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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  • Rainy Season is Officially Upon Us! 2 weeks ago I wake just before 8 am to the sound of steady rain. The house is slightly darker than usual and the air in the room is cool and fresh. I check the thermometer which shows an outdoor temperature of 25.8 degrees Celcius; inside the temperature reads 27.8 degrees. With the fan blowing on me from the...
  • 90 Day Nicaraguan Tourist Visa Renewal 3 weeks ago Every 90 days we need to renew our Nicaraguan tourist visa. We have been living in Nicaragua for the last 4.5 years as perpetual tourists. These quarterly junkets to the border are uneventful and rather tedious. The alternative is to leave our paradise so we don’t complain too much. An obvious...
  • Mercado Monday: Jocote (Red or Purple Mombin) 3 weeks ago Elisha’s & Gordon’s Note: Mercado Monday is officially back! In today’s article guest blogger Kevin Keegan tells us all about jocote (pronounced \hōˈkō(ˌ)tā\ or in Canadian \hoe – coat – eh\). Jocote, also known as Red or Purple Mombin, is a thirst quenching fruit found in many...
  • Internet Providers & Working Remotely in Nicaragua 1 month ago We have been asked many times if working remotely in Nicaragua is a viable option? Is the internet fast enough and reliable enough? The simple answer is yes. The internet in Nicaragua is fast enough and reliable enough in the cities most expats choose to call home. We have many friends working...
  • Creepy Crawly Critters Common to Nicaragua 1 month ago Elisha & Gordon’s Note:  Kevin Keegan, our neighbour and fellow expat, who we recently introduced you to guest blogs today.  If you’ve ever wondered or worried what the situation is with creepy crawly critters in Nicaragua Kevin’s article will provide some insight, clarity and peace... 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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