One of Gran Pacifica's neighbors to the south, The Pellas Group, has just completed a stunning new hotel and golf course in Nicaragua. The resort boasts an 18 hole golf course by world renown designer David Kidd and a $500 a night and up understated luxury boutique hotel. The Wall Street Journal discusses the challenges of getting travelers to come to Nicaragua and the lingering perception issues dogging the country in the US markets. Another article called, "Risk vs. the Perception of Risk" describes how this information gap can be a real gift to those who just dig a bit deeper. Take a look and think outside the box for some neat options and alternatives.