Head to Casco Viejo, the old part of Panama City, a stunning mix of Art deco, Caribbean, French and Colonial architectural styles.
Hungry? Look for the Havana Club.
I thought I'd walked onto a set. 'Buena Vista Social Club’ was playing on a small screen in the corner of the room.
A red barbers chair guarded one of the four wooden doors. I couldn't help but stare at the wall to wall wood panelled bar.
The rum stained floor and the overpowering chandelier probably rescued from the ruins of an old ship envelops the room with echo of countless tall tales.
No better way to spend a lazy Saturday afternoon.