Bring snacks with you (granola, protein bars, trail mix packets, etc.); you will get hungry during the day. Bottled water is available at the hotel for purchase. It is a good idea to bring a self-identified reusable water bottle to refill throughout the day. You can refill at the hotel and Lions Club.
The key to this trip is to be flexible. The best-laid plans are often changed along the way; relax, go with the flow, and have fun.
Honduras is on CST (Central Standard Time). You will quickly learn HST (Honduran Standard Time), meaning do not count on punctuality (just go with the flow). Once you get used to it, it really is quite relaxing.
The hotel does have WiFi, but the signal can be weak at times (especially when the entire group is trying to access Facebook or FaceTime with loved ones). You are welcome to bring your tablet or laptop (there is a safe in each hotel room).
You do not have to be fluent or know Spanish by any means. However, it is encouraged that you try the basics. Hondurans really appreciate your attempt to fit in with their culture. You can download Duolingo or another free application to help learn the basics.
In addition to some Spanish-speakers in our group, we will have Spanish interpreters available in Honduras.