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…

Top Travel tips for Holiday Travel

Travel Industry Wire The leaves are turning, there’s a nip in the air and before long, the holidays will be upon us. For those with a less than rosy outlook, it also means time to back your bags, grit your teeth and endure the long schlep  through countless security lines and airport terminals filled with…

10 Reasons you Feel Homesick in Nicaragua

Ten Reasons Why You Are Still Homesick iStockphoto Nearly everyone has been homesick at one point in their lifetime. Thankfully, homesickness does not last forever; living in a foreign country is a chance of a lifetime, and you should do your best to make the most of it! Exploring the reasons behind your homesickness can…

How to Avoid Travel Scams When Traveling Solo

Solo travel is one of the biggest trends in the travel industry right now and it’s not surprising because delving deep into foreign cultures and flying off to far-flung places is an amazing feeling. But traveling alone can also make you vulnerable in many places and being aware of travel scams is a good way…

How To Stay Safe While Travelling

And your vacation is calling you to Nicaragua! You may dream of sipping Piña Coladas on the beach while watching azure waves. You may fantasize about dancing the night away in a cool salsa club. Or you might long for adventure gliding down a volcano or rappelling in beautiful waterfalls. But no matter where you…

13 Reasons Expat Children Thrive

Growing up abroad can be one of the most beneficial gifts a child can receive. It’s amazing how much children thrive when they realize their horizons are wider than a TV or game console screen. Entering a new culture, learning a new language, and living a different lifestyle provide boundless opportunities for growth. The Latin…