• La Posada Rotiseria

    If you want some fantastico pollo in Matagalpa I highly recommend La Posada Rotiseria. It’s off the beaten path, and a long time local favorite; not a place at all overrun with tourists, of which there ...

  • Hotel Hopping in Matagalpa, Nicaragua

    We arrived at Hotel El Castillo in Matagalpa Tuesday evening. The hotel is a quaint structure built up the side of a mountain foothill. The footprint is small, but rises three stories. Up the first flight ...

  • Fireworks!

    There’s always something going on in Granada and tonight was no exception. We were sitting outside our friends’ restaurant Bocadillos enjoying a few Victoria Frosts and mojitos when suddenly the sky exploded with fireworks. Turns out ...

  • A Bunch of Random Pictures

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

  • Gringo in Matagalpa!

    We arrived in Matagalpa this evening. I changed the blog’s logo to commemorate the event. It’s a beautiful, but long, ride from Granada….about 2.5 hours. I recommend chartering a private driver so you can relax and ...

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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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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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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