Category: Ecuador

Our top 12 nainland Ecuador & Galapagos Islands restaurants

Our top 12 nainland Ecuador & Galapagos Islands restaurants

Ecuador’s high-end restaurant scene draws inspiration from the country’s ancestral past as well as a mix of other nations.
5 Ecuadorian vacations centered on environmental sustainability

5 Ecuadorian vacations centered on environmental sustainability

Despite being the smallest contender to make the list of the top ten most biodiverse countries, Ecuador nonetheless packs a big punch in nature-based sustainable travel.
7 eye-opening photography experiences awaiting travelers to Ecuador

7 eye-opening photography experiences awaiting travelers to Ecuador

Ecuador is bursting with dazzling beaches, soaring mountain highlands, equatorial forests, eco-diverse rainforests and species-packed islands that wait to be photographed.
15 adrenaline-pumping extreme sports vacations in Ecuador

15 adrenaline-pumping extreme sports vacations in Ecuador

Thrill-seekers love Ecuador – and who can blame them? With its active volcanoes, dense jungles, and the famed Galapagos Islands, you’re never short of breathtaking activities here.
10 of the most breathtakingly scenic places in South America

10 of the most breathtakingly scenic places in South America

Wherever you go in the world, there are breathtaking sites to see. In terms of beauty, the continent of South America is second to none.
20 inimitable Galapagos Islands wildlife species and experiences

20 inimitable Galapagos Islands wildlife species and experiences

With Ecuador and its Galapagos Islands province now reaching a vaccination rate that’s above 87%, the country has now re-opened to international travel.
5 Ecuadorian yoga retreats and wellness centers offering you inner peace and serenity

5 Ecuadorian yoga retreats and wellness centers offering you inner peace and serenity

It’s been a long year; hell, it’s been an agonizingly long two years! At this point, most of us are feeling stressed out as we try to adjust to the ever-changing “new normal.” To fully relax, make time for yourself, and let go of your everyday worries, a luxury yoga and/or wellness tour may well
6 stargazing destinations to complete your South American getaway

6 stargazing destinations to complete your South American getaway

Thanks to its astonishing array of remote landscapes untouched by humankind, South America serves up some seriously surreal stargazing. As dusk settles on this southern continent, prepare to be greeted by a breathtaking blanket of stars peeking through the inky night sky. Owing to minimal light pollution in many areas and the all-round natural beauty
Luxury family volunteer vacation Kenya

Meaningful luxury family holidays for the Summer of 2022

Amidst a global pandemic and regional war, life is difficult for many, and my heart goes out to those directly affected. It may seem strange to think about a holiday in this context, but sometimes, we need to get away from the stress and recharge to emerge stronger. A luxury family holiday that includes a
8 must-try South American national dishes

8 must-try South American national dishes

Home to almost half-a-billion people, Latin America is a vast continent covering more or less the entire range of climates existent on Earth — from the deserts of Peru to the rainforests of Brazil, from the Andean paramo to the frosty peaks of Patagonia. Like its diverse geography, the peoples and cultures of the region
7 South American countries now open to travel

7 South American countries now open to travel

Though underreported, the declining COVID case rates in Latin America are a small fraction of those currently experienced in Great Britain, the European Union and the US. What this means is that several of these southern nations have reopened for international tourism in a big way. Foreign travelers are now welcome to experience adventure in
10 exceptional birdwatching spots in Ecuador

10 exceptional birdwatching spots in Ecuador

As we slowly move away from discussions about Moderna and Pfizer, adventurous birdwatchers are again thinking more about Macaws and Finches. And one of the best areas for some serious birding is the pint-sized South American nation of Ecuador, which has the most bird species per acre of any country on the planet..!! Boasting 1,638
Golf in South America: 5 top courses and countries

Golf in South America: 5 top courses and countries

Dreaming of getting away from it all, fleeing south for the winter and taking your clubs with you? As we slowly return to something approaching normal, keep in mind that South America offers more than 700 golf courses and plenty of top-quality experiences for those who need a break from the isolation, cold and snow.
South American whale watching: 6 astounding sites

South American whale watching: 6 astounding sites

Hands down, there’s no better destination to enjoy whale-watching than South America. As we now begin planning our next vacations, dozens of tours are still available across the region, granting you the chance to see these majestic marine mammals flourishing in their natural habitat. No matter where or when you’re visiting the continent, be sure
5 captivating photo-adventure tours in South America

5 captivating photo-adventure tours in South America

Pent up for more than a year, traveling shutterbugs are more than ever wanting to spread their wings and again starting exploring the world. Many amateur and professional photographers alike are interested in avoiding the classic tourist mass and/or visiting places during the best-lit seasons for landscape photography, street scenes and underwater shots, as well
10 chartered vacation retreats in Ecuador and its Galapagos Islands

10 chartered vacation retreats in Ecuador and its Galapagos Islands

Here, in the pint-sized South American nation of Ecuador, the massive re-opening of some of the most amazing — yet safe — nature vacations has begun. Whether in the stunning Galapagos Islands, deep in the Amazon, along the dazzling Pacific coast, or high in the Andes, a whole range of accommodations can be chartered for