Best Countries

Best Countries

There are 7 comments on the Lonely Planet story from Sep 19, 2007, titled Best Countries. In it, Lonely Planet reports that:

Sorry if this has been asked before, but which countries do you think are the best to visit in Central America and why? I'm going to be heading there as part of a future ROW trip and wondered what the common ... via Lonely Planet

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maria linda

Dillon, SC

#1 Oct 2, 2007
costa rica is the best country to visit right now Befeore it was Honduras but now is to danger and corrupted

Little Neck, NY

#2 Oct 4, 2007
Bay Islands off Honduras mainland are great as well. English speaking and you take advantage of Honduras exchange rate. Maria Linda does bring up a good point about Honduras being quite dangerous.

Kingman, AZ

#3 Dec 6, 2007
What do you mean dangerous. I go every year. Never a problem

Apo, AA

#4 Jan 9, 2008
I am an American living in Comayagua. All you need to do is go to one of the countries dailey news papers to determine for yourself how dangerous Honduras can be. Honduras is a third world country and the poorest in all of Latin American. She is a very beautiful country, nice people,good food, decades of history, cheap living. But dont come here with your arrogant,I am superior Americana attitude. You will find out there is not shortage of pride or self worth.

Apo, AA

#5 Jan 10, 2008
Oops, that would be .


United States

#6 Sep 10, 2011
I go to La Ceiba every year and never have a problem. I walk around the zone viva at night and have never seen the "violence and danger" that some others speak of.
Just go and enjoy the great restaurants and friendly people!!

“Beachfront Developer La Ceiba ”

Since: Aug 09

Tegucigalpa, Honduras

#7 Sep 15, 2011
I've lived in La Ceiba Honduras for over 6 years straight without any issues with Hondurans.
I have blonde hair/blue eyes and drive, walk and go where I please.

But... if you go to a bad area in any city you could get in some trouble. This is in ANY country in the world !!

Most of the time when people are hurt, killed or whatever is because they are into drugs or cheating someone out of money, out of face or on a spouse.

Sometimes the Hondurans take it into their own hands when the justice system is slow and does not work well.

* You can start understanding this if you live here for 1 year or more.....

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