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16 Reasons to Bring Your Toddler to Nicaragua

David DiGregorio | Posted 05.02.2016 | Travel
David DiGregorio

We travel a lot with our daughter. Even though she's only three years old, she's already been to eight countries on three continents and we're always ...

50 Countries and Counting: A Naturalista's Travel Adventures in Panama (Including The San Blas Islands) Nicaragua, Belize, Honduras, Costa Rica and Guatemala!

Patti R. Rose | Posted 03.28.2016 | Travel
Patti R. Rose

Traveling to Central America opened my world in so many ways, in terms of uniquely diverse, beautiful people and interesting cultures. I learned so much and had excellent opportunities to practice my Spanish language skills.

Message to Bernie: Stop Frittering Away Your Political Revolution

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 11.28.2015 | Politics
Nikolas Kozloff

After an energetic and dynamic summer, the Bernie Sanders campaign seems to have stalled.

Is Nicaragua the Next Costa Rica?

Nicholas Kontis | Posted 05.18.2014 | Travel
Nicholas Kontis

In the first century of the new millennium, Panama became the new "in" nation in Central America. Fast forward to present day and there is a new Central American travel destination ready to take the crown of the next hot destination.

The Kardashian Index: On the "How" and "Why" of International Development Work

Ming Holden | Posted 04.06.2014 | Impact
Ming Holden

I wondered what the tenuous connection was between Britney Spears the breathing human and the faded sticker bearing her image thousands of miles away.

Preparing for Disaster in Nicaragua

Michael Solis | Posted 09.07.2013 | Impact
Michael Solis

My friends tease me, telling me I have to relax. But the truth is that we never know when these things might happen, and it's better to be prepared for the worst should the unwanted ever unfold.

Will Correa Assume Chavez's Role Leading Latin American Socialism?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.05.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

With Hugo Chavez having now passed, the question of who will inherit his legacy as the vanguard of 21st century socialism in Latin America is foremost in the minds of many.

A Nicaraguan Haven For World Travelers

Norm Schriever | Posted 01.20.2013 | Travel
Norm Schriever

There was no 'localism' nor territorial problems -- Nicaragua's surf champions regularly share waves with beginners and tourists.