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Nicaragua Travel Tips


Beautiful photography, personal stories, and travel tips from my adventures in Nicaragua.

Welcome To Nicaragua!

Nicaragua is home to the second-largest rainforest in America, and the wildlife mixed with a warm climate makes the country a popular destination.

Some of Nicaragua’s highlights include Somoto Canyon, the island of Ometepe, and some of the country’s many volcanoes. In fact, you can even go sledding down one!

Where To Stay In Nicaragua

Find a great hotel, guesthouse, or hostel in Nicaragua.

Recent Articles

Exploring A Market In The Heart Of Managua

Technically speaking, I was an illegal alien. I could get deported at any moment. My Central American CA-4 visa had expired. It allows 3 months of combined travel in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, and Nicaragua.

Journey to Surf Popoyo Beach

The tiny Nicaraguan surf town of Popoyo Beach isn’t easy to get to, but those who decide to embark on the journey are greatly rewarded.

Colorful Granada! [PHOTO ESSAY]

Granada is a very colorful city in the heart of Nicaragua. Here are some entertaining photos of the people that call its streets home.

Climbing Volcano Masaya in the Dark

Breathing in giant clouds of sulfur gas at 4am is not pleasant. Doing so after a brisk hour-long hike up the side of a volcano is even worse, as it’s precisely when your lungs demand clean, fresh, and cool oxygen.

La Chureca: Living In Garbage

La Chureca is the largest garbage dump in Central America. It’s located on the outskirts of Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua.

Paying A Visit To Alberto The Hermit

Alberto the hermit has been carving beautiful images into a cliff for over 30 years. He lives out in the Tisey Estanzuela Natural Reserve outside the town of Esteli.

Inside a Nicaraguan Cigar Factory

Some of the finest handmade cigars in the world are made in Central America. Many cigar makers fled Cuba during the revolution, and re-started their businesses here. The little town of Esteli Nicaragua is now home to many of them.