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Category: Ecuador

Helpful Tips for First-Time Galapagos Travelers

Maximize your enjoyment of the remote Galapagos archipelago off Ecuador’s coast.

Galapagos Cruise or Land Tour: Questions to Ask

Don’t waste time dragging your feet planning your Galapagos trip. Get started by asking yourself these 4 simple questions!

The Ultimate Galapagos Islands Packing List

Enjoy a trip to the Galapagos without any regrets! Use this helpful packing list to make sure you travel with all the essentials.

Baños de Agua Santa: Adrienne M. finds paradise in Ecuador

Our very own Adrienne M. tells an adventurer’s tale of her trip to Baños de Agua Santa in Ecuador.

Galapagos giant turtle - Photo from Matt G.

Tales of the Galapagos Islands: A living illustration of evolution

Galapagos Islands, the remote archipelago in Ecuador, has become a place of pilgrimage for travelers wanting to see some of the world’s most unique wildlife.

Typical Ecuador Chicha Bowl

Drinking canelazo and chicha in Ecuador

You will encounter two very popular drinks in Ecuador – canelazo and chicha. Visiting the high Andes, a warm drink such as these on a cold night hits the spot.

The Basilica del Voto Nacional in Quito is the largest neogothic basilica in the Americas. Day and night, the basilica’s spires are a distinctive feature of the Quito skyline.

Quito’s great historic center

Visitors to Quito will find a city that is modern, multifaceted, and energetic, but the city’s role in the history of South America is simply fascinating.

Sea lion, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Rylee goes to the Galapagos

Beaches and wildlife are two of Rylee’s passions and so it makes sense that the Galapagos would be at the top of her travel bucket list.

Thrill seeker zipping over El Manto de la Novia in Baños, the adventure capital of Ecuador.

Destination highlight: Waterfalls and hot springs in Baños, Ecuador

The thrilling destination of Baños, Ecuador is nestled in a lush valley along the Pastaza River under the smoky plumes of nearby Tungurahua Volcano.