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Just the Facts: Frequently Asked Questions about Nicaragua

Nicaragua is an incredible country to visit. Here's basic information about the country and frequently asked questions about Nicaragua for your travels. Full post at https://sightdoing.net/nicaragua-faq/

Nicaragua is starting to pick up popularity from travelers, but it’s still relatively un-visited compared to its neighbor Costa Rica.  What a shame!  Nicaragua is a beautiful country that offers a ton of variety, low prices, and friendly people. I barely scratched the surface of the country, with visits to Granada, Masaya, León, Somoto, Managua, …

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My Complete Nicaragua Guide to Plan Your Trip… Guaranteed!

No question about it: Nicaragua is one of my all-time favorite destinations.  In fact, I loved my first visit there so much that I just couldn’t stop writing about it!  Here’s a guide to all of my Nicaragua articles to help you plan your upcoming trip. Get Started: Just the Basics About Nicaragua Frequently Asked …

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Splendid Nature at Estación Biológica Las Guacamayas

Most tourists who visit the department of Petén in Guatemala see Tikal and nothing else, missing one of the region’s great attractions: the tropical forest.  I was bound and determined to see part of the jungle, so my mother and I decided to visit Estación Biológica Las Guacamayas, a small section of Laguna del Tigre National Park. Visiting the …

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Waves, Sunsets, and Turtles in Las Peñitas Nicaragua

sunset at las penitas nicaragua near leon (where to go in nicaragua travel guide)

Sure, Nicaragua is a country full of friendly people, low prices, and lots to do but there is one problem: it’s HOT.  Unless you head into the mountains (which, eventually, I did), there is nothing even remotely comfortable about the weather.  Luckily, the country has nearly 1000 kilometers of coastline, not including the many lakes …

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