Honduras celebrates 200 years as an independent country this year! I still remember when I had a chance to participate in the bicentennial celebration in 1976 in the USA. I am not a US citizen, but I was there for the US bicentennial as part of the tall ship parade up the Hudson River on July 4, 1976.
I am no novice to hurricanes. I have been through several different storms. The most memorable have been Hurricane Gilbert in 1988 while in Cancun and Hurricane Mitch in 1998. Hurricane Eta in Honduras will join the short list of memorable storms. To be honest, Nicaragua took the brunt of Hurricane Eta. It made landfall […]
One of the recurring questions I get on this blog refers to Honduras Immigration Services. Many are tourists that want to stay over their 90-day original permit. Others are residents that need to renew their residency cards. The truth is that the system was reasonably efficient if you live in a city where there are immigration offices.
The Scarlet Macaw is the national bird of Honduras. Unfortunately, it has been seriously threatened due to illegal poaching and bird trafficking. As an effort to protect the national bird, Honduras celebrates scarlet macaw day on June 28. Perhaps there is no better place in the World to enjoy the scarlet macaw in freedom than at the Mayan Ruins of Copan
I certainly believe that a Central American Travel Bubble that includes Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras makes a lot of sense. For one, these countries and their travel destinations are within driving distance. This means that citizens from those countries can easily drive to anyone of those destinations.
This is a personal story about my homeward bound journey to Honduras after the country went into a lock down due to the Covid-19 virus. I have tried to be as straightforward as possible. The story follows my recollections and feelings along this adventure. I hope it is useful for anyone trying to come back […]
If there is one news that has dominated our attention over the last two months, it has been the Coronavirus epidemic. Most countries around the world have already reported cases of citizens with this virus, also known as Covid19. So, if you are considering a trip to Honduras, you will want to know everything about […]
Last year, Nivel Marvin visited Honduras by invitation of Honduras’ President Juan Orlando Hernandez. His mission was to create Nigel Marven’s new Wild Honduras documentary film! The trip was coordinated by one of the leading nature and birding tour operators in Honduras: Beaks and Peaks. The documentary is now out and can be seen by all!
If you decide to visit Honduras, you will certainly want to find the top 10 lodges in Honduras you must stay in. This is not necessarily easy; this is why we have put together a list of the lodges in Honduras that you should not miss while traveling throughout the country.
There are many interesting tales from a Banana Republic that are worth sharing. Today, our tales from a Banana Republic go back to the early twentieth century. Frederick William Hahneman was one of the executives at the Trujillo Railroad company. His son, Bill Hahneman hijacked Eastern Airlines in 1972 and demanded to be brought to Honduras.