Antwerp, renowned for its diamonds, chocolates, art and fashion scene, is home to a great B&B. The decor is beautiful, the service outstanding. In the morning, your breakfast awaits in the most serene dining room.
Huis 'T Schaep Guesthouse, Hemelstraat 10, Antwerp; 011-32-3-25-75-861, www.huishetschaep.be. Rooms from $147.
Brigitte Buytaert and Knut Aune
If you are traveling the busy streets of Panama City or trying to navigate the often-unmarked country highways, we recommend driver and tour guide Ignacio Vigil: reliable and trustworthy and knows his country well.
Ignacio Vigil, Panama City; 011-507-6670-9374, firstname.lastname@example.org. Rates from $10/hour in city; $1/kilometer outside of city.