Birds of Nicaragua, Part 2

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The plush forests and pristine nature in Nicaragua has numerous gorgeous birds inhabiting them. The diversity and variety of birds in Nicaragua is remarkable, with 703 different species soaring the tropical skies. Continuing with last week’s post, here are a …
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Birds of Nicaragua,Part 1

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Nicaragua is home to numerous awe-inspiring birds since it is the ecological bridge connecting North and South America. The biodiversity is strikingly vast, with 703 bird species inhabiting Nicaragua, and here is a short introduction to our flying family: The …
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When in Jicaro, Get Adventurous; Zip-Lining , Kayaking, and Volcano Boarding!

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Longing for adventures never ends, even when you are on the road and travelling. In fact, the best active opportunities present themselves while one is gallivanting around this wondrous globe. In Nicaragua, there are uniquely tingling activities to experience: Zip …
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Leon Eateries You Need to Try

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Planning a day trip to Leon during your stay at Jicaro? There’s no shortage of things to do in the bustling college town. But, a full day spent exploring the city’s museums, historical sites, art galleries, and markets can leave one …
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Our Little Chunk of Volcano: How Jicaro Was Formed

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It’s not everyday you get to sleep on a chunk of volcano…Unless you’re sleeping at Jicaro, which is located on one of the tiny islands dotting the waters of Lake Nicaragua known as the Granada Islets. Central America’s largest lake, Lake Nicaragua …
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What the Heck is a Cloud Forest Ecosystem?

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What the heck is a cloud forest?! Sounds like something straight off of Lord of the Rings doesn’t it? A mythical place where trees talk and ferries roam? Nicaragua’s cloud forest ecosystems aren’t quite this cool but they’re pretty darn close. …
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5 Things You Need to Know About Leon

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Not too far from Jicaro lies one of Nicaragua’s most bustling, culturally rich cities—Leon—a place where poets dream and streetscapes stun. Alive with history and bustling with life, Leon is one of the world’s most interesting cities. Here are some …
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Granada Eateries You Need to Try

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Just a short boat ride away from Jicaro, Granada is a colonial city full of bustling markets, bright colors and, of course, delicious food. Here are a couple Granada eateries you won’t want to miss. Pita Pita Pita so nice …
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Paddle Board Yoga is the New Yoga

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Located on a secluded island surrounded by the temperate waters of Lake Nicaragua, Jicaro is the perfect place to try your hand at all sorts of water sports. If you’ve perfected paddleboarding and want to try you hand at something …
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