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...

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 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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Nicaragua Among Where to go in 2015 Destinations

TODAY NICARAGUA - Before you book tickets to the same old, familiar resort, the Boston Globe asks your to consider these up-and-coming travel destinations. Easier access, more stable political climates, better infrastructure, and sometimes the...

Nicaragua World Surfing Competition Encourages Tourism

TODAY NICARAGUA - From May 31st to June 7th, 2015 Sardina beach, on the Pacific coast, will host the World Surfing Championship. For the third time the beaches in the municipality of Tola will be...

A Jewish Presence in a Nicaraguan Beach Resort

SAN JUAN DEL SUR, Nicaragua – It was quite easy to spot the rebbetzin, or the rabbi’s wife, within my first few minutes of a hot February afternoon in the Nicaraguan beach town of...

Flying to Granada From Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA  (By Michael Miller) - Granada, Nicaragua is a popular destination for many North Americans living in Costa Rica.  The question is, how to get there.  Unless you are a resident lucky enough to...

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...

More than 1 Million Tourists And Counting!

NICARAUA NEWS -- Nicaragua has exceeded 1 million visits by foreign tourists, confirmed Mayra Salinas, president of the Instituto Nicaragüense de Turismo (Intur) - Nicaraguan Tourism Board. "Preliminarily we had 965.369 tourists at the end...

Nicaragua: A Paradise Poised for Discovery

TODAY NICARAGUA TRAVEL - Yvan Cussigh came to Nicaragua in the most circuitous way—after fantasizing about Costa Rica for 25 years. As a young man, he’d been given a Costa Rican five-colón note by...

Revolutionary reminders around every corner

NICARAGUA TRAVEL - The beachside restaurant was a lantern-lit faux shack. The Pacific Ocean caressed the golden sands of Bahía Redonda. A passion-fruit mojito arrived, followed shortly after by a ceviche. A shooting star...

Spirit Airlines To Add Three Weekly Flights To Managua Starting May 2015

NICARAGUA NEWS -- As of May 28, 2015 travelling between the U.S. and Central America will get easier and possibly cheaper, with more weekly flights by ultra low-cost American carrier Spirit Airlines Spirit announced seven...

More Hotels in Granada

TODAY NICARAGUA - At the end of 2014 110 hotels were operating in the main tourist city of Nicaragua, where three new establishments plan to open to the public during the year. Tax incentives granted...

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...

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Nicaragua’s Private Sector Lobby Gets Into Gear to Stop US Economic Sanctions

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Nicaraguan man’s guilty plea wraps up old drug money-laundering case

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Authorities in Nicaragua are trumpeting their counternarcotics efforts, which they say have kept "cartels" out of the country. But a series of prosecutions of...