Expat Guide to Living in Honduras
Whether you're already living in Honduras or preparing to move to Honduras, our Expat Guide to Living in Honduras offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Honduras. For answers to specific questions, visit our Honduras Forum to talk with expats in Honduras.
Expats talk about some of the biggest challenges they've faced living in Latin America. Whether you're moving to Panama City or Punta del Este, this article is a must read to help you prepare (hint: you'll be much happier if you learn the language) and adjust your expectations (realities: the roads are rough, the pace of life is slower and bureaucracy is unavoidable). Despite all of the challenges, the list of what expats like about life in Latin America far exceeds the challenges.
If you're moving to Honduras, this must-read article covers healthcare, best places to live, culture shock, crime and much more.
From lower cost of living to affordable healthcare and beachfront living, expats discuss the top reasons they moved to Central America.
When people talk about the best places to live in Honduras, you'll often hear Roatan and La Ceiba. But, our list also includes 4 lesser-known places to live in Honduras from a remote island to a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Health care in Honduras is an especially important topic for expatriates living there. It is critical to carefully consider the area you move to and what that choice will mean for your individual health. International health insurance is a must.
An expat in Honduras offers her views on managing culture shock in the Central American country, including the challenges that remain even after you learn to speak Spanish. An interesting read.
More Culture Shock Reports for Honduras
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Honduras handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Honduras:
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Honduras Reports
What are people's priorities in Honduras - work? family? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Honduras:
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Honduras Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Honduras? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Honduras? Below are some of the responses from expats in Honduras:
International School Report
Parents are invited to answer questions about the schools that their kids attend (Pre-K through High School) in hopes of helping others moving to Honduras with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Honduras, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.
Submit an International School Review
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Honduras. If you are already living in Honduras, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Overseas Retirement Report
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Honduras by taking our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Honduras? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Honduras? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report
10 Tips for Living in Honduras
Expats offer tips and insight into what it's like to live in Honduras. The discuss crime in Honduras, the slow pace of life, culture shock, where to live in Honduras and more.
5 Great Places to Retire in Central America
Central America is an increasingly popular retirement destination. Retirees love it's proximity to the United States, lower cost of living, beautiful cities, amazing beaches, healthy lifestyle and friendly people.
Thank God for Honduras!
Gracias, Honduras is a true hidden jewel - totally unspoiled and much like a century ago. You'll need to know Spanish as this town of 12,000 has less than a dozen expats, but this peaceful place offers a low cost of living, little crime and one of the largest tracts of cloud forest left in Central America.