The Charm of Granada

Nicaragua

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The Charm of Granada

One hour south of Managua lies the frequently visited town of Granada. A lakeside conglomeration of towering churches and brightly colored buildings that open up onto the outstretched sidewalk of every street. Granada is a simple town, with little fanfare and a limited number of tourist destinations. Yet it’s not tourism that seems to keep [...]

Rolling with the Chicken Bus

Nicaragua

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Rolling with the Chicken Bus

Most everyone who has spent time in central america has had the luxury of riding the local bus system, known fondly throughout all the region as the chicken bus. Look familiar? The majority are old American school buses- the ones you rode to school as a child. Little of the interior has changed, and for [...]

Fishing Village Turned Surfing Oasis

Nicaragua

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Fishing Village Turned Surfing Oasis

The Pacific coastline of the greater San Juan del Sur area is a stunning layout of sandstone cliffs, hidden alcoves, and an overpriced yet efficient web of independent shuttle buses ready to whisk you to any given beach destination within an hour of town. According to most of the people we’ve talked to, San Juan [...]

Nicaragua- it's different now.

Nicaragua

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Nicaragua- it’s different now.

After a highly televised history of conflict and violence, Nicaragua is on the verge of becoming the next big thing for travelers. Already, it’s a lovely, gratifying tourist destination. Many in the know are already here, enjoying the sublime views, sunshine, and outdoor adventures this country has to offer. Which is partially why we’ve been [...]