For many, San Juan del Sur is all about the beach experience – with surfing, fishing and sailing as the main attractions. Others are drawn to the undeveloped landscape and jungles. And some find that the easy going lifestyle is a reminder to slow down and refocus on the substance of life that really matters. The substance that prioritizes relationships and community service over quarterly reports and deadlines. [Read more…] about The Casa Llanta Fund: Hear their voices, see their faces
If you are waiting for somebody to give you permission to move to Nicaragua, then it may never happen. If the change that you want to experience in your life is contingent on somebody else, than there may be no end to your waiting. Nobody is going to give you permission.
And by the way, you don’t need their permission anyway. Your life is your own and you can just do it.
There will never be a perfect time to quit your job or move your family. You will also never get to the end of your to-do list.
The time to manifest your future is now. Or never.
When Kenny, owner and founder of Tropical Concierge called me on Tuesday asking if I wanted to go on a road-trip to the Emerald Coast to surf and play golf, my response was, “when?” To which he answered, “tomorrow”. That was all the convincing I needed. I felt like it would be foolish to pass up an opportunity for a mid-week vacation with one of the best chef and surf-instructors in San Juan del Sur.
Early the next morning I loaded my truck with all the necessary Nicaraguan road-trip essentials; surfboard, handcrafted nylon string guitar from Volcan Music, swim gear, flip-flops, sunscreen and an empty cooler which we’d obviously fill up at Maxi Pali in Rivas on the way out of town.
“Walk the plank!” my 5 year-old sailing companion yelled at me from across the bow. It doesn’t take much imagination to escape into a dream world on the newest “pirate ship” in San Juan del Sur’s harbor.
The vessel’s beautifully restored wooden deck, spiral staircase, hand carved rum-shot-sword and giant pirate flag make it easy to see why so many visiting sailors embrace the pirate fantasy on the cruise up Nicaragua’s Pacific coast with Two Guys Adventures. [Read more…] about An epic sailing adventure on a “pirate ship” that should be on your bucket list
“I was born in San Juan de Oriente. I am a descendant of indigenous people in my pueblo. To understand me, you must understand the roots of my ancestors. [Read more…] about Meet the locals: Who is the real Chuka?