IMG_2438 Tela is a delightful town on the northern Caribbean coast of Honduras, one of the country’s most attractive destinations. Tela is an absolute beauty: sweeping beaches along the coast, miles on end of African palm plantations to its west, botanical gardens to its south, and vast stretches of national forest and wildlife reserves to […]

San Fernando de Omoa Fortress, Honduras Omoa is a Caribbean coastal town in Honduras that is north of San Pedro Sula by some 40 miles. Located on a small bay just west of Guatemala and inhabited by about 30,000 people, Omoa was once the main Caribbean port of Honduras, but the town has seen its […]

Cathedral in San Pedro Sula San Pedro Sula is Honduras’ second largest city and the country’s unofficial industrial capital. It is located in the northwest corner of the country and is considered the economic heartland of Honduras. Many factories, businesses, and plantations are headquartered in San Pedro Sula. And many tourists interested only in visiting […]

honduras Comayagua is a small city in Honduras, located some 60 miles northwest of Tegucigalpa. Comayagua is on the highway between Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula, making it a frequent stop for travelers. The town is known for its Spanish Colonial era architecture and as the unofficial cultural capital of Honduras. And in recent years, […]

Hooded mantis Honduras is a democratic republic in Central America, known as the original “Banana Republic”. This moniker is fitting. From the late 19th century to the 1950s, Honduras was run by powerful American fruit companies who controlled the country’s banana trade, which during that period generally accounted for about 70% of Honduras’ foreign exports. […]

Utila Dive Trip Útila is the smallest of the Bay Islands of Honduras, located in the southern end of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, which is the second largest reef system in the world after Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Enclosed by the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, Útila is naturally surrounded by a diverse set of marine […]

Santa Rosa de CopГЎn Copán Ruinas is a small village in western Honduras near the Guatemalan border. There is not much to the village itself. With a colonial church overlooking the village’s eastern edge and horse-drawn wagons strolling Copán Ruinas’ cobblestone streets, the village is definitely charming in an old-school way. Copán Ruinas is also […]

leaping_dolphins Roatan is the largest and most developed of Honduras’ three Bay Islands in the Caribbeans. Most of the villages of Roatan are situated along the waterfronts where makeshift homes overlook the ocean. The reef system enclosing Roatan is part of the second largest in the world (after Australia’s Great Barrier Reef), which makes it […]

On short final Tegucigalpa is the capital and largest city of Honduras, known as the city of “silver hills”. This moniker comes from the Spanish colonists who found silver when they arrived centuries ago. For some reason, many tourists complain about Tegucigalpa, but it is surprising considering how beautiful the city is. Located in a […]

Gracias, Lempira, Honduras Gracias is a small town in Honduras, located in the country’s mountainous central region. The town’s name in Spanish means “thank you”. Some say it was named as such by the Spanish explorers because they were thankful for arriving in the flat site of Gracias after trekking through the mountainous terrain surrounding […]


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