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  • 9 Most-Anticipated Hotel Openings in 2013

    From Arkansas to Nicaragua, we've got our ear to the ground when it comes to the hottest new hotels. So with a new year ahead, we're sharing which soon-to-open properties we are most excited for.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on January 22, 2013 at 3:13:17 PM EST in Hotels
  • Get an authentic taste of Nicaraguan life; talk to locals about politics

    Many people here love a spirited discussion about the direction the country should take. If your Spanish is up to the task, don't be afraid to listen in—though within the confines of the local cantina, take what you hear with a grain of salt.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on June 14, 2011 at 1:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips Tagged: Bimini, mounteverest
  • Nicaragua is Ready for Prime Time

    Nicaragua's natural beauty is the real star of the most recent edition of Survivor—a series long known for highlighting fabulous locales. Unlike contestants, though, visitors needn't subsist on rice and bugs or compete in over-the-top challenges to enjoy them. Be sure to check out our top five experiences before extinguishing your torch and returning home.

    Posted by Susan MacCallum-Whitcomb on October 20, 2010 at 10:57:48 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Nicaragua: Tip appropriately

    A tip is only expected at pricier restaurants, where it’s often included (look for servicio on the check). Since most servers receive only minimal compensation, even a cordoba or two is a nice gesture at cheaper restaurants. Taxi drivers aren’t tipped. Generally, any stranger who offers to do you a favor (like watch your parked car) expects a tip.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on August 17, 2010 at 2:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips