Hotel Plaza Colón receives the Güegüense Award for environmental sustainability.
In celebration of the International Poetry Festival we have invited well known Nicaraguan writers to pen pieces for our blog. This first piece (in Spanish) is by Fernando López from Granada, who tells us about an interesting custom in Granada’s streets: “La Tertulia”. Fernando López Gutierrez. Cada ciudad tiene sus particularidades que la distinguen y […]
It’s always a good day to show your partner how much they mean to you, but February is a particularly special month because it’s Valentine’s Day. It’s the perfect month to be even more attentive, more romantic and spontaneous. Find out all that Granada can offer in this very special month!
Many people have called 2017 the year to travel and you surely have the desire to do it but, still not sure where to go? Then stop thinking more and add a trip to Nicaragua in your agenda, definitely the country to visit this year. It has been confirmed by many of the most recognized […]
“La Gritería” is another important celebration in Nicaragua during December festivities. Unlike “Purísima”, that is celebrated throughout December, the “Gritería” takes place on December 7th on the eve of the “Day of the Immaculate Conception of Mary” celebrated worldwide on December 8th. Both, Purísima and Gritería, are organized by hosts or home owners. It is […]
“La Purísima” is one of the most important celebrations of December in Nicaragua. It’s full of particularities that make it unique in the world. Continue reading to know more about this fascinating tradition. “La Purisima” and “La Gritería” are unique festivities in Nicaragua and each one is celebrated in a different way but, if we […]
In many parts of the world, December is known as a time of joy and sharing, but in Nicaragua this joy is strengthened. The hubbub floods the Nicaraguans and with it the streets and skies. Throughout the month you can hear many songs, rockets, bombs and fireworks. This happiness and good wishes are reflected in […]
The powerful Masaya volcano, is certainly one of the destinations you must know on your journey through Nicaragua.
The poetic Carnival that took place on Wednesday was a cultural flood that brought together 115 poets from 51 different countries and tourists who also enjoyed the event. Performances and folkloric dances were part of the colorful list that symbolically buried “the violence of time and the violence against women”. The poets stopped on every […]
The story of an iconic building in Nicaragua’s military history that is open to all visitors nowadays. At the end of Calle Real Xalteva stands one of the iconic buildings of Nicaragua’s military history. A fortress built in 1748 in the context of the war against pirates; its walls witnessed the indigenous rebellion against the […]