Nicaragua

By Tawanna Browne Smith | A country with a battle-worn history and a struggling population has a lot to offer in natural resources.  #travel  #nicaragua

#TravelTuesday: I Learned What It Takes To Be A Brigadista in Nicaragua

From weaving through the concrete jungle to walking under the greenery of Nicaragua, I found something new within myself that I will forever cherish during the longest week of my life.<p>On August 4th, I packed my bags filled with bug spray and got on a plane headed towards Nicaragua. For those …

Project Samuel brings hope to developing countries

Project Samuel works to provide housing to children in developing countries. (via )<p>After seeing orphaned children living on the streets during a trip …

Nonprofits

Nicaragua: A Very Close Paradise and 10 Reasons to Visit it

Costa Rica and Nicaragua are more than neighboring countries. We are brothers of the earth; we share a particular story; and we currently maintain …

Costa Rica

Giving children a strong foundation in Nicaragua

Preschool children have never been so motivated and enthusiastic to go to school in Nicaragua. The newly constructed preschools, resembling the …

In Nicaragua, a fight to save endangered tapirs

Thirteen tapirs lounge in the bushes of Ticuantepe Zoo, in eastern Nicaragua, their bellies plump with leaves and fruit — blissfully unaware of the …

Just Back: Tracking down the hermit artist of Nicaragua’s highlands

<i>Naomi Mitchell wins £200 for her account of a memorable meeting with the sculptor hermit, Don Alberto, in the hills of Nicaragua.</i><p>With the magenta dawn spilling over the mountain tops, we clambered aboard a tiny spine-jangling bus in an abandoned petrol station on the outskirts of EstelÍ, Nicaragua. …

Nonprofit AMRDI Researching ‘Coffee Lives’ in Nicaragua

The Colorado-based nonprofit Arctic and Mountain Regions Development Institute (AMRDI) has released the second in a series of policy briefs related …

Agriculture

Volcanoes, Sunsets, And Rum: A Guide To The Wonders Of Nicaragua

What’s not to love?<p>“If you take away anything from this trip, I hope it’s how beautiful this country is and how wonderful its people are,” I was told during dinner on my first night in Nicaragua. I’d just arrived a few hours earlier to Managua, the capital city, for a five-day trip to see the …

Travel

Traditional Foods You Have to Try in Nicaragua

Take a culinary tour of Central America! There is an article with general information about the food and drink of every Central America country. But …

Discovering Hidden Nicaragua

Off The Beaten Path in Nicaragua. Try a Homestay.

Get out of your comfort zone. Say goodbye to your night light, your mini-fridge and your flush toilet. Say hello to living close to nature by …

You WISH You’d Just Scored Nicaragua Like This

<b>The Quest is a short surf edit that features the incredible beauty and pumping waves of Northern Nicaragua.</b> It follows the crew from Rise Up Surf …

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Our Commitment to Nicaragua’s Next Generation

How the Starbucks Foundation is supporting education in coffee communities<p>When Helem Aleyda Chavarría grows up, she dreams of becoming a pediatrician.<p>…

The Nicaraguan Islands You’ll Never Want to Leave

Twenty thousand years ago, the eruption of Nicaragua’s Mombacho Volcano formed Las Isletas, a series of islands just a 10-minute water taxi ride from …

Travel

How Two Weeks in Nicaragua Taught Me That Less Really Is More

Nica. Photo: Brendan Simmons<p><b>Nearly every destination I’ve traveled to has been the result of research, recommendations, and in many times they were</b> …

Nicaragua

Namaste Nicaragua Travel: In Search of Peace and Familiarity

Nicaragua Travel: Namaste The following are excerpts from a larger story on my Adobe Spark page. Start here and finish the experience by clicking the …

Nicaragua

Bluefields

Bluefields is the capital of the municipality of the same name, and of R.A.A.S in Nicaragua. It was also capital of the now extinct Zelaya department …

Bluefields, Nicaragua

Description<p>Bluefields was founded in early 17th century by Dutch pirate Abraham Blauvelt, who began to use the site as their base of operations. …

Bluefields, Nicaragua | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed

Black Students in Private School, Bluefields, Nicaragua<p>Image Ownership: Public Domain<p>A city at the mouth of the Escondido River and the Caribbean …

Travel to Nicaragua: You're going to Love this Country

There is a wealth of amazing sites and activities awaiting those who come to travel in Nicaragua. This Latin American gem, which is slightly smaller …

Central America

Nicaragua’s Most Luxurious New Resort, Nekupe, Has a Social Mission

<i>Welcome to Shopping for Good, a new series that reports on how good luxury business can intersect with a higher purpose.</i><p>By any measure, Alfredo and …

Nicaragua

Tour this swoon-worthy luxury resort on Nicaragua's breezy southern coast

Open barely four years, the 1,670-acre Mukul Resort, on Nicaragua's breezy southern coast, is the country's luxury beacon. It's owned by wealthy …

Hotels

Walking the streets of San Pedro #Nicaragua. We were headed to La Fortaleza and the Malecon. After surviving the drama of our early morning, my girl, @mymamihood was ready for whatever was next lurking around the corner. Want details? Read all about - link in my bio. #travel #girlsgetaway #mgttravelsquad #wegotoo #latinamerica

Adventures in Nicaragua: A Girls’ Getaway & Costa Rica Day Trip

Never in a million years did I ever think I’d be writing a headline like that.Adventures in Nicaragua?I grew up in a time when Nicaragua was …

Costa Rica

5 Places in Nicaragua That Will Inspire Your Inner Artist

Much like the Matala caves in Crete, which were frequented by artists like Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell in the 1960s and ’70s, a stint in Nicaragua …

Nicaragua: Dozens of shops lost to blaze at traditional market

<b>A fire in Nicaragua has destroyed part of a traditional market in the centre of the capital, Managua.</b><p>More than 60 stalls and shops at the Mercado Oriental have been lost to the blaze, which began in the early hours on Sunday.<p>Shopkeepers and market workers rushed to the area to try to rescue their …

Nicaragua

Hang out in a hammock that helps reforest Nicaragua & build homes for families in need

<b>Handmade by a family of artisans in Nicaragua, WholeStory hammocks serve a dual purpose - to suspend you comfortably while also helping to build</b> …