Tips for First Time Expats To Nicaragua

   We’re Not In Kansas Anymore! Often expats forget they are in a different place, with a different culture, language, customs and ways of doing things. You need to consciously embrace the differences of where you are each and every day to avoid those frustrations. Living in Nicaragua requires a lot of patience and the…

7 Practical Tips For Saving Money As An Expat

 Moving to another country means a of a lot of planning and preparation and also, for many people. The expat may have some money saved or have a monthly income such as retirement funds or social security, but they still need to prepare thoroughly to avoid serious financial problems since they will need to manage…

S.O.S Save our Sea Turtles

If you will be visiting León, this September to mid-December we would like to invite you to come and visit our Turtle Sanctuary on Juan Venado island to save the Giant Sea Turtles. From a traveler’s perspective, it’s a great place to watch nature take form and evolve. From an ecological perspective, it’s a beacon of…

5 Things you must NOT do before coming to live in Nicaragua

I’m thinking about moving to Nicaragua,” are posts you see every day in Facebook Groups,  and other expat forums about life as an expat in that country. More and more, people in the U.S. and Canada are thinking about making the move down to the Central American tropical paradise to live a better lifestyle. “I want…

A Year to Discover Nicaragua

It’s time to forget everything you think you know about Nicaragua, and prepare to discover a new world that is emerging as an exciting and enticing destination. The country still possesses raw natural beauty and passion for life, but that timeless and mysterious appeal is now combined with a vibrancy that makes it Central America’s…

Nicaragua’s Popular Foods

TODAY NICARAGUA – Nicaragua is an interesting place, with a tumultuous history and a relatively peaceful present. and even if many things can be better, many people live happy lives there. If there is one thing that unifies all Nicaraguans is the love for their tradition and their culture. Nicaraguans are proud of what they…

The Big Move: 10 Things to Leave Behind When Moving Abroad

So, it’s time to make the big move and start an exciting new chapter of your life. But before the adventure can begin, you need to do the one thing we all dread — packing. Fear not!  Here are a few words of wisdom on what to let go of as you embark upon  your…

Why we Love León!

The blue hour (from La hora azul, in Spanish, or L’Heure Bleue in French) is the period of twilight early in the dawn each morning and late dusk each evening when the sun is at a significant distance below the horizon and the residual, indirect sunlight takes on a predominantly blue hue. In our beautiful…

Thank You

As 2016 comes to a close we at the León Travel Bureau want to take this opportunity to thank you for your support of our blog. Our heartfelt gratitude for your likes. We have decided that 2017 will be the year we redesign our blog. Starting in January, each month we will be bringing you…