after a 6-hour direct flight from Los Angeles to Panama City, a five hour layover in Panama City, a ten hour bus ride from Panama City to Bocas and a thirty minute boat ride to Isla Colon.

Finding Purpose in Panama

I plan on spending three weeks in Bocas del Toro exploring the region and learning more about the impact that Give and Surf has had on the community.