In Nica Now

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In Nica Now
We're Gord & Elisha. A Canadian couple who got married on a beach in Costa Rica five and a half years ago. Now we're retired and living in Nicaragua!
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  • What I Ate Today: "Henry's Breakfast" at Iguana Bar 1 week ago Looking for a great place to go for breakfast in San Juan del Sur? We recommend Henry’s Iguana Bar on the beach! If you’re like me and enjoy variety on your plate “Henry’s Breakfast” is a great option. It comes complete with two eggs (I asked for just one), bacon, hash browns,...
  • Cost of Living 2016: San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua 2 weeks ago The low cost of living is one of the things that attracted us to a life in Nicaragua.  Below is a summary by category that shows what our day to day spending was for the month of June 2016.  For a more detailed in-depth view to our expenditures you can view our daily spending report.  […] The...
  • YOU ASKED, WE ANSWERED: What is the norm for tipping in Nicaragua? 4 weeks ago If you’re a first time visitor to Nicaragua you may be wondering what is acceptable when it comes to tipping.  Eliminate the guesswork by reviewing our tipping guidelines below. FOR SHUTTLE DRIVERS, TAXIS & TOUR GUIDES  In Nicaragua shuttle drivers and tour guides expect a tip. 10% of your...
  • Socializing, Dancing & Piñata Smashing with the Elders 1 month ago Just Another Day in Paradise When Emilie from Nica Sail and Surf called us out of the blue to ask if we wanted to help with the Quarterly San Juan del Sur Elder’s Luncheon Elisha and I had no idea what to expect. I envisioned a quiet stuffy environment with a few people leading the […] The post...
  • Sailing on a "Pirate Ship" with Two Guys Adventures 1 month ago I have always said, “A day on the water is better than any day on land”.  It doesn’t matter if it’s fishing or sailing, any day on the ocean is memorable. With three friends celebrating birthdays and two friends leaving Nicaragua we had plenty of reason to bring a group together for a... Expat Blog Awards 2012: Nicaragua Gold Award!

This blog won the Gold Award for best expat blog in Nicaragua!

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21:34 PM December 13, 2013

It is about time someone did this. We have been visiting Nicaragua for about 6 years or so and have had lots of questions but no one to help with the answers. Your Blog is very helpful and informative we are excited to learn more about the possibilty of moving there some time in the future. So, Thanks for all the inof and can't wait to read more.

03:17 AM June 21, 2014

Hi I am planning on moving there as soon as my house sells. i was there in January and my heart stayed there as i came back to the most brutal winter ever. i am a prairie girl and have a 15 year old daughter, but i just want to go. I became a widow this year and am looking for a new life. Any advice?

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