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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
  • Explore Nicaragua’s Boaco Department

    Originally part of the Chontales Department of Nicaragua, Boaco became a separate department in 1938 and includes the municipalities of Boaco, Camoapa, San José de los Remates, San Lorenzo, ...

    September 12, 2014
  • Nicaraguan Novelist Rosario Aguilar

    At the recent Festival of Literature 2014 hosted by ANIDE (Asociación Nicaragüense de Escritoras) in Managua, tribute was paid to Nicaraguan author Rosario Aguilar, one of the pioneers of ...

    September 2, 2014
  • Nicaragua’s Vulnerable Bird Species

    Nicaragua is without a doubt a spectacular birding destination, but ongoing research has revealed that of the 676 species of birds to be found in Nicaragua, fifteen species are listed as ...

    July 25, 2014
  • Tranquility on Nicaragua’s Caribbean Coast

    Nature lovers looking for a tranquil getaway spot may want to consider the territory of Pearl Lagoon in the Southern Autonomous Atlantic Region (RAAS) on the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua. The ...

    July 11, 2014
  • Enjoy Nature’s Super-Food in Nicaragua

    Nicaragua's fertile soil and temperate climate provide the perfect environment to cultivate a wide range of tasty fruit and vegetables. In addition to the common yellow banana known all over ...

    June 27, 2014
  • Nicaragua’s Fascinating Perro de Agua

    Found in a number of Nicaragua's Ramsar Sites, the neotropical otter (Lontra longicaudis) is a fascinating animal, at home in the water and on land. Also known as the perro de agua (river ...

    June 13, 2014