This is an excerpt from a great little travel blog by some great travel bloggers I recently met on the island. “Hurry up boy, dem fish be gone soon!” Elton playfully shouts as we hurriedly load up his tiny two-man fiberglass canoe. Today there’s three of us, and with all the gear, it’ll be a […]
This just in from Yahoo! travel: Unspoiled and isolated, hidden islands are vacation bait for anyone with escapist tendencies. Protected from crowds and the stress of modern life, these retreats will allow you to become one with nature, soak up local culture, and live in paradise. So go ahead and become a castaway for a […]
From CNN: 53. Little Corn beaches, Nicaragua Low key, undeveloped and languid, Little Corn Island was, sometimes still is, a stop for pirates. These days it’s more frequently used as a vacation spot for those looking for a few days of rustic, five-star-free living. Worth knowing: A great spot for diving and snorkeling.
Take it from me, folks. The gentle Caribbean sea breezes can pick up at a moment’s notice and turn ugly. I recently returned to Bluefields from Corn Island via the cargo ship Capt. D and got a short video of the conditions. Rough!
From the Nicaragua Dispatch: LITTLE CORN ISLAND—On the northern coast of Little Corn Island, a new boutique resort is expected to open within the next few months. The Yemaya Island Retreat will feature 16 luxury cabins, each equipped with hot running water, 24-hour electricity, verandas that overlook the beach, Jacuzzis and an “organic spa.” The […]
Check out this video to see a cool representation of a visit to the corn islands:
Imagine yourself swinging gently in your hammock strung up between two coconut trees on the beach, rum and coke in hand, listening to the blue waves break over the coral reef. Last night you were out dancing to reggae and soca music with the locals until 3am, and right now you can smell the seafood […]
This article was written by Freda Moon, whom I met while in Little Corn Island back in August. She paints a vivid and accurate picture of the visitor’s experience traveling to Little Corn Island. THE darkness was as deep and pure as squid ink. I swiped my foot across the ground, feeling for rocks, roots […]
Boats, buses and planes all go to Corn Island, but how long does it take and how much does it cost? For an easy way to decide how to get from Managua to the Corn Island, check out this updated transportation graphic with the schedules and costs. Click on the graphic to get a better […]
An article by Adam Clarke from the Nicaragua Dispatch: LITTLE CORN ISLAND—Canadians coming to Nicaragua is actually pretty common, especially in the colder winter months when the lure of a Central American/Caribbean vacation is only a few mouse clicks away on your favorite travel site. The voyage usually consists of a connecting flight in the […]
You may have seen photos of the surfing barrels that roll into the beaches on the Pacific side of Nicaragua, but if you are looking for a more relaxed, tropical style beach, the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua has it! Check out these great selections: 1. Pearl Cays With miles of white sand beaches scattered throughout […]
It was a piece of ocean debris unlike anything the Caribbean currents had ever washed ashore before. But what was this giant pipe? Who did it belong to? And where did it come from? LITTLE CORN ISLAND- Some 43 miles off Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast, and just a 30-minute boat ride from Big Corn Island, Little […]
Introducing the first issue of the survival guide to the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua, the RightSide Guide magazine! It’s 32 pages packed with information on activities, transport schedules, upcoming festivals and more for the Corn Islands, Bluefields, Pearl Lagoon and Greytown. This edition will be 1,000 copies and, starting in 2013, will be printed every […]
If you aren’t sure if snorkeling is better on Big Corn or Little Corn, check out this video take just off Waoula Point on Big Corn Island. I will give you a quick summary: You will see cannons and an anchor from a pirate ship, conchs and nurse sharks, an old steam ship and tropical […]
Here are a few shots I took during Big Corn Island’s Crab Soup Festival last month.