Nicaragua travel Archive

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If You’re American, You’re Crazy to Stay Home This Year

If you’re earning U.S. dollars and you don’t have a big vacation or journey or a move abroad in your plans this year, what’s wrong with you? If you’re reading a travel blog I’m assuming you don’t hate traveling. So why else would you not take advantage of this golden opportunity? Your

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My Articles and Interviews (While I Finish A Book…)

I’ve got my head down trying to finish up a book called A Better Life for Half the Price,¬†about drastically cutting your expenses about moving abroad. The problem with running your own show though, being an entrepreneur, is that you don’t just clock out at 5:30 and say goodbye to The Man.

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Where $1,000 a Month is “Middle Class”

“If you make $1,000 a month, you can drive a small car, take your family out to decent restaurants sometimes, and visit a place like this on the weekends.” That was an offhand comment from my Nicaraguan guide Pablo when we were at the overlook area checking out Lake Apoyo between Managua

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Granada, Nicaragua on the Edge

You’ve probably seen a handful of photos from Granada, Nicaragua posted here and there. Usually you get the central plaza, the cathedral, a bell tower view over the roofs, and some horse-drawn carriages. Or in the case of a cheapskate like me, photos of signs showing how cheap everything is in Nicaragua.

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Cheap Travel in Mexico and Central America

There are a few clusters of cheap destinations around the world where you can travel overland from country to country on a low budget for weeks, months, or a year. For Americans, starting in Mexico and going down to Panama is a pretty reliable way to travel well without spending a fortune—especially