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San Juan del Sur is wonderful for anyone who likes beaches, drinks, good people, and good food.
I would like to share information regarding a restaurant, El Mexicano, which is a hidden gem for cheap and good quality food in Matagalpa. The owners are very friendly and the menu is excellent -- the tacos, nachos, and enchiladas are to die for. Go and enjoy some good food.
Moyogalpa is the largest town on the Isla de Ometepe and also the main port where the boats dock in from San Jorge. From the docks, you walk up the main street and you will find many of the Moyogalpa hostels along or close to this stretch of road. The buses to other areas of the island also leave from a small way up …
Granada is a great city!
Located in between Granada and Managua is Masaya, most famously known in Nicaragua for its Artisan Market, which is situated a ten- to fifteen-minute walk down the road from the bus station. It is a great place to go and see some of the amazing arts and crafts made by locals around the area and grab a few gifts of …
Esteli has a great charm to it and there is much to see and do in and around the area. The downtown region itself has the large cathedral and central park as its major attractions; it is, however, also a great place to walk up and down the busy streets and soak up the local atmosphere. In this region you will find …
Matagalpa is one of the larger towns nestled in the highlands in northern Nicaragua. It doesn't have an overly touristy vibe to it, so it is a great place to hang out, meet locals, and observe the culture in an authentic Nicaraguan environment. There are two main parks within the city -- Parque Ruben Dario and Parque …
León is a moderate-sized colonial town located in northern Nicaragua. The colonial-style architecture is less apparent here than in cities such as Antigua, Guatemala, or San Cristobal, Mexico, but it still remains a nice change of scenery from regular urban cities. Getting here can be slightly tricky, as not all major …
Managua, Nicaragua, is the capital and largest city of the country, and acts as the administrative and financial center of Nicaragua as well. While it is not a large tourist destination, it often serves as a stop over between flights or international bus trips. Managua is large and it can be difficult to get around …
Laguna de Apoyo is a little piece of paradise just a few kilometers off the highway between Masaya and Granada. The whole lake is the crater of an old volcano and the stunning views are surrounded by the crater rim as you sit on the edge of the lake. During the day, you can take out a kayak or a tube and float around …
San Juan Del Sur is surfer central, located on the southwest Pacific coast of Nicaragua. The town caters to tourists, so there is a great range of food and shopping on offer as well as a great range of tours and activities including surfing, snorkeling, and sailing tours -- and if you are here at the right time, you …
Granada, Nicaragua, is a large colonial town located midway through the country along the shores of Lake Nicaragua. Granada has a fascinating history of colonialism, rebellion, and scandal. The streets are littered with bright colours; Spanish-influenced architecture; and free museums on topics ranging from coffee, …
Ometepe is a must-go for anyone visiting Nicaragua. This beautiful, volcanic island is comprised of two volcano peaks jutting out of spectacular water. The island itself has many different communities, each with its own hostels, with many different activities to offer from volcano climbing, kayaking, horseback riding, …