Nicaragua

Hiking Ometepe Island: Volcanoes, Mineral Baths and Clean Living
Central America / Nicaragua

Hiking Ometepe Island: Volcanoes, Mineral Baths and Clean Living

Hiking volcanoes, medicinal baths and plenty of clean living are the undeniable highlights of Ometepe Island. Whether it’s pushing your body to the limit, giving it a rest or simply enjoying the scenic nature of the island, Ometepe has it all. Sitting in the middle of Lago Nicaragua, the stunning island of Ometepe was created from the formation of two giant lake volcanoes, Vulcan Concepción and Vulcan Maderas, standing 1600m and 1400m respectively. These colossal volcanoes make Ometepe the tallest […]

Free Coconuts in the Caribbean: How to Live Off The Land
Central America / Nicaragua / Video

Free Coconuts in the Caribbean: How to Live Off The Land

A short instructional video on the very precise technique of collecting free coconuts in the Caribbean. Actually there isn’t much science or skill to it at all, mostly just patience and perseverance. I mean, what else is there to do when you’re living on a small Caribbean island for a few weeks with no Internet and barely any electricity? Coconut collecting became a fun hobby whenever we went to the beach. Miles of untouched Caribbean coast, all lined with overhanging […]

A Day in the Life: Big Corn Island Fishing with a Local
A Day in The Life / Central America / Nicaragua

A Day in the Life: Big Corn Island Fishing with a Local

  “Hurry up boy, dem fish be gone soon!” Elton playfully shouts as we hurriedly load up his tiny two-man fiberglass canoe. Today there’s three of us, and with all the gear, it’ll be a miracle if we make it back without capsizing. We’re going out to fish for lunch, local Caribbean style. Our destination; the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Big Corn Island, Nicaragua. No fancy motored boat, no high tech fishing gear or GPS radar. Just a […]

The Little Corn Island Backpacking Survival Guide
Central America / Nicaragua

The Little Corn Island Backpacking Survival Guide

All You Need to Know About Little Corn Island Backpacking So you’ve made it to Little Corn Island, Nicaragua! And like us, you’ve quickly realised it’s heaven on earth. You look out towards the horizon and see the sun shinning on bright turquoise waters. As the water approaches the shore it fades away to crystal clear, before splashing upon glistening sands. Coconut trees are so close to the shore that they hang out into the water and create natural shade […]