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Nicaragua’s Ometepe: The Island of Peace and Tranquility

BY MAURA LEWANDOWSKI While a visit to an island that is home to two volcanoes and only accessible by a large ferry may not sound like a recipe for relaxation, Nicaragua’s Isla de Ometepe is exactly that. My recent trip to the island, which is located in the middle of Lake Nicaragua, was the perfect […]

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Mancarrón: An Art Lover’s Must See When Visiting The Solentiname Islands in Lake Nicaragua

BY MAURA LEWANDOWSKI On a recent trip to the Solentiname Islands in Lake Nicaragua, I realized that an island vacation doesn’t just have to be full of swimming and sunbathing; it can be full of art appreciation too! The Solentiname Islands is an archipelago and each island has something different to offer.  Mancarrón is the […]

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Deals We Love From Tablet: Costa Rica, Greece, France & Nicaragua

BY TEAM JST Tablet is a great resource for all that you need for a luxurious traveling experience. They hand-pick hotels that truly matter and bring its members easy bookings with lowest available prices. Right now, they’re featuring Spring Savings with hotel deals for you to receive $10% – 30% off. We’ve picked out four […]

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Nicas and Ticos: A Look at the Relationship Between Nicaragua and Costa Rica

BY MAURA LEWANDOWSKI Before my trip to Costa Rica, I had heard a variety of opinions about the locals and their culture. In America, Costa Rica is widely viewed as a great vacation spot that attracts adventurists and beach bums. In Nicaragua, however, I heard a much different story. Most Nicaraguans view Costa Rica as […]

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Must-See in the Caribbean Coast! Three Beautiful Communities to Visit in Nicaragua

BY MAURA LEWANDOWSKI If you find yourself planning a trip to Central America, be sure to make time to explore Nicaragua. While the Pacific side of the country has a lot of tourist destinations and some beautiful sights to offer, you should also try to make a trip to the Atlantic coast of Nicaragua. After […]

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The Gastronomical Guide to the Nicaraguan Caribbean Coast

BY MAURA LEWANDOWSKI If you venture to the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua from Managua, you will immediately notice a difference in culture, lifestyle and food. On a recent trip to Bluefields, Orinoco and Pearl Lagoon, I found that the cuisine on the Coast includes some twists on traditional Nicaraguan dishes and an abundance of seafood. […]

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Three Reasons Tourists Love Granada, Nicaragua: More Than Just A Colonial Town

BY MAURA LEWANDOWSKI Granada, Nicaragua has had a long political and cultural history, and even spent a brief stint as the nation’s capital.  In present day Nicaragua, the city is flooded with tourists from all over the world.  I recently visited Granada for the International Poetry Festival (which ran from February 17th-24th) and fell in […]

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