Category: Ecuador

Top 10 luxury lodges and hotels in Latin America

Top 10 luxury lodges and hotels in Latin America

Latin America is a varied wonderland of snow-capped mountains, arid deserts and vibrant rainforests packed with weird and wonderful wildlife. Its luxury lodges, though, are a welcome contrast to their often inhospitable surrounds, offering the likes of luxe spas, gourmet dining, ultra-contemporary design and expert-led excursions that make for a holiday that’s as adventurous or […]

Top 5 off the beaten path destinations in Ecuador

Top 5 off the beaten path destinations in Ecuador

Ecuador has some fantastic places to visit, the world-famous Galapagos Islands, Yasuni National Park, and of course snowcapped volcanoes like Chimborazo and Cotopaxi. Although visiting these places can be rewarding for adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts, there are many other places hidden in Ecuador’s small territory. That is why we have listed the best “off […]

Ecuador and Galapagos to suit every time scale

Ecuador and Galapagos to suit every time scale

Visiting the Galapagos Islands is on the bucket-list of many traveling to South America, and rightly so! Visiting Darwin’s ‘living laboratory’ and witnessing the extraordinary flora and fauna who make the islands their home really is an experience like no other. The logistics of arranging a trip here can sometimes be overwhelming for potential travelers […]

10 spectacular national reserves in South America

10 spectacular national reserves in South America

With no less than 300 national parks and reserves dotting the continent, it’s no easy task to choose the best of these South American wonders. Their jaw-dropping landscapes and robust biomes are as rich and diverse as the region’s many cultures. In any case, we took a shot at listing what we consider 10 of […]

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Luxury: a perspective from the rainforest

The word luxury usually conjures up images of decadence and comfort for most of us. That may be a bit extreme, but luxury is usually tied to ideas of power and wealth. Success dictates the level of luxury we have in our lives. The more successful you are, the greater level of luxury you can […]

Top Amazon experiences for the adventure traveller

Top Amazon experiences for the adventure traveller

The mighty Amazon. The largest river in the world by volume of water and the second largest in length. The dense and impenetrable tropical rainforest it runs through is one of the most biodiverse places on the planet. It’s the lungs of our planet, the land of the lost city of El Dorado, a place […]

7 South American vacations ideal for family bonding

7 South American vacations ideal for family bonding

Between long hours spent in the office, children’s school schedules and extracurricular activities, days fly by – leaving family conversations limited to the logistics of the day. And whenever we do get together, there’s a good chance we’re each focused on our own cellphone screen, too worn down to engage in verbal conversation. By now, […]

Choosing the right cruise in Galapagos Islands

Choosing the right cruise in Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are well known, not only for its important input to Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution, but also for its unique wildlife, pristine landscapes, and harsh conditions. 1,000 km away from the South American continent, the Galapagos Islands welcome worldwide travelers keen to watch fearless animal species, volcanic landscapes, as well as enjoying […]

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The most popular Amazon activities

Visiting the Amazon rainforest is an amazing experience. But sometimes, people wonder, what it would be like to stay in the middle of nowhere?, what will you do to look around and not to be affected by the modern life dependence? Here there are some of the most popular and interesting activities which will allow […]

Top 5 properties in the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest

Top 5 properties in the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest

Ecuador is a country that has a little something for everyone, for travelers who seek a destination that offers tranquility, for those who are enthusiastic about geology and nature, those who look for close encounters with wildlife, and those who want to raise their adrenaline levels during their vacations. The Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest is one […]

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5 good reasons to choose the Ecuadorian Amazon

The Amazon rainforest has been in the news recently because of massive fires which have been destroying forest and killing the fauna living there. So how can we contribute to the conservation of nature and protect the way of life of the people who has been there for generations? Along the Amazon rainforest, there are some […]

Top 10 experiences on a Galapagos cruise

Top 10 experiences on a Galapagos cruise

Though there are different ways of exploring the Galapagos Islands, it is generally agreed that taking a cruise cannot be beaten for those looking to maximise their time on the archipelago, and fully immerse themselves in the flora and fauna to be found here. But taking an expedition cruise in the Galapagos is quite different […]

10 sacred sites and spiritual journeys in South America

10 sacred sites and spiritual journeys in South America

Many of us feel attracted to soul-stirring places that exert something spiritual within us. The original meanings these sites hide shrouded in secrecy and are often buried in time, yet each is a place of mystery and awe. Many of these destinations are known for their age-old legends, spiritual practices and long-standing ceremonies, while other […]

Saving the planet: our top 5 eco-friendly hotels around the world

Saving the planet: our top 5 eco-friendly hotels around the world

With environmental awareness an increasing concern across the globe, especially when it comes to hot topics such as global warming and plastic waste, luxury hotels are also increasingly doing their bit for the planet, with guests encouraged to play their part during their holiday. Ditching plastic water bottles for reusable non-plastic ones is just the […]

Top 5 things to do during your honeymoon in Galapagos

Top 5 things to do during your honeymoon in Galapagos

You just tied the knot, and you and your significant other are ready to embark into a new adventure in life. Your first adventure will be your honeymoon, an anticipated moment that you both will remember for the rest of your life; you want it to be unique, unforgettable and full of new experiences that […]

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An adventure destination for honeymooners

When thinking about where to go on honeymoon the first places that spring to mind are the famous and traditional ones that are steeped in romance. Such places such as Paris, Venice or Rome. All these cities are tied to the idea of romance, through films, books and our imaginations. All have that old world […]