Nicaragua Travel

By Mo Krochmal | Nicaragua is a great travel bargain, a destination for the frugal and the luxury minded, and safer than many of its Central American neighbors.

How To Shoot Truly Contagious Milky Way Pictures

What if I told you that you’re more than capable of imagining, planning and shooting Milky Way pictures that will put people into what I call a …

How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps (With 6 Epic Examples)

I don’t recall ever meeting anyone who claimed to not be fascinated to some degree by the night sky. There’s just something hypnotic about gazing …

Landscape Photography

Sunrise and sunset times in Managua

Scroll right to see more<p>2018<p>Sunrise/Sunset<p>Daylength<p>Astronomical Twilight<p>Nautical Twilight<p>Civil Twilight<p>Solar Noon<p>Jun<p>Sunrise<p>Sunset<p>Length<p>Difference<p>Start<p>…

Moonrise, Moonset, and Moon Phase in Managua

Scroll right to see more<p>2018<p>Moonrise/Moonset<p>Meridian Passing<p>Aug<p>Moonrise<p>Moonset<p>Moonrise<p>Time<p>Distance (mi)<p>Illumination<p>1<p>9:16 am<p>↑ (267°)<p>9:42 pm<p>↑ (91°)<p>3:08 …

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Moon Phases 2018 – Lunar Calendar for Managua, Nicaragua

Scroll right to see more<p>Lunation<p>New Moon<p>First Quarter<p>Full Moon<p>Third Quarter<p>Duration<p>1175<p>Jan 1<p>8:24 pm<p>Jan 8<p>4:25 pm<p>29d 19h 47m<p>1176<p>Jan 16<p>8:17 pm<p>Jan 24<p>4:20 …

The Most Awesome Things To Do In Nicaragua

<i>There are so many things to do in Nicaragua, that I will never be done with it!</i><p><b>28 June 2018 Update:</b> I have always felt safe in Nicaragua, in the 3 …

The Inescapable Poet of Nicaragua

Once you know him, you see him everywhere. He’s in the airport and in the park. He’s by the hotel entrance and inside the theater. I even caught a glimpse of him on the side of an armored bank truck in Managua. Now this poet, diplomat and hero of Nicaragua lay at my feet, very much alive at 101 …

The Nicaraguan Islands You’ll Never Want to Leave

On the verge of development, Las Isletas de Granada, Lake Nicaragua’s tranquil archipelago, has a get-here-before-the-rest-of-the-world-does …

Granada

Global Ranking Of Happiness Has Happy News For Norway And Nicaragua

Norway can be frigid. And the winters bring lots of darkness. But it's the happiest nation in world, according to the 2017 World Happiness Report.<p>Denmark comes in at #2, followed by Iceland and Switzerland. Finland takes 5th place. And, it turns out, these countries have more in common than a …

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Unspoiled Beauty: Your Guide to the Gorgeous Terrains of Nicaragua

<i>This story originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Latina magazine.</i><p>With a dramatic terrain of lakes, volcanoes and beaches, <b>Nicaragua</b> has shed its political past to become the eco-surf "It" destination for in-the-know travelers. Here's all you need to know:<p><b>Granada</b><p>There’s a photo op at …

Nicaragua provides rich diversity of activities

"Don't worry, those aren't gunshots," said Jairo Robles, our guide in Nicaragua, no doubt noticing me jump at each pop.<p>Good to know. In fact, despite …

Central America

10 Tips for Living in Nicaragua

By Betsy Burlingame<p><b>Summary:</b> <i>Did you know that lots of homes in Nicaragua don't have hot water? Did you know that it's very easy to meet other expats</i> …

Lava over here, lava over there

I did an array of great activities and met even more great people, but I think what truly captured my heart were the county’s volcanoes. Nicaragua …

Nicaragua Sets Eyes On Costa Rica’s Tourists

Q COSTA RICA – In a, if you can’t have the province, take its tourists attitude, tourism operators in Nicaragua believe that the construction of the …

Nicaragua Tobacco Industry Thrives Thanks to US Consumers

Cuba's cigars may be more famous, but Nicaragua has its own growing reputation as a tobacco producer, boasting a sector that is a big exporter and …

Living in Nicaragua–Livin’ La Vida

DAY IN THE LIFE I’m in nirvana. I’m working part-time in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. After just a few days, I feel at home. The people here are so …

Nicaragua

A Happy Life by the Beach For 75% Less Than Back Home

href="https://www.facebook.com/International.Living">Facebook, and Google+!“In the U.S. and Canada, people are driven to accumulate things, to work …

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Something to croak about in Central America

<b>W</b><b>hile a contented red-eyed tree frog sat happily in the palm<br>of my hand, I fully appreciated the many different charms of Nicaragua. Neighbouring</b> …

Central America

León, Nicaragua | Find Your Dream Home in Great-Value León, Nicaragua

León is a big, majestic city with almost 250,000 citizens, and more when the many universities are in session. Beautiful baroque architecture …

Real Estate

These Guys Took a ’76 Landrover Through Central America and Mexico and Scored

Bessie Enjoys the view in Playa Gigante, Nicaragua. Photo: Wyatt Fowler<p><i>Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of five stories by Sam Evans and</i> …

Chasing Pasos: On the Trail of Nicaragua’s Lost Modernist

IT’S JUST LESS than 100 kilometers down the Pan-American Highway from Nandaime to Rivas. The two-lane, tar-paved road is lined with alternating plots …

Ometepe, Nicaragua: An Island to Be Discovered

As Nicaragua quickly becomes a favored tourist destination for many travelers, the time to visit is now. In the heart of the country lies Central …

How To Enjoy The Perfect Family Life By Moving To Nicaragua

By Bonnie Hayman, InternationalLiving.com<p>Since arriving in the beach town of San Juan del Sur this year, Marisa Francis has come to appreciate life's simple pleasures. She loves riding bikes with her kids to the <i>pulpería</i> (convenience store) down the street to buy candy. "I have such fond memories of …

Car Camping and Nicaragua Travel Gear Guide: Part 2

My goal: raise three daughters who love spending time in the outdoors. Currently ages 3, 6, and 9, this means staying in mostly front-country campgrounds, bringing just the right gear to keep it all safe, comfortable, and fun. Hopefully, I'm priming them for future backcountry trips into some of …

Travel Gear

It’s the First Countryside Resort in Nicaragua

You’re probably looking to get away from it all right about now.<p>Maybe visit a remote mountaintop somewhere and just do yoga for a while. Become one …

Choose Your Own Adventure

10 reasons why you should visit Nicaragua in 2017

While Europe and Southeast Asia still remain major targets for gap year travellers, Central America has, for the past few years, emerged as the …

Costa Rica

Nicaragua: From Still to Moving • Susan Meiselas

Susan Meiselas The main street in a rural town. Santo Domingo, Nicaragua. 1979. © Susan Meiselas | Magnum Photos<p>Susan Meiselas Harvesting sugar cane …

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Rebounding from Hurricane Otto in Nicaragua’s Most Ecologically Sensitive Rainforests

Changing Planet<p>The Raphia palm swamps were hit hard by Hurricane Otto. The majority of the palm leaves blew over or broke off, exposing the trees sprinkled between the palms to the storm’s winds. (Photo by Camilo de Castro Belli)<p>November 24, 2016, is a day I will never forget. While many in the …