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Where to travel to in Nicaragua in 2017? Here are my top 7 places to visit in Nicaragua for your next trip. This is why you should visit Nicaragua. Surf Volcanoes Islands it's all there!

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Top 10 Things to Do in Nicaragua

If you are thinking of going to Nicaragua, here are some tips on what you can do and where you can go! These are some of the things that we did there:

Volcanoes and Volcano Boarding
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Granada
Laguna De Apoyo
Somoto Canyon
Poneloya and releasing Turtles
Leon
San Juan Del Sur
Playa Gigante
Flyboarding and Jet Packing

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Visit Nicaragua - The DON'Ts of Nicaragua

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Whether heading to the beautiful Lake Nicaragua or visiting the beautiful colonial cities of Granada or Leon, Nicaragua has so much for the tourist, traveler and vacationer. Whether you are a backpacker, surfer or traveling family you should make Nicaragua your next stop. However, with amazing things like volcanoes and beaches, there are things you shouldn't do when you visit Nicaragua and that is what this video is. What NOT to Do When You Visit Nicaragua.
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Top 10 Best Places to Visit in Central America

10 Best Places to Visit in Central America
1. Tikal
2. Roatan
3. Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
4. Ambergris Caye
5. Antigua Guatemala
6. Panama City
7. Granada, Nicaragua
8. Arenal Volcano
9. Copan
10. Leon, Nicaragua
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Top Places to visit in Nicaragua:
Corn Islands, Laguna de Apoyo Nature Reserve, Islets of Granada, Masaya Volcano, Indio Maiz Biological Reserve, Leon Cathedral, Montelimar Beach, Mombacho Volcano, Iglesia de La Merced, ChocoMuseo Granada, Mirador del Cristo de la Misericordia, Catedral de Granada, Puerto Salvador Allende, Museum El Ceibo, Guadalupe Church Granada

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Now, where to travel in Nicaragua? I have often been asked, where my favourite place to travel in Central America is and after having given it a lot of thought, I concluded it is Nicaragua. Now of course, currently in 2018, Nicaragua is going through some tough times, but tourism will return to Nicaragua and the doors will open to travel Nicaragua once again and when you do plan to visit Nicaragua, you can use this top 5 places to travel in Nicaragua video to outline my personal favourite places, cities and towns in Nicaragua.

Here we go through my favourite 5 places you should visit when travelling Nicaragua starting at #5 The Corn Islands. Off the coast of Nicaragua, Big and Little Corn Island are two paradisical chunks of sand completely surrounded by gorgeous water. Sit back and relax!

My 4th favourite place in Nicaragua is the fun beach party town of San Juan del Sur. A lot of people love San Juan as it is called in Nicaragua, and as much as I did enjoy it, I was not in Nicaragua to just party so I found San Juan del Sur fun, but there were other better places.

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The biggest surprise whilst travelling through Nicaragua was my third favourite place, Leon in the north of Nicaragua. A place I thought only existed on the tourist trail for Volcano Boarding, Leon is actually a very cool, and authentic city!

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2nd best place in Nicaragua is Granada and Laguna de Apoyo. The town of Granada is gorgeous and colonial and right beside it is the volcano crater lake of Laguna de Apoyo, a pairing that is an absolute must visit when in Nicaragua.

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The BEST Places in NIcaragua whilst travelling through, I found was ... ISLA OMETEPE. The island of Ometepe is a volcano island located in the enormous lake which covers a large area of Nicaragua and it is an unusual lost world that I simply loved. The video below shows us scootering around the island, one of the best days of my life.

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Video Travel Guide: 10 Best Places to Visit in Central America

List of Places in Central America:

1. Tikal
2. Roatan
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4. Ambergris Caye
5. Antigua Guatemala
6. Panama City
7. Granada, Nicaragua
8. Arenal Volcano
9. Copan
10. Leon, Nicaragua

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7 Best Traveling Destinations in Nicaragua

No longer visited only by in-the-know backpackers, surfers and adventure travelers, Nicaragua is now a top destination for families and retirees too. It’s shed the image of a rough and troubled past, to become the second safest country in Central America (stated by the United Nations), and arguably one of the best bets amongst other inexpensive tropical havens. We’ll go through our 7 best destinations in Nicaragua of the moment below.

Nicaragua is a country of natural beauty and exceptionally warm people to match it’s warm climate. Despite getting more and more international attention, Nica is still managing to avoid hordes of tourists, instead attracting a different type of traveler. One that enjoys wandering off the beaten path, and connecting with nature and locals alike. And opportunities and deals abound in both real estate and business. It’s tough to pick the best destinations in Nicaragua, as they are plentiful.
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Visit Granada - 10 Shocks of Visiting Granada, Nicaragua

Volcanoes spitting lava, gorgeous islands throughout Lake Nicaragua, Amazing locals who will show you the best of Nica culture. Granada, Nicaragua is a true colonial gem in Latin America. If you are wondering if Nicaragua is safe or worth visiting, well Granada will show you the best that Latin America has to offer.
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The Best of the Nicaraguan Cities and the Coast

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Our Itinerary: Nicaraguan cities and the Pacific coast

Our trip started in Granada, remembering our time when we visited last year, walking the colonial streets, drinking cold beers at the Calzada, taking Spanish classes and staying with a family, and wandering through the vibrant food and merchandise market. In Granada, we stayed at the lovely Casa Silas B&B – a two room, colonial house equipped with dip pool and the best breakfast frittata included in your nights stay. Our next stop was León We took a local bus there our first trip seeing this city, the second largest of the Nicaraguan cities, (Managua the largest ) León is much rawer than Granada, rather than being entirely filled with colonial buildings, it exudes a colonial and industrial feel. Most of our exploring of the city was wandering around the whitewashed cathedrals, watching several holiday parades and Catholic festivities, and discovering that León, hands down has the best restaurants of all the Nicaraguan Cities.

