Although Honduras has always been a great destination for birdwatching, it is still a relatively new activity. Honduras boasts magnificent nature and a unique geographical location. Because it is the heart of Central America, you can see more species of birds in Honduras than any other country in the region. Perhaps the one person that […]
Most countries have their own currency. There are many different reasons for the names and signs we use with currency. In the case of Honduras, our Honduran currency called Lempiras to honor a national hero. The abbreviation of our currency is L. English speaking Hondurans call it lemp or lemps for plural. You see it […]
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 […]
This week I was in Utila. I needed to run some errands and hired one of the local “tuk tuks” or motorcycle taxis. These are three wheel motorcycles made in India. They are ideal for Utila, because they are narrow and fit well in the local pedestrian streets. So I flagged this taxi, negotiated the […]
There is a great Honduras Museum on line that you can visit anytime! Yes, Banco Atlantida, the oldest Bank in Honduras now has a virtual Museum available on line! This means that you can get a glimpse at the history of Honduras from the comfort of your home. Banco Atlantida is the oldest Bank in […]
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.
Fodor’s, one of the leading travel publishers in the world, just came up with a list of destinations not to visit in 2018. They call in the Fodor’s No List. Unsurprisingly, they have added Honduras to that list. How wrong they are. They should have done their homework!
Atlantida, is the the upcoming shining star destination in Central America. It offers the perfect elements for an outstanding adventure destination. Visit Atlantida, the Destination Management Organization that is in charge of marketing Atlantida is organizing a unique adventure competition.
Many travelers that are exploring Central America are set on not visiting Honduras. The main reason is that they have read that Honduras is not safe. The truth, is that there are many safe destinations in Honduras that you can visit without a problem or putting yourself at risk.
Let’s face it, Honduras has a terrible safety reputation. The USA government issues travel warnings that are completely out of place and scare travelers. Honduran press does not help.