Hotel Review: Hotel Jardin de Granada, Nicarauga

Hotel Jardin de Granada

Note: This post contains affiliate links. Neither of us had visited Latin America before our trip to Granada, Nicaragua, and we were both a bit nervous. We don’t speak Spanish (despite four apparently useless semesters of college Spanish), and the media often presents Central America as a dangerous place where […]

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Laguna de Apoyo: A Day Trip from Granada

Laguna de Apoyo

Located only 20 minutes away, Laguna de Apoyo makes a perfect, relaxing day trip from Granada, Nicaragua. After zip-lining on Mombocho Volcano and walking around scorching-hot Granada, our feet were blistered, our hair was wilted, and we were ready to spend a low-key day at the lake. We made same-day […]

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Exploring Mombacho Volcano in Nicaragua


Though we loved exploring our temporary home base of Granada (despite the fact that I could have fried bacon on its sidewalks), it didn’t take long before we were itching to get outside the city and experience some of Nicaragua’s natural attractions. After all, Nicaragua didn’t earn the nickname “Land […]

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