Nicaragua

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Adventure Life partnered with one of our amazing travelers, Richard Popkin, to fund a elementary school teacher at Selvanegra School in Nicaragua. See photos from the school of Mirthel teaching.

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Nicaragua dispelled all myths. It is gorgeous, affordable and very safe. Tourism is a relatively new phenomenon, so you pretty much get the country to yourself. Ometepe Island is perhaps my favorite …

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LandscapeKayaking the Isletas

Adventure Life partnered this year with one of our amazing travelers, Richard Popkin, for a grant to the Hogar de NiƱas girls shelter in Granada, Nicaragua. The girls come to the shelter as orphans …

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The sun sets behind two travelers enjoying the warm sands of a Nicaragua beach.
Nicaragua trips are becoming more and more popular among travelers for many reasons.  Affordability, beautiful beaches & cloudforests, unique accommodations, charming …
Beautiful Nicaragua is a land of fascinating contrasts. Travelers can hike up live volcanoes, or visit villages dedicated to handicrafts. There are cities of stately grace, including Granada, the …
Working together for Sustainable Travel Adventure Life is the first US-based operator to join the Rainforest Alliance's TOPS (Tour Operators Promoting Sustainability). We have formed an …
The name Nicaragua comes from Nicarao, the name of a chief of one of the indigenous tribes that lived around Lake Nicaragua in the sixteenth century. When the Spanish arrived in the area they found …
The western coastal plain of Central America holds a line of active volcanoes running north to south. Nicaragua itself has 19 volcanoes, almost all of them protected in National Parks. Volcan …
A View of Granada
Nicaragua travel is finally coming into its own. Want to go? Nicaragua travel is gearing up for a successful 2013. It is drawing a lot of attention from the tour industry and both the …
Lake Nicaragua is one of the wonders of the Western Hemisphere. One hundred miles long and as much as 46 miles wide, it is the largest freshwater lake in Central America, but it may millennia ago …
The pretty ocean-side town of San Juan del Sur is the center for surfer culture. The best surf breaks in the country are within 20 miles of this village, and people come from around the world to try …
Nicaragua has a tropic climate. Days are warm, and nights are cooler but still balmy. The two seasons are the rainy and the dry, with the dry season running from December through April. There are 300 …
A Poison Dart Frog sits on a bright green leaf.
1. When is the best time to go to Nicaragua?  Travelers can visit Nicaragua any time of the year. Temperatures are hot year round in the lowlands (high 80s during the day/ 70s at night) and …
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Roy Whitworth
Got all my riding gear washed finally and washed my bike and tried to fix my panniers.  Went over to the surfing beach where all the dudes hang out and smoke big fat ones. So will leave …
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Big statue of Jesus overlooking the town and beautiful beach, and then Madeira Playa is 9 km out of town where I spent most of the day surfing, not exactly Cape St. Francis or Outer Komm. but was …
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Roy Whitworth
 October 20, 2014 GRENADA TO OMETEPE Was still dark and Tom was up and gone in pursuit of the finest coffee in the world. I chased him down and went for breakfast where we met an expat …
Typical beachfront restaurant in San Juan del Sur Nicaragua
Careli Tours Nicaragua recently received the Central America Award to the Tourism Excellence Without Borders.  The Minister of Tourism of Costa Rica, Wilhelm von Breymann, presented the …
Adventure Life staff reaction to Sunny's email
Adventure Life staff members huddle around Sullivan's computer to read an email from a traveler.  This is not your typical message with packing, visa, and tipping questions.  This was …
View of momotombo from old Leon ruins
Nicaragua travel tops the New York Times' Places to Go in 2013 Nicaragua travel tops the New York Times' best in travel for 2013. Ranked third out of forty-six select destinations, I am not …
Locals getting ready for the market
Travelers looking for bargains should look towards Latin America. Like our Guatemala Classico trip 6-days for $795 Last week, the New York Times did a feature on ways to save on your next trip, …

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