Honduras travel Archive


Why We Suck at Measuring Travel Risks

Bomb goes off, the cancellations roll in. A rare murder makes the news, tourism takes a dive. It happens like clockwork every time a potential travel destination is in the news because something bad happens. People turn on CNN (or worse, Fox News) and get scared by the scenes of mayhem or


News and Travel Notes From the Cheapest Destinations

As we head toward the end of 2013, here’s what’s going on in some of the cheapest places to travel in the world. Political troubles in Thailand never seem to go away for very long. The Thai prime minister just asked the monarchy to dissolve parliament after weeks of street protests in


Travel Trouble Spots and Altering Your Plans

As we’ve seen in Turkey this week, a place that’s relatively calm, peaceful, and stable one week can see all hell break loose the next. So how do you decide if you should change your travel plans or just adjust them to avoid the trouble spots? How do you answer the question,


Cheap Travel in Mexico and Central America

There are a few clusters of cheap destinations around the world where you can travel overland from country to country on a low budget for weeks, months, or a year. For Americans, starting in Mexico and going down to Panama is a pretty reliable way to travel well without spending a fortune—especially


Rumble in the Jungle? Maya 2012

If you want to stand on the corner with a megaphone and say the world is coming to an end, 2012 might be the time to do it without looking quite so crazy. A long time ago, the Maya astronomers devised a very accurate calendar that was superior to any other on