These days, everybody wants to check a travel advisory or warning before they start planning their trips. There are no safe countries or dangerous countries to travel to. More that ever before, relying on your “common sense” is vital! Many travelers forget to pack that common sense with them before leaving on a vacation. This can be a dangerous mistake!
Back in 1839, a British explorer named Frederick Catherwood, architect, photographer and drawer sat in the dense jungle in the lush Copan Valley. His task was to draw the spectacle that laid before him.
Few towns in Central America are as charming as Copan Ruinas. Because of this, there are more and more couples that are thinking of tying the knot in this lovely town. Best of all, the cost of wedding venues in Copan Ruinas are affordable.
The answer is a categorical no! The Lodge at Pico Bonito is open and there are no plans to close it. So where did all this rumor about the Lodge at Pico Bonito closing come from? Some outbound employees started the false rumor.
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.