Preparing for international travel can be daunting! Below are some helpful resources for students, parents, and delegation members to be informed, stay safe, and have fun.
NicaNotes Blog - NicaNotes is a blog for Nicaragua activists and those interested in Nicaragua, published by the Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice. It provides news and analysis from the context of Nicaragua Network’s long history of struggle in solidarity with the Sandinista Revolution.
CIA World Factbook - A general country overview from the United States Central Intelligence Agency.
Nicaragua Human Development Report - A report by the United Nations Development Program that presents information on five indices: the Human Development Index (HDI), the Inequality-Adjusted Human Development Index (IHDI), the Gender Development Index (GDI), the Gender Inequality Index (GII), and the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI).
US State Department - Information and travel advisories for Americans traveling to Nicaragua.
10 Tips to Travel Safely through Latin America - Some great, region-specific advice for travelers.
Top Ten Travel Safety Tips for Women - Adventurous Kate's blog is geared towards women, but this list is a must-read for anyone embarking on an international adventure.