Because of miss conceptions about safety in Honduras, many of the more conservative flashpackers traveling through Central America traditionally skipped Honduras. However, there are now even more serious concerns about Nicaragua.
I was pleasantly surprised when I walked into “Entre Tazas y Copas” in La Ceiba last week. I was looking for a quiet place where I could catch up with an old friend while we enjoyed a drink. It turns out that this pleasant place is actually a wine bar in La Ceiba! Certainly a great addition to the La Ceiba bars options.
Promodias is a Honduran company based in San Pedro Sula that works hard to create a travel community throughout Honduras. They promote the following destinations in Honduras: Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula, Lake Yojoa, Copan Ruinas, Tela, La Ceiba and the Bay Islands of Utila and Roatan.
Gracias a Dios hemos salido de estas honduras! (Thank God we have left these depths!). Without knowing it, Columbus had just given this land its name: Honduras!
Easter Week, aka Semana Santa is by far the most hectic travel week in Latin America. There is no doubt that Semana Santa 2018 in Honduras was no exception. The goal this year was for 3.3 million Hondurans to travel throughout the country. This amounts to an outstanding 41% of the population in Honduras.
The famous nature reality star, Nigel Marven visits Honduras! The Honduras Institute of Tourism sponsored his trip. Beaks and Peaks, a local tour operator that specializes in birding and nature tours is in charge of his tour. His itinerary includes many different areas in the country. His first stop has been in Atlantida, along the north coast […]
Also known as the “Cave of the Glowing Skulls” these unique caves are near Catacamas. Catacamas is one of the two important cities in Olancho, Honduras. The find was unique, as the caves served as a ceremonial burial ground for an ancient civilization. Olancho is officially outside the Mesoamerican region.
Olancho is a department in Honduras. It is the largest department in the country and is even bigger than El Salvador. For most travelers, Olancho is way off the beaten track. I must confess, it had been a good 15 years since I visited Olancho. I took advantage of a trip to Tegucigalpa last week […]
The question: to stay overnight in San Pedro Sula or travel after dark to La Ceiba? My flight landed a few minutes after 6, so it was 7 by the time I had cleared immigration, customs and had to take a decision. By then, it was already dark!
Honduras has a long history of brewing beers. The First of all beer microbreweries in Honduras set up in La Ceiba over 100 years! It all began in the city of La Ceiba, on the North Coast of Honduras. This was in the heyday of Banana Republic of Honduras.