• Hotel el Internacional

    This is the first time we’ve stayed at a hotel in Granada. Since we were in it for the long haul last time we were here, we always stayed in rented houses. There are many hotels ...

  • Adventures in Buying a Scooter: Day 1

    We’ve decided to buy a scooter. Although we can get anywhere and do anything by walking, riding our bike, or taking taxis (mostly just walking, though) there are times when it would be beneficial to get ...

  • We’ve Moved Three Times in Three Months

    We’ve been here just short of three months and we’ve already moved three times. Luckily every place we’ve moved into has been furnished, so it’s not like it was a huge nightmare at any point. The ...

  • El Camello Restaurante Granada, Nicaragua

    Location: Calle El Caimito, from Parque Central, 2 blocks towards the lake. El Camello is one of our favorite places to grab lunch. It’s a Mediterranean food joint on Calle El Cisne and Calle El Caimito. ...

  • A Bunch of Random Pictures

    Here’s a bunch of random pictures for you to stare at! ...

Merida, Mexico: Day 1

As I sit here on Day 2 of our trip to Merida trying to gather ...

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Merida Photography Places

We Indiana Jones-ed Our Way Through the Uxmal Mayan Ruins

Just like Indiana Jones (except without the whip, gun, leather jacket in 95+ degree heat, and rugged good looks) we travelled a long, ...
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Food Merida

Taqueria La Lupita

This is from my TripAdvisor review. Below that are some extra bonus words! We had 14 tacos, a bowl of beans, and a ...
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Life Merida

Merida, Mexico: Day 1

As I sit here on Day 2 of our trip to Merida trying to gather my thoughts for writing an article about Day ...
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Merida, Mexico. Colorful Merida sign in Plaza Grande. San Ildefonso cathedral in the evening. Mexican flag flutters on air.
Life Places

We’re Heading to Mérida, Mexico

Coming soon for a limited time only: For two weeks in June the name of this blog will be changed to Gringo in ...
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Life

Do Not Buy my New Gringo in Granada BOOK!

Everything in the book can be found right here on this website and with pictures and the occasional video to boot. In a fit ...
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Life Places

Visiting San Juan del Sur

Despite living in Nicaragua last year, we never made it to San Juan del Sur. But we are here now! Yesterday was our ...
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Food Places

Tip Top Chicken: Nicaragua’s Delicious Version of Chic-fil-A

Tip Top Chicken is a prevalent fast food chain in Nicaragua that sells chicken in various culinary forms. By various I mean grilled ...
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Places

The Monkey Hut at Laguna de Apoyo

We spent a couple of hours out at The Monkey Hut on Lake Apoyo in the Laguna de Apoyo Nature Reserve. The lake ...
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Food Life

El Camello Revisited

I’m not really much of a “food blogger” since I’m not a pretentious snot, but I figured I should post these images of ...
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