Category: Ecuador

A sea lion laying on its back in the Galapagos sand with rock formations in the distance.

The Ultimate Galapagos Packing List

Be prepared for your trip to the Galapagos Islands. Make sure to bring the items on this Galapagos packing list for a seamless, relaxing adventure!

A young sea lion rests on a pile of large gray stones in the Galapagos Islands.

Galapagos Travel Tips: Everything You Need to Know

From the planning stages to what to do when you’re traveling, these Galapagos travel tips will ensure your trip to the Galapagos Islands is everything you have been dreaming of.

A yellow land iguana sitting on black rocks with the Pacific Ocean in the background.

Galapagos Cruise or Land Tour: Which is Right for You?

Whether you take a Galapagos cruise or land tour, you are sure to have an incredible experience. Learn which option best fits your preferences and start planning your dream trip!

Waterfalls with a rainbow in front and and lush green trees behind.

25 Best Places To Visit In South America

The unique history, culture, and geography makes South America a remarkable place to travel. Learn more about the 25 best places to visit in South America below.

A red howler monkey sits on a tree branch in the Amazon Rainforest. Lush greenery in the background.

30 Amazon Rainforest Animals to Spot in the Wild

The Amazon Rainforest is by far the most biodiverse area on the planet. Learn more about 30 of the most amazing Amazon Rainforest animals that call the jungle home!

Group of festival goers with spray foam at Carnaval in Ecuador

Carnival in Ecuador: How and Where to Celebrate

Explore traditions and regional ceremonies for Carnival in Ecuador, plus the date for 2021 and how to plan your trip to the festivities.

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.