Jan was born in the Netherlands and came to Nicaragua for the first time in 1997, for an internship at a local newspaper. In 2000, he returned to Nicaragua to study sociology at Universidad Centro Americana (UCA), and soon after he decided to make Nicaragua his home. His love for the country and its people motivated him to work in the tourism, sharing his experience with travelers through specialized, quality services, creating unforgettable bonds and memories of the breathtaking destinations of this beautiful land of lakes and volcanoes. Jan loves to immerse in cultural festivities, and to explore nature. His favorite destination in Nicaragua is Ometepe Island, with its imposing twin volcanoes.