Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Volcano Surfing in Nicaragua

Volcano Surfing in Nicaragua: "As your Icelandic friends can tell you, volcanoes are nothing to kid around with. They re big, they re filled with molten rock, and, from time to time, they like to show off for the outside world. But you ve never let the threat of a little lava stand in the way of a good time. Introducing Volcano Boarding, your chance to take a high-speed slide d"

Monday, April 19, 2010

Nicaragua to Host Spanish "Survivor"

WASHINGTON, DC, April 18, 2010 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Nicaragua has been chosen as the new location for Spain's version of the reality show Survivor (Supervivientes) Season 11

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Nicaragua - Top 14 Places to Retire

retire_book.jpgThree Central American countries (Nicaragua, Belize, and Panama) are among “The world’s fourteen top retirement havens,” as listed in HOW TO RETIRE OVERSEAS: Everything You Need to Know to Live Well (for Less) Abroad, by long-time editor and publisher of International Living, Kathleen Peddicord. The sections on each country are short, but they are concise, practical, and packed with helpful statistics. For example, the book includes information on the new law in Nicaragua to benefit retirees, which was just passed in June, 2009, and estimates the monthly cost of living in a city like León at about US$1200.
There are also general information chapters to help the reader rent or buy a home overseas, understand your tax liability, and avoid common mistakes. Overall, this is a helpful resource, especially for comparing countries and narrowing down your choices. After all, the first question any potential expat must ask is, “Where should I go?”