Whether you’re looking to brush up on your Spanish, learn how to surf, study volcanology, or become a certified SCUBA diver, Nicaragua is your best bet for educational travel. And students are safe here. The Nicaraguans are warm and welcoming people, the government has been stable and democratic for more than 30 years, and the crime rate is low. Nicaragua has been deemed the safest country in Central America by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)