Men are supposed to initiate everything, women are supposed to feign indifference.

If you’re planning on getting naked and slippery with a Nica, it will probably have to happen at your place, so you might want to rethink the hostel dorm.

A lot of hotels (especially the places run by older Nicas) will have strict rules about funny business with locals. Dating Nica Girls Yes, they’re dark-eyed latinas, but don’t expect the same number of dolled-up bombshells that you’ll find further north or south in Latin America.

Some girls will flirt with a foreign guy and send obvious signals; many girls will be too shy though.

Either way, you’re expected to make the first move, and the second, and to pay for everything, and to open doors and all the rest (you do that anyway though, right? Don’t get your hopes up for any slap and tickle on the first date.

For a while during the revolutionary days everyone was equal and was supposed to contribute.

Now that those days are over women have been put back in their Catholic places.Partly because it’s just too damn hot to get all made up (or, it seems, to shave your armpits regularly) and partly because money helps hotness along, and Nicaragua really doesn’t have the money to spend on all those devious beauty secrets.Still, there are plenty of great Nica girls about, and many would love to be swept of her feet by a guy taller and less macho than the local gents.No, just because a country is ‘developing’ doesn’t mean that everyone is looking to marry you and assume your nationality.Yes, if you’re not from Central America you automatically become more attractive in Nicaragua (even though in reality you’re sweaty, unshaven and constipated). Everyone is supposed to live at home with their parents until they get married (at which time a girl is permitted to discover sex).University areas are also helpful; students from out of town will be revelling in their freedom from the constant surveillance of family members, and might even have their own place (hang a sock on the doorknob or something; most of them will be sharing the place with a lot of other students).