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Your 20 Best Surf Escapes This Winter

Norm Schriever | Posted 12.12.2016 | Travel
Norm Schriever

While we may be facing another long, cold winter here in the United States and Canada, the surfs up just a short trip away in tropical Central and Sou...

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 ...

Why Nicaragua Is A Better Retirement Choice Than Costa Rica

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 11.19.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Nicaragua, long hidden behind the image of her picaresque president, is finally emerging as a top retirement and vacation hotspot. We've been making the case for Nicaragua for years. Why do I think things could finally be turning around for this beautiful but misunderstood country with so much to offer?

The Perfect Week in Nicaragua With Kids

Heather Mundt | Posted 05.05.2016 | Travel
Heather Mundt

Both of my children have traveled there with us several times, even as babies. Here's my take on how to spend a perfect week with your family in this tropical treasure.

How to Find the Courage to Travel With Kids

Cliff Hsia | Posted 11.10.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

We've done this in cities and countries all over the world. One week in Cabo, two weeks in Lima, four weeks in Nicaragua and five weeks in Buenos Aires. We've done it. And our kids are growing up to be better citizens of the world because we continue to do it.

Notes from Nicaragua: A Bigger Cup

Joe Hutcheson | Posted 04.08.2014 | Comedy
Joe Hutcheson

We all knew the implications of the phrase "Open-Air Jungle Home" when we planned our couples vacation. But, yes, this is what we signed up for.

10 Things to Consider Before You Move to a Foreign Country and Become an Expatriate

Norm Schriever | Posted 06.09.2013 | Travel
Norm Schriever

Every year 6.6 million U.S. citizens call another country home. Whatever the reason for buying a one-way ticket to being an expatriate, they have some important choices to make once they get there.

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.

The Border You've Never Heard About

Norm Schriever | Posted 09.29.2012 | Travel
Norm Schriever

Driving north for an hour from the city of Liberia in Costa Rica, past skinny cows in postcard-green meadows, one wonders if civilization is ever going to reemerge, and then the taxi driver slams on his brakes.