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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  • One Month's Living Expenses 2015: San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua 1 week ago Cost of living continues to be the most popular searched topic on In Nica Now and since it’s been over a year since we published an up-to-date expense report we thought it was time we do so.  Last month (April 2015) we diligently tracked every single cordoba we spent. Our targeted monthly...
  • Guide to the Beaches: San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua 2 weeks ago Nicaragua is blessed with some of the most beautiful beaches and surfing in the world. Many of which you’ll find in the San Juan del Sur area.    PLAYA MADERAS With year round waves Playa Maderas  is one of San Juan del Sur’s most popular surf beaches. Three restaurants (Tacos Locos, Los...
  • A Long Term Rental in Las Delicias: San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua 3 weeks ago We’ve always been lucky when it comes to finding nice affordable long term rentals, but this particular time we really lucked out!  Our new rental home is a two bedroom, two bathroom bungalow that sits on a half acre of land. The property is located just five minutes south of San Juan del Sur...
  • Sending & Receiving Mail in Nicaragua 1 month ago The process of securing a post office box in San Juan del Sur was super quick and easy. With a photocopy of my passport in hand I made my way to our local post office. After completing a simple form I handed over the copy of my passport and C$240 ($8.99 USD) and that was […]
  • 6 Typical Nicaraguan Dishes We Can't Get Enough Of 1 month ago #1 VIGORÓN This traditional Nicaraguan dish consists of a cabbage salad known as curtido (chopped cabbage, tomatoes, onions, and chili pepper marinated in vinegar and salt), boiled yucca, and chicharrones (fried pork with skin or with meat) wrapped in banana leaf. This dish is often eaten without... Expat Blog Awards 2012: Nicaragua Gold Award!

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Website Reviews » There are 2 reviews on In Nica Now

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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