Category: Ecuador

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Your monthly guide to Galapagos’ unique fauna

Having been isolated from the mainland for thousands of years, wildlife in the Galapagos Islands has evolved in unique and fascinating ways. These endemic animals continue to inspire visitors today as they did Charles Darwin back in 1835. Giant tortoises, playful sea lions, tiny penguins, blue-footed boobies, and marine iguanas are some of the most […]

6 South American adventures waiting in the wings

6 South American adventures waiting in the wings

With 2021 approaching — and the possibilities for safe travel promising to return — even now you can begin considering the possibilities for adventure travel in South America. Why not? Of course “adventure” means a little something different for each traveler. Those with untamed spirits can find adventure in everything from literally swimming with sharks […]

Planning for the future: Great activities to do in Ecuador

Planning for the future: Great activities to do in Ecuador

Ecuador boasts a vast biodiversity within its territory, allowing travelers to enjoy a wide variety of activities in its different regions which vary from serene beaches, snow capped mountains and volcanoes and the wild ecosystem of the Amazon basin. Here are some recommendations for a future visit to Ecuador, we are sure you will enjoy […]

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Quarantine hasn’t finished… yet you can plan your trip

The COVID-19 coronavirus has had a tremendous impact on every person of this world, from quarantine to losing loved ones against this sickness. That’s the very same case of many communities worldwide that chose to develop tourism as an alternative to extractive activities and as a way to protect the environment and their local culture. […]

Dreaming about your next vacation? The perfect Galapagos itinerary

Dreaming about your next vacation? The perfect Galapagos itinerary

If you are at home, you are probably missing the last time you went on vacation and dreaming about the moment when you go on the next one. We would like to take you to an adventure through this itinerary so that you can escape for a while to a paradisiacal island filled with adventures […]

5 intimate places to stay in Ecuador when you can travel again

5 intimate places to stay in Ecuador when you can travel again

As we wait in anticipation for the world to return to some normality, we must follow all the recommendations to stay safe and aid in tourism’s recovery. We are here to support you by keeping our hopes up through optimism and motivation, and we do so by giving you the chance to plan your next […]

Ecuador: an ideal destination for when the virus storm abates

Ecuador: an ideal destination for when the virus storm abates

We’re now forced to hide away, remaining in lockdown to fend off the COVID-19 coronavirus. Nonetheless, Ecuador wants to remind travelers that it’s a destination waiting to welcome them back with open arms once this pandemic is in the rearview. This open invitation is highlighted in a new video just released by this scenic country’s […]

5 virtual reality tours of South America… for keeping your wanderlust dreams alive

5 virtual reality tours of South America… for keeping your wanderlust dreams alive

Though travel may not be an option in these times of coronavirus, the situation doesn’t prevent us from knowing the world from isolation in our homes. Even if you’re bored of lockdown strolls in the local park, you can still explore several South American destinations with just a click. On several virtual mini-tours, you can […]

Plan your holidays to Ecuador: an active vacation in the Andes

Plan your holidays to Ecuador: an active vacation in the Andes

As almost all of us are quarantined at home and probably looking for something different and useful to read or to do, we have prepared a small itinerary that can help you plan your next vacation in 2021. Ecuador is most known for the Galapagos Islands, but truth be told, Ecuador offers a wide variety […]

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Listen to Mother Earth

Life has always held uncertainty at its core, but daily life as we know it has now come to a standstill. Humanity all over the world is facing an invisible but very real threat: SARS-COV-2, otherwise known as COVID-19. Businesses closed, public spaces empty, and only essential workers in fields like healthcare and supply chain […]

Planning for the future: 5 luxurious and intimate getaways in Ecuador to consider when the coronavirus crisis passes

Planning for the future: 5 luxurious and intimate getaways in Ecuador to consider when the coronavirus crisis passes

Right now, the last thing on your mind is travel. We are all experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime health crisis and must take all preventative measures to ensure that COVID-19 doesn’t continue to spread. Our first priority is to keep ourselves and our families safe and healthy. However, even in these hard times, we must take hope […]

Top 10 "Middle of the World" travel sites to visit when life returns to normal

Top 10 “Middle of the World” travel sites to visit when life returns to normal

For travelers, the confines of being “sheltered in place” for some indeterminable period are particularly burdensome. Nonetheless, while all of us are coping with the uncertainty of when life will return to some semblance of normal, it remains important to keep in mind that this “moment” in time is just that – a moment, a […]

8 of the world's top wildlife experiences

8 of the world’s top wildlife experiences

There’s something extra-special about a luxury holiday that incorporates wildlife. Alongside, yes, the likes of gourmet dining and ultra-stylish lodges, there’s also the chance to come face-to-face with some of the world’s most iconic animals. From tracking gorillas in the jungles of Rwanda to spotting tigers on a safari in India, discover our curated list […]

Street of the 7 crosses in Quito

Street of the 7 crosses in Quito

In the García Moreno street from south to north you can see at one end the Panecillo formerly known as the temple of the sun – Yavirac, and on the other side, the neighborhood of San Juan formerly known as the temple of the moon – Quilla. You can visit the following crosses located in […]

Coronavirus fears? Head to the wilderness

Coronavirus fears? Head to the wilderness

Coronavirus is on everyone’s mind right now – understandably so. We need to be sensible and treat it with respect. But you still want to travel, yes? Help is at hand. One solution for you is to head to the wilderness – areas of sparse populations are perfect for exploring and staying virus-free. Here are […]

Napo Cultural Center

Ecotourism and indigenous stewardship

Ecotourism is generally hailed as the best form of tourism for environmentally conscious travelers. When the idea of a retreat into nature complete with wildlife observation and beautiful amenities is sold to customers, it is certainly easy to see why this may be preferable to other forms of tourism. Hence, it makes perfect sense that […]