Avoid neighborhoods that are unfamiliar or known to be dangerous (such as El Chorillo, Santa Ana, Curundu and San Miguel). Neighborhoods like El Chorillo are dangerous due to gang violence, but tourists are rarely the victims of violent crime in the city.
What is the most dangerous place in Panama?
In its 2015 report, the US State Department cited the more dangerous areas of Panama City are: Panama Viejo (the neighborhood, not the park itself), Cabo Verde, Curundu, San Miguel, Marañon, Chorillo, Barraza, Santana, Monte Oscuro, San Miguelito, Ciudad Radial, San Cristobal, San Pedro, Pedregal, San Juaquin,
Is it cheaper to live in Panama or Costa Rica?
Daily life expenses are also said to be cheaper in Panama than in Costa Rica, largely due to global tariff-free importation via the Panama canal.
Is Panama or Costa Rica nicer?
On this, Costa Rica is easily a better country. Its much easier to find wildlife in Costa Rica than in Panama. It also helps that Costa Rica is a tourist destination for a longer period than Panama and it also has a more developed tourism sector.