Alison's Writing Portfolio · On Adventure · On Places & Travel

Island of the Midwinter Sun –Men’s Journal, February 2008

The first thing that hits you about Roatan, 35 miles off the coast of Honduras, is that this is a different sort of tropical island. One most of the bigger-name Caribbean destinations, the boat ride to the dive site can be more like a morning commute: it takes forever, and you’re worried about parking. But this is not a problem here –yet.

My story in Men’s Journal looks at how this beautiful hideaway is about to be overrun by tourists, thanks to a new cruise ship terminal. Click the link below to read. And if you’re looking for other ideas of where to go once Roatan is a theme park, check out my story on uncrowded waters in Honduras for–the image above, left is from an island in Cayos Cachinos.  

Download MJRoatan.pdf