All in Nicaragua

IN THE LAND OF VOLCANOES: THE TOP 5 HIKES IN NICARAGUA

Peppered with the smoking calderas of countless volcanoes, beset by deep and misty stretches of primeval forest, trodden by curious tree frogs and jaguars, white-headed capuchin monkeys and ocelots alike, it’s hardly surprising that Nicaragua is the go to place for trekkers in Central America these days. Check out this list of the nation’s top hikes, some of which are on the menu of our acclaimed Nica itineraries!

8 Things Most Travellers Miss in Central America

Central America might not be the most traveled corner of the globe, but there's no question it's on the up. Thousands of tourists now flock to the beaches of Panama and the forests of Costa Rica each year, eager to spy out sloths and ride their first Pacific swells. However, there are still oodles of off-the-beaten-track spots and attractions in this S-bend between the Americas, with everything from hidden rivers to mysterious Mayan ruins on the menu for the more intrepid backpacker. Check it out…

9 THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN THAT COWORKING SPACE

No matter if you're heading to a coworking space between the swaying palms of Southeast Asia or the smoke-spurting volcanos of Central America, the monkey-spotted jungles of Indo or the frenetic towns of India, there are a few things that every remote worker will need. We're not just talking about the obvious things: speedy internet, somewhere to sit and work, a comfy bed. We're also talking about the things you might not consider; the things that transform those nomadic trips with the laptop abroad from a plain old working holiday into an experience you're going to love and treasure.

HOW THE SHARING ECONOMY CAN HELP IN THE LIFE OF A DIGITAL NOMAD

It's fair to say that the sharing economy has taken the world by storm in recent years. And before you screw up your face in confusion and ask the question that's surely on plenty of reader's lips – namely, 'what exactly is the sharing economy?' – just take a look around you! It's everywhere. It's in your online shopping services; it's in your line-up of go-to accommodation sites for traveling; it's in your gym membership management pages; it's even in your diet apps and daily routine tools.

10 BENEFITS OF OPTING FOR A COWORKING SPACE ABROAD

Whether you're a veteran globetrotter or a budding digital nomad, the new wave of coworking spaces that's taking over in destinations as far-flung as Bali and Indo, Nica and Brazil is certainly one to watch. Offering everything from luxurious suites and high-speed web connections, new mates and new adventures, it might just offer you the best choice for you working and traveling life this year.

5 reasons to go location independent in 2017

If you've been toying with the idea of shedding the nine-to-five constraints and going it alone, then we at LBW and nomad.life salute you! We think that leaving behind the comfort zone and the familiar office is one of the best things you can do in life – I mean, of course we do, with the rolling surf of Nica, the sunny sands of Thailand, the tropical isles of Indo and oodles of other great places to visit and so little time to do it in!

Choosing the right tour in Central America

With everything from misty rainforests to endangered species, picture-perfect beaches to monstrous volcanos, pretty colonial cities to sleepless parties on the sands of the Caribbean on the line-up for travellers heading to Central America, we know it can be tricky finding the itinerary that’s right for you. Cue this lowdown of every trip offered by LBW, which goes from Nica to Panama and boasts oodles adrenaline-pumping adventure travel and no-holes-barred hedonism alike. Enjoy!

Day 5 & 6 - Nicaragua

After ending San Juan del Sur on a good note, we trekked over to Granada, a bustling city of culture and Nica life. The historic churches and cathedrals surrounded by shops and restaurants were an exquisite sight. A trip up to the church bell towers gave a view of the entire city of clay rooftops.