Shopping / Art
Nicaragua has wonderful locally made crafts. Tropical woods, well worked leathers, embroidered clothes, oil paintings, cigars, rum, nice cotton hammocks, baskets, paintings, pottery, jewelry and belts, purses and bags made of reptile skin and so much more. There are dozens of places tourists can shop but one of the best spots is at the Mercado in Masaya, you name it they have it.
There are also a variety of modern conveniences like the Metro Centro Mall in Managua. It provides with a very Large variety of shops , American style, also has a food court and movie theaters just like in The United States.