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Living in Nicaragua Guide

By Betsy Burlingame

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Summary: Did you know that lots of homes in Nicaragua don't have hot water? Did you know that it's very easy to meet other expats.in Nicaragua? Expats share their tips for living in Nicaragua.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.


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Comments

guest
Jan 30, 2013 13:29

Excellent. Very informative. Thank you.

zup757
Feb 18, 2013 12:37

I am an expat living in Managua with my girl friend and my baby girl. I seem to have very expensive energy bills and we don't use the energy that much. The energy bill last month was $300.00+. We had the energy company check to make sure the energy meters were working properly and the electric workers said they were. I was told by a local that people steal electricity and the power company charges people that are more wealthy, more for energy to make up for the people that steal the energy. Does anyone know if this is true and what if anything I can do to keep my energy bills low? Thanks. Joel

guest
Sep 1, 2013 19:17

This is great information and a nice overview of what to expect. Does anyone have any information about cities/towns in the mountains that have an expat community and reasonable internet service? Look forward to hearing from and getting to know some of you.

guest
Jun 28, 2016 15:04

Thank you for your info. I have lived in Chinandega and in Granada for 6 months out of each of 3 years. The people are friendly but one does need to be aware of belongings. I felt discouraged with the amount of litter. Education should provide opportunities for those who need a trade and have only primary education. - ESL teacher - B.C. Canada

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