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  • Discover Zapatera Island in Lake Nicaragua

    Inhabited by small fishing and farming communities, the picturesque volcanic island of Zapatera lies off the western shoreline of Lake Nicaragua. Tourism infrastructure on the island is ...

    April 27, 2015
  • Rural Tourism on Ometepe Island

    The island of Ometepe, located in Lake Cocibolca, consists of two cone-shaped volcanoes – Maderas and Concepción - joined by a narrow strip of land. The island is thought to have been ...

    October 24, 2014
  • Judith Kain House Museum in Puerto Cabezas

    Located on the Caribbean coastline in the Autonomous North Atlantic Region (RAAN) of Nicaragua, the municipality of Puerto Cabezas offers visitors tranquility and unspoiled nature, along with ...

    October 10, 2014
  • The Critically Endangered Nicaraguan Spider Monkey

    Listed by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as 'Critically Endangered', Nicaraguan spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi geoffroyi) may be found in undisturbed areas of ...

    September 26, 2014
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What to See

  • Attractions

    Restaurant Guide

    Its a universal truth, no matter where you are in the world, you need to eat. When travelling in Nicaragua you will come across a wide range of excellent restaurants and cafes where you can satisfy your appetite. Some restaurants in Nicaragua feature spectacular views to complement the spectacular cuisine on offer. Other Nicaraguan restaurants specialize in tantalizing local cuisine. There ...

  • Business

    Currency

    Whenever you travel to other countries, whether for business or for pleasure, you will inevitably need to find out what sort of currency is being used in that country. Not only will you need to determine where the various exchange points are and what sort of travel currency – such as travelers checks and credit cards – are available, but you will also need to get an idea of how much that ...

  • Culture

    Literature

    Nicaraguan literature, and especially poetry, has played a massive role in the culture of Nicaraguans. Margaret Randall wrote: “Throughout Nicaraguan culture, the poet is the high priest.” ('Risking a Somersault in the Air') Likewise Salman Rushdie expressed similar words after visiting Nicaragua during the 1980s. During his stay he found himself amidst a mass of poets fighting for a cause.

  • Travel

    Tours

    If everything you’ve read so far has inspired you to travel to this beautiful and diverse country, why not book yourself on a Nicaragua tour? Tours oftentimes help you to see the best a country has to offer with the greatest ease possible. They can be customized according to your desires or, if you book with a large tour group, you might find that the tour will just provide a general ...

  • Museums

    Literature Crusade

    The term ‘crusade’ can be defined as a campaign or movement but is more often associated with the words ‘battle’, ‘fight’, ‘war’ and ‘struggle’. In fact, all these synonyms are quite appropriate when referring to Nicaragua’s ‘Literacy Crusade’. This war against illiteracy was an extensive, nationwide battle against the ill effects of poor education. The struggle took the form of a nationwide ...

  • Attractions

    Beaches

    If you’re looking for the ultimate place to soak up the sun and enjoy the cool tranquility of water, look no further than Nicaragua. With beaches stretching along both the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea, as well a number of inland lakes and rivers, you will have no shortage of beautiful beaches to enjoy in this stunning country. In fact, many visitors have come to view Nicaragua as the ...

  • Culture

    Photos

    Photographs are a great way to get a feel for a country. Photographs of Nicaragua help you to visualize what you will be likely to see and enjoy whilst on your travels and they also help you to mentally prepare yourself for what you might experience.

  • Business

    Real Estate

    While still in the early stages of shrugging off the image of a rough-and-tumble, politically troubled country, Nicaragua is fast developing as a very sought after real estate market. When you think of the immense beauty of this country and combine it with prime real estate and super low prices, it’s easy to understand why so many people are leaping at the opportunity to invest in Nicaragua ...

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