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.
The New York Times recently published an article with the title of “Inside Gang Territory in Honduras”. While I must say that it adequately portrays the difficult life of Hondurans in neighborhoods where gangs reign, it does not reflect the everyday life of most people in Honduras.
If you are on the island on a Sunday, make sure you visit the Roatan Island Microbrewery. Not only will you enjoy some great beer, but it seems like that atmosphere here can be lots of fun! There are a couple of bars on the island that are serving some samples of this locally brewed beer.
The sad truth to this question is that many people do not even know that Honduras exists. But, there are several outstanding products that make Honduras famous. So what is Honduras famous for? Coffee, Bananas, Mayan Archaeological sites, Barrier reefs and Caribbean Islands, to name a few!