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Frosted Flakes: Instagram, Runza and a Travel Expo

The Panama adventures continue. I attended a travel expo.

I hope everyone had an excellent Memorial Day weekend. Feel free to share what your plans from the long weekend. I am still in Panama and I spent my Memorial Day Weekend in Panama City attending a Travel Expo.

I couldn’t do Thursday Flakes last week due to being in a beautiful place with not so great Internet connection. It’s the start of rainy season in Panama which means it’s not nearly as busy compared to when I was here during dry season two years ago.

This time around I tried to hike in as many new places as I could while returning to a few favorites. For most of the new places that I visited, I was probably the only gringo in the area for a week. I have been somewhat lucky with the weather so far. I have only been drenched once at the end of my hike yesterday. You are welcome to check out all my travel updates and stories on my Instagram account. I’ve always been posting stories but I just recently started to post pictures on Instagram again.

Last weekend I also went to Travel Expo in Panama City. There were plenty of stands offering coffee, chocolate, food, tours, travel information and more. There was also a separate area which featured a variety of entertaining cultural dancing and performances as well. Of course, I was also there for business reasons. Since I am planning to start my own business in the travel industry, it was a great way for me to meet, mingle and network with other entrepreneurs that make travel in Panama so awesome! Hopefully they will lead to a lot of great partnerships in the future.

Stay tuned for more adventures! I fly to a new country next week. Fingers crossed for decent Internet. Anyways onto Flakes...

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