The Marina Copan Convention Center opened its doors and hosted its first event earlier this month. This is a fantastic venue that opens many different possibilities for Copan. The project is part of the legacy of the Welchez family, who are pioneers of tourism in Copan. The facility is about 3 kilometers from town, on […]
IHCAFE, the Honduran Institute of Coffee celebrated the Honduras National Barista Contest in Tegucigalpa this past weekend. The event is a celebration to the excellent quality of coffee that Honduras produces. This is the eighth consecutive year that this celebration takes place in Honduras.
Early last year, Danny Glover, one of Hollywood’s most outstanding African American actors was in La Ceiba. He came to the inaugural event for the new City Mayor, Jerry Sabio. Other regular visitors to Honduras include Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones.
Many people talk about Central America’s gangs. Some US politicians claim that dangerous gang members are traveling in caravans from Honduras and pose a threat to the USA. But how did Central America’s gangs come to be? Why did they grow so big and become an organized criminal network? How did the Central American states allow this to happen?
Ramon Amaya Amador is Olanchito´s favorite son. You walk into the park and there is a bust of him in the most important area of the park. The city´s famous library is named after him. Within the library, you can find a large mural that includes him as part of the History of Honduras. So, I asked myself who is this so-called Ramon Amaya Amador?
2019 starts with some great news from the Bay Islands. Roatan bans plastic bags and straws! This is the first municipality in Honduras that takes this critical step to protect the environment. Honduras has already been declared the country that has the best-preserved reefs in the Caribbean. The reefs around the Bay Islands are some […]
The answer is no. But then why then why do the different countries in the world issue travel warnings that say it is? It is true that back at the beginning of the decade (2010) Honduras was dangerous. But the safety situation has changed for the better. The current government has been quite successful in […]
Looking for an authentic Honduras experience? Many travelers are searching for authentic experiences versus just visiting a site. A full, authentic experience will allow you develop empathy with the local communities. You will experience the lifestyle and daily activities that make out the everyday life of your hosts.
More and more, when in Honduras you hear about the Lenca Ethnic group. But who are the Lenca people? Where do they live? How many of them are there? As you probably already know, there is a region in Western Honduras we call the Lenca Route or Lenca Trail. As far as tourism in concerned, […]
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!