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Capital City: Managua

Currency: Nicaraguan córdoba

Official languages: Spanish

Neighbouring countries: Costa Rica, Honduras

Interesting places to visit include: Granada, Managua, Ometepe, León

Time Zone: Central Standard Time (CST -6)

Largest City: Managua

How to travel from San Jose, Costa Rica to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

Traveling from San Jose, Costa Rica to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua, has been a popular trip for locals, ex-pats, and visitors wanting to have a short vacation to another country.  How far is San Juan del Sur from San Jose? The distance between San Jose to San Juan del Sur is 199 miles or …

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Volcano Boarding Nicaragua – The Ultimate Adrenaline Rush

Volcano Boarding was discovered 6 years ago by an Australian and is the newest extreme sport in Central America. You race down the active Cerro Negro Volcano on only a little piece of wood. There are basically two ways to do it, either standing like on a snowboard or sitting like on a sled. The Cerro …

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Nicaragua Travel – The Land of Lakes and Volcanos

Start your Nicaragua travel with an adventurous border crossing by boat from Costa Rica to Nicaragua and visit the capital city Managua. Explore the beautiful Spanish colonial city, Granada, by bike and climb the Masaya Volcano by night. Afterward, you can visit the highlights of the Isla Ometepe by bike. Drive further to San Juan …

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