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A Guide to Visiting the Rio San Juan Nicaragua

We cruised down the river to cross the border from Costa Rica to Nicaragua. Emerging from the jungle towards the small town of San Carlos, we instantly felt the vibe of a new country and a community that lives by the rhythm of the great Rio San Juan Nicaragua. San Jose Costa Rica to San Carlos Nicaragua …

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Best Things To Do in León, Nicaragua.

León has long been considered the political and intellectual centre of Nicaragua.  Laying claim to some of the countries most important poets and musicians as well as some of Nicaragua’s most beautiful historical buildings. It is also home to the revolution that shaped Nicaragua as we know it today. These are some of the best things to …

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A Complete Travel Guide to The Corn Islands. Nicaragua’s Caribbean Secret

When people talk about The Corn Islands, their eyes light up.  Imagine what the Caribbean was like 50 years ago, before the crowds, cruise ships, and the resorts.  A Complete Guide to Visiting The Corn Islands (With Packing List) If you’re happy to hang your hammock and while away the afternoon; enjoying a few quiet …

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Masaya Nicaragua – A Day Trip From Granada With the Lot.

Imagine a day trip from Granada that ticked all the boxes, or at least catered to a myriad of interests? There is a day trip from Granada to Masaya that does just that. You want to get up close with a live, smoking volcano without having to do a 1500 meter vertical climb?- Tick! Visit local …

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Best Things to do in Granada Nicaragua

Want to know what to do in Granada Nicaragua?  From touring the colonial city by morning to cruising the volcanic isletas of Granada on Lake Nicaragua in the afternoon. Mix it up a little with these great ways to spend one day in Granada.  Take a Granada City Tour Granada Nicaragua is a city that makes …

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The Best of Matagalpa, Nicaragua’s Coffee Country.

Matagalpa Nicaragua is stunning landscapes, beautiful cities and some of the finest chocolate and coffee in the world. Don’t mind a fine cigar?  Then this is the region for you too. The northern mountain region of Nicaragua; Matagalpa may be Nicaragua’s famed Coffee country, but it has so much more to offer than just a good …

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8 Reasons You Should Visit Ometepe Island Nicaragua.

Ometepe Island Nicaragua ticks all the boxes no matter what type of holiday you are looking for. Admired for its diversity of experiences; adventure, nature reserves, rainforests, diverse wildlife populations, beautiful beaches, crystal clear freshwater pools, archaeological sites and friendly hospitality that is specifically ‘Ometepe’. All set beneath the dramatic profile of two majestic volcanoes …

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A Nicaraguan Cooking Workshop In León.

While we were in Nicaragua one thing we really wanted to do was a Nicaraguan cooking class. We had taken quite a shine to Nicaraguan cuisine – fresh corn tortillas, jalapeño chicken, tostadas con queso or just tostadas served with nearly every meal. The versatility of the humble plantain! An amazing homemade cheese called Cuajada …

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Best Things to do in San Jose Costa Rica in One Day

Most people arrive in Costa Rica and head straight for the beaches, rainforests, and retreats Costa Rica is becoming popular for. However, there’s plenty of reasons to stop in the capital before your big Costa Rica adventure and spend one day in San Jose. Want to Know What to do in San Jose Costa Rica …

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Cruising Las Isletas Nicaragua

What better way to finish a tour of Granada than a sunset cruise of Las Isletas Nicaragua? You’ve spent the day discovering all the best things to do in Granada Nicaragua. Cruising the markets, having lunch and people watching in the central plaza of Granada, Parque Colón. You’ve even taken a horse and buggy ride …

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Mombacho Xpress & Canopy Capers – Hitt’n The Heights Of Granada!

Granada, Nicaragua has more to offer than just the beautiful colonial city people come to see. Head a little out of town and you will find some stunning sights and maybe just a little adventure! Tierra Tours in Granada offer a great day trip to Mombacho Volcano, just 10km from central Granada. Situated in the Mombacho …

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REVIEW La Gran Francia Hotel. Granada, Nicaragua

REVIEW La Gran Francia Hotel La Gran Francia Hotel is a charming luxury boutique hotel located in central Granada offering 21 air-conditioned rooms with all modern comforts and amenities; a pool, restaurant and bar, and banquet hall facilities. Overall Rating 5 out of 5  Do you like a hotel with a rich and intriguing history that …

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