Las Peñitas

A short 20minute bus trip took us to the coastal town of Las Peñitas. An area that has an excellent reputation for surfing sunbathing and relaxing. It certainly delivers on all of this. Despite its well-known reputation, Las Peñitas is surprisingly underdeveloped with some comfortable spots for food, drink, and lodging but still maintains a touristy yet local approach. Best time to visit is Sundays; it's teeming with families and León tourists ready to surf and enjoy the day. We stayed on the beach at the simple, and comfortable Simple Beach House.

Salinas Grandes

Further south past Las Peñitas is Salinas Grandes, or “Big Salt.” This area is an entirely different vibe. Rugged roads get you into the Salt Flats – where salt processing plants harvest huge mounds of salt. About 20minutes later by 4x4 (ideally as in rainy season the roads can be washed out) you reach the beach area of Salinas and view some of the most secluded, quiet beach areas we have ever seen. There are Incredible surf waves right at your doorstep and miles of beach where virtually no one is around. We kicked back at this stunning and affordable ocean front villa (owned by a friend and marketing client of mine ) for a few nights. We definitely need to get back there again very soon! We missed out on visiting Ometepe Island this time around, although we have lots of great tips after spending 2 months living there last year. You can find our posts on Ometepe and Nicaragua here.

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Nicaragua, officially the Republic of Nicaragua (Spanish: República de Nicaragua ), is the largest country in the Central American isthmus, bordering Honduras to the north and Costa Rica to the south. The country is situated between 11 and 14 degrees north of the Equator in the Northern Hemisphere, which places it entirely within the tropics. The Pacific Ocean lies to the west, and the Caribbean Sea to the east. The country's physical geography divides it into three major zones: Pacific lowlands; wet, cooler central highlands; and the Caribbean lowlands. On the Pacific side of the country are the two largest fresh water lakes in Central America—Lake Managua and Lake Nicaragua. Surrounding these lakes and extending to their northwest along the rift valley of the Gulf of Fonseca are fertile lowland plains, with soil highly enriched by ash from nearby volcanoes of the central highlands. Nicaragua's abundance of biologically significant and unique ecosystems contribute to Mesoamerica's designation as a biodiversity hotspot.

The Spanish Empire conquered the region in the 16th century. Nicaragua achieved its independence from Spain in 1821. Since its independence, Nicaragua has undergone periods of political unrest, dictatorship, and fiscal crisis—the most notable causes that led to the Nicaraguan Revolution of the 1960s and 1970s. Nicaragua is a representative democratic republic, and has experienced economic growth and political stability in recent years. Since 2007, Daniel Ortega has been the President.

The population of Nicaragua, approximately 6 million, is multiethnic. Its capital, Managua, is the third-largest city in Central America. Segments of the population include indigenous native tribes from the Mosquito Coast, Europeans, Africans, Asians, and people of Middle Eastern origin. The main language is Spanish, although native tribes on the eastern coast speak their native languages, such as Miskito, Sumo, and Rama, as well as English Creole. The mixture of cultural traditions has generated substantial diversity in art and literature, particularly the latter given the various literary contributions of Nicaraguan poets and writers, including Rubén Darío, Pablo Antonio Cuadra and Ernesto Cardenal. The biological diversity, warm tropical climate, and active volcanoes make Nicaragua an increasingly popular tourist destination.

In pre-Columbian times, in what is now known as Nicaragua, the indigenous people were part of the Intermediate Area, between the Mesoamerican and Andean cultural regions, and within the influence of the Isthmo-Colombian area. The Pipil migrated to Nicaragua from central Mexico after 500 BC.

At the end of the 15th century, western Nicaragua was inhabited by several indigenous peoples related by culture to the Mesoamerican civilizations of the Aztec and Maya, and by language to the Mesoamerican Linguistic Area. Meanwhile, the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua was inhabited by other peoples, mostly Chibcha language groups. They had coalesced in Central America and migrated also to present-day northern Colombia and nearby areas. They lived a life based primarily on hunting and gathering.

In 1502, Christopher Columbus was the first European known to have reached what is now Nicaragua as he sailed southeast toward the Isthmus of Panama. On his fourth voyage, Columbus explored the Miskito Coast on the Atlantic side of Nicaragua. The Spanish then returned to the western part of what became known as Nicaragua and encountered the three most populous indigenous tribes of people in the land: The tribe led by Nicaragua, the indigenous chieftain Nicaragua is truly named after, but was erroneously thought to be Nicarao, the chief of another group of indigenous peoples, and Diriangen, the chieftain of a group of indigenous peoples living in central Nicaragua. The Spanish attempted to convert all three tribes to Christianity; Nicaragua and Nicarao and their people converted, but Dirangen, however, did not, and was openly hostile to the Spaniards. The first attempt to conquer what is now known as Nicaragua was by Gil González Dávila, who arrived in Panama in January 1520. After exploring and gathering gold in the fertile western valleys, González was attacked by the indigenous people, some of whom were commanded by Nicarao, and an estimated 3,000 led by the chief Diriangén.

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Best Places to Visit in Central America:
Tikal, Roatan, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Ambergris Caye, Antigua Guatemala, Panama City, Granada, Nicaragua, Arenal Volcano, Copan, Leon

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