Tag Archive: Nicaragua

Dec 06 2014

Estelí, Nicaragua: Whoa!

In October, 2014, we visited Estelí, Nicaragua for two weeks and really enjoyed getting to know the town. It’s largely rural once you get out of the downtown area. And you never know what you’ll see along the road. Here’s a short little video shot from our taxi that will make you smile!   Related Articles: Our …

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Dec 06 2014

The Murals of Estelí, Nicaragua

In October, 2014, we were in Estelí, Nicaragua for two weeks. As we explored the city by bus, taxi, and on foot, we saw beautiful murals, most  painted, others done in mosaics, and some which added recycled items like soda bottle caps and beer can tabs.  We’ve put together the following video of the murals we …

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Dec 06 2014

Retire for Less Goes to Nicaragua – Spotlight on Estelí

After our 24 day trip to Nicaragua in October, we have lots of things to share with you about our experiences. So, for a while, our newsletters will include a section of info, videos, stories, and photos about Nicaragua. Hope you enjoy learning more about our neighboring country to the north. First off, some basic …

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Dec 06 2014

In the Mailbag – Shipping, Residency, Nicaragua, and More

Our newsletters and posts generate lots of discussion, on our website, in emails, and on facebook. Here are some of the comments, with helpful information and questions, from our readers: Shipping As a follow-up to both our article about selling our house in Baltimore and shipping 13 boxes to Costa Rica, and last newsletter’s “In the Mailbag” follow-up …

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Nov 24 2014

Retire for Less Goes to Nicaragua – Granada Views Video

One of the highlights of our recent trip to Nicaragua was our four days in Granada. Here’s a short video of the city from high atop the bell tower of La Merced Church:

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Nov 17 2014

Our October 2014 Costa Rica & Nicaragua Cost of Living Expenses

October was an unusual month for us as far as our Costa Rica expenses are concerned. We only spent two days out of the entire month actually in Costa Rica. But we’ll do our best to explain things, below. Part 1: Las Vegas We spent the first five days of November traveling to and from …

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Nov 17 2014

Retire for Less Goes to Nicaragua

After 24 days traveling in Nicaragua, we’re back home in Costa Rica. Why Nicaragua, you might ask? First, they are Costa Rica’s neighbor to the north and it’s inexpensive to travel there. Second, it is a country that developed very differently from Costa Rica and we wanted to get to know it’s history, culture, and …

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