Live large, pay small in Panama City

By Gabriel O'Rorke, for CNNPublished 17th May 2013
Panama City is the most affordable capital city in the Americas.
Panama City is the most affordable capital city in the Americas.
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Big city, big lights, at Tantalo Hotel's rooftop bar.
Big city, big lights, at Tantalo Hotel's rooftop bar.
Stuart Hooper
Blueberry ice cream with sugar cane honey, from Manolo Caracol.
Blueberry ice cream with sugar cane honey, from Manolo Caracol.
Manolo Caracol
The Panama Canal is one of the world's top man-made attractions.
The Panama Canal is one of the world's top man-made attractions.
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