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Travel Articles: Nicaragua
Nicaragua tripsarebecoming more and more popular among travelers for many reasons. Affordability, beautiful beaches &cloudforests, unique accommodations, charming towns,and increased safety are just a few of these reasons. This emerging destination continues to evolve into aprimary destination from formerly a surfer’s hangout orbrief …
There is truly something for everyone to enjoy in Nicaragua. A land of fascinating contrasts, it is a nation of abundant wildlife, unspoiled natural beauty, & intriguing cultural history. Foodies, animal lovers, & active adventurers alike will appreciate the opportunities in Nicaragua. Discover why this country is so popular among discerning travelers.
Adventure Life Grant to Selva Negra
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.
Un Hombre y Dos Mujeres in Nicaragua
Our Nicaragua trip: From the Rio San Juan wildlife preserves to the beaches of San Juan del Sur
Nicaragua: Volcanoes, Beaches, and Fireworks
2011 ended with a big finish! We explored a land we never imagined we'd visit, yet found to be amazing at every turn. Nicaragua is a land of many contrasts: colonial cities, active volcanoes, and cloud forest canopies. We visited La Isla de Ometepe, our very own \"Christmas Island\" and ended the year on the Pacific beaches surrounding …
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 place on earth. Try to spend as much time as you can there!
A quick paced whirlwind tour of Nicaragua, visiting the main highlights of Masaya, Granada, Isla de Ometepe, San Juan del Sur, and Leon.Our first trip ALJ before adding it to our destinations!
Grant to Girls Shelter in Granada, Nicaragua
Adventure Life partnered this year with one of our amazing travelers, Richard Popkin, for a grant to the Hogar de Niñas girls shelter in Granada, Nicaragua. The girls come to the shelter as orphans or if they are not able to live at home due to abuse or poverty. Out of these troubled backgrounds, the nuns at the shelter strive to give the girls …
The History of Nicaragua
Did you know the name Nicaragua comes from Nicarao, the name of an indigenous tribal chief that lived around Lake Nicaragua in the sixteenth century? Nicaragua's fascinating history is sure to intrigue you during your trip! Get to know a little more about the country's past before going there to experience it first-hand.
Avenue Of Volcanoes
Did you know that Nicaragua is home to 19 volcanoes? Almost all of these are protected in National Parks, allowing travelers access to these natural phenomenons. Volcanoes, as well as many other attractions, are waiting to be explored by adventurers who want to experience the best of Nicaragua.
Nicaragua Travel Prepares for a Successful Year
Nicaragua travel is gearing up for a successful 2013. It is drawing a lot of attention from the tour industry and both the widely-traveled and first-time travelers from across the globe. I'm not surprised: Nicaragua is a country of thriving culture, history, wildlife and boasts a landscape dominated by volcanoes, pristine rainforest and miles …
Lake Nicaragua and Ometepe Island
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 have been part of the sea. Learn more about Lake Nicaragua
Surfers In Paradise
Travelers seeking a unique active experience should look no further. Nicaragua is an incredible surfing destination for first-timers and veterans alike! The pretty ocean side town of San Juan del Sur is the center of the country's surf culture and can be incorporated into in any of our Nicaragua trip itineraries.
Nicaragua has a tropic climate. Days are warm, and nights are cooler but still balmy. Learn more before your trip.
Booked a trip to Nicaragua? Now what? From what kind of food to expect to what type of currency you will need, this FAQ will answer some of the most common traveler questions. Hopefully, this will help you feel better prepared (and even more excited) for your Nicaragua trip!
Adventure Life's Nicaragua Office Receives Honor
Careli Tours Nicaraguarecently received the Central America Award to the Tourism Excellence Without Borders. The Minister of Tourism of Costa Rica, Wilhelm von Breymann, presented the award to Careliduring the American Travel Market Fair 2014. This event was held in San José, Costa Rica and brought togethertourism authorities of the region, …
Excitement in the office...
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 an ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT!
Our traveler, Sunny, had the romantic idea of proposing to his girlfriend on a surprise trip. He contacted the experts at Adventure …
New York Times Features Nicaragua in Places to Go for 2013
Nicaragua travel tops the New York Times' best in travel for 2013. Ranked third out of forty-six select destinations, I am not surprised to see Nicaragua making it to the top of the list. Nicaragua is a country of thriving culture, history, wildlife and boasts a landscape dominated by pristine rainforest and miles & miles of serene sandy …
New York Times Highlights Latin America Bargains
Last week, the New York Times did a feature on ways to save on your next trip, calling attention to Latin America bargains. A few of our favorite destinations where mentioned: Argentina, Belize, Nicaragua, and Panama. The article noted what we've known for years -- that many times travelers can find top of the line adventures at a fraction of the …
SAN JUAN DEL SUR November 2, 2014
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 earlytomorrowand head for Leon which is an hour from the Honduras border and then attack the borderson Mondayat sparrow fart so I can get to San Salvador before …
SAN JUAN DEL SUR October 22, 2014
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 great to be in sea water again and it's hotter than our shower,which had no water when I tried to take one this morning.
GRENADA TO OMETEPE - OMETEPE (October 20and 22, 2014
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 living in Panama, quite a character and he was just ripped off by a hooker at San Juan Del Sur where we are heading, so he gave us heads up so to speak and Tom …
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