Parata Taxi Drivers Getting Greedy

Hmm, I’m going to have to start figuring something out. Normally I don’t get ripped off by parata taxis (other than that one scare at the very beginning), but 2 days in a row now I’ve been ripped off. Now I know you will say BIG DEAL, as it’s only 50 cents, but for me … Read more

Always carry change

When taking taxis around the city (maybe even the whole country), always have singles & coins (especially quarters). If you don’t, a common excuse you get from taxi drivers is, “I have no change.”  Then he takes whatever you gave him as his.  

Taxi Drivers in Colombia

I heard that taxi drivers in Colombia actually open the door for you. Does anyone know if this is true??? While I get the very very odd taxi driver that will help me with my heavy bags, the majority just sit in their car like a King while you struggle. I don’t care anymore, but … Read more

Taxis in Panama Drive Right By

So it’s a commonly known fact that taxi drivers in Panama have no desire to make money AND, they will leave you stranded in the rain with no place to go. It’s supposedly a law here that taxi drivers can NOT drive right by you & not pick you up, but they don’t follow that … Read more

Taxis judge you by how you look

Now I’m not saying ALL taxi drivers in Panama judge a potential passenger by how they look, but many do. How do I know this? Because I’m in the backseat paying attention. Many will skip over men & ONLY pick up women. Some will skip over older women & ONLY pick up sexy young ones. … Read more

Thrown out of a taxi in Panama

So this has sort of happened to me once or twice before, but I don’t think I had the blog at the time. This is just one more example of how RUDE & IMMATURE some Panamanians are. I had to take my CPU in because I was pretty sure the motherboard was dead. Getting a … Read more