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The Best of Nicaragua: 12 Awesome Things to do in Nicaragua

Nicaragua is just emerging as one of the hottest destinations in Central America.  Word is now out on the country that is coined the land of volcanoes and lakes.  Just a short flight from Canada and the USA, Nicaragua is one of the cheapest and safest destinations in the region.  And unlike its neighbour Costa Rica where development has exploded, …

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Let’s Plan Your Nicaragua Itinerary

So you have heard about this great country just a short flight from Canada and the US where you can see volcanoes, exotic wildlife, unwind on white or black sand beaches and tour colourful colonial cities?  It’s not Costa Rica, where years of development has led to higher prices.  It’s Nicaragua, a country once thought too unstable politically to travel …

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Family White Water Rafting in the Canadian Rockies

Note: a version of this post was published on the Travel Alberta website. Our family loves doing adventure activities together.  We have zip lined in Nicaragua, snorkeled on the Great Barrier Reef and taken surf lessons in Sydney.  As the kids get older the opportunities to participate in extreme sports and adventure activities is increasing and we are always looking for …