Forget Costa Rica — here’s Central America’s new star

(NYPost.com) New Yorkers rarely stop to rest. Last year, I diagnosed myself with chronic over-scheduling: 12-hour work days and social events that led to burnout. The cure: Nicaragua, essentially the wilder little sister of its...

Nicaragua: One Of The Best Destinations For a Sunny and Warm January

A country that is looking to get it's share of the Central American tourist business is Nicaragua. Tourism in Nicaragua has grown considerably recently, and it is now the second largest industry in the...

Tourists Stay Longer in Nicaragua

In the third quarter of this year tourists who arrived in Nicaragua stayed longer when compared to the same period in 2016. From a report by the Central Bank of Nicaragua (BCN) published on November...

Nicaragua’s Emerald Coast Is the next luxury destination

For the past few years, Nicaragua has been steadily gaining traction as a luxury travel destination, while managing to escape the kitschy reputation many tropical regions take on once they’ve been “discovered.” Nicaragua has long...

What Are Some of Nicaragua’s Popular Food?

TODAY NICARAGUA - Nicaragua is an interesting place, with a tumultuous history and a relatively peaceful present. and even if many things can be better, many people live happy lives there. If there is one...

Nicaragua’s New Luxurious Resort With A Social Mission

TODAY NICARAGUA - By any measure, Alfredo and Theresa Pellas have already transformed their home country of Nicaragua. With the help of 1,000-plus partnering nongovernmental organizations in the U.S. and beyond, their American Nicaraguan...

Nicaragua No. 8 of World’s 10 Best Places to Retire in 2017

From International Living - For just over a quarter of a century, International Living has ranked, rated, and named the best retirement destinations in the world. Each year we’ve refined and improved the process,...

18 Years Later, Nicaragua Still Surprises Visitors

SAN JUAN DE ORIENTE, NICARAGUA — A rainy season cloud bulges out of the sky, about to spill, while sweat streams down my back. A thick crowd has appeared up the narrow cobblestone street....

Is Nicaragua the new Costa Rica?

NICARAGUA TRAVEL - Mention Nicaragua and a lot of people still think contras and rebels and civil war. “But that’s changing now,” says Raymundo Solorzano, a guide with 22 years of experience. “There are so...

Nicaragua Among Countries Perfect For Budget Travelers

You already know that there are so many awesome ways to travel when you’re on a serious budget. But what’s equally important is ~where~ you go in the first place. Your dollar will get you...

Nicaragua Attracts Attention of Foreign Visitors

(Prensa Latina) The arrival of a cruise liner today in the port of Corinto, in the department of Chinandega with 2,100 tourists on board, confirms tourist interest in Nicaragua, which is focusing on attracting...

The Ultimate Vacation: Rent A Private Island In Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA - Rent your own private island on Airbnb and live the celebrity lifestyle, far flung from the rest of civilization. Imagine that. And all at a vastly different budget to celebrities such...

Why Nicaragua Is A Better Retirement Choice Than Costa Rica

TODAY NICARAGUA (Huffingtonpost.com) Nicaragua, long hidden behind the image of her picaresque president, is finally emerging as a top retirement and vacation hotspot. We've been making the case for Nicaragua for years. Why do I...

Lunch On A Banana Leaf

TODAY NICARAGUA by Michael Miller - Lunch on a banana leaf. I just returned to a small outdoor restaurant in Granada, Nicaragua. They serve very local meals to mostly local people. It's fun to...

Nicaragua Among the 10 Best Places To Test Your Survival Skills

TODAY NICARAGUA - Can’t sit still while on holiday? Next time, swap the ‘fly and flop’ scenario for something more extreme – a cross-country race or desert island experience, an Australian outback survival course,...

Costa Esmeralda Airport Takes Off In November

TODAY NICARAGUA - It has been announced that a new air terminal will start operations in November to attract more tourists flying from Managua and from Liberia, Costa Rica The airport, which is part of...

Tourism School Set Up in Granada

(TODAY NICARAGUA) -- Preparations are being made for the opening of a training center to improve the quality of services provided in the main tourist city of Nicaragua. The Tourism School will focus on training...

Nicaragua: One of 10 Exotic Places You Can Visit on $10 a Day or...

  (TODAY NICARAGUA) Nicaragua is 7th in the list of "10 Exotic Places You Can Visit on $10 a Day or Less" according to the Gobankingrates.com. The site says that when you combine all of the...

Retire In Style In Nicaragua For Just US$1,200 A Month

TODAY NICARAGUA (By Kathleen Peddicord) - Daniel Ortega was re-elected president of Nicaragua in 2006. He's since been elected for a second consecutive term, in 2011, and sits as Nicaragua's president today. Those facts worry...

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Taiwan warships drop anchor in Nicaragua amid sinking ties with China

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A Taiwanese naval “Friendship Flotilla” of warships dropped anchor in Nicaragua on Monday just weeks after China urged Taiwan’s dwindling diplomatic...

New Poultry Plant Starts Operations

Cargill has inaugurated a processing plant in Nicaragua that will have the capacity to sacrifice up to 14,000 birds per hour, and it required...

Hard Rock Café Soon To Open in Managua

With an investment of US$2.8 million dollars, the Hard Rock Café will open its doors in Nicaragua's capital city of Managua next Wednesday, April...

Nicaragua forest fire burns almost 9,000 acres

A forest fire in Nicaragua that has been burning out of control for a week has blackened almost 9,000 acres (3,585 hectares) in a...

Nicaraguan exports to Taiwan boosted by 50%

Nicaragua's exports to Taiwan reached US$124 million last year, a 50% year-on-year increase. The main exports were shrimp, beef, sugar and coffee, according to the...

Nicaragua Bank Credit On the Rise At Start of 2018

During January in Nicaragua, the gross portfolio of the financial system totaled US$5.371 billion, 14% more than in the same month in 2017, explained...

Daughter of the Nicaragua Revolution – Archive, 1984

“Choose between me and the Revolution,” said Magda Enriquez’s husband when he discovered his wife had been working secretly for the Sandinistas in Somoza’s...

Nicaragua, Safest Country in Latin America?

Nicaragua claims to be the safest country in Latin America says a report by the Latin American Herald due to its sophisticated “Containment Wall”...

Nicaragua’s proposed social media controls follow dictatorship handbook

The government of Nicaragua announced last Wednesday its suggestion for the country’s legislature to take steps to regulate social media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, among...

Nicaragua Reiterates Support to Cuba in Campaign Against US Blockade

Nicaragua's National Assembly reiterated its support for Cuba in the international campaign to condemn the economic, commercial and financial blockade that the United States...