A topographically blessed nation, Ecuador has it all. Whether you want to explore the Amazon, trek volcanoes, surf some waves, or visit UNESCO colonial cities, you’ll find it in Ecuador.

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Hiking El Cajas National Park: Ecuador’s Undiscovered Gem

Many people come to Ecuador for the Mitad Del Mundo (the Equatorial line), the volcanoes, or the world-famous Amazon jungle, but not many know of Ecuador’s best-kept secret: El Cajas National Park. Located a mere 30km (18.5 miles) from the beautiful city of Cuenca, this southwestern national park is a fantastically unique place for so ...
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Hiking The Quilotoa Loop: A How-To Guide For Travellers

If you love trekking through peaceful, pristine nature, then you won’t want to miss the Quilotoa Loop in the Central Highlands of Ecuador. As soon as I saw images of the glistening Laguna Quilotoa (Quilotoa Lake) online, I knew we had to visit. But, we didn’t want to simply drive to the lake – which sits ...
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Galapagos Islands Travel: How To Visit Independently

During our recent 9 week trip to Ecuador and Peru, we finally ticked a major item off of our bucket list, Galapagos Islands travel! We’ve wanted to visit these islands for years and finally, we had the opportunity to do it. I have to say that this place was well worth the wait. Never before ...
travel guide to otavalo ecuador

Otavalo Ecuador: The Ultimate Guide For Travellers

Towering volcanos, pristine lakes, unique culture, fabulous waterfalls and welcoming locals — these are just a few of the many reasons to visit Otavalo Ecuador.  Located just a 2 hour drive north of Quito, a visit to Otavalo is an easy day trip away. However, if you want to truly experience all that the small ...
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Mindo, Ecuador: The Complete Travel Guide

Sandwiched between the western slopes of the Andes mountains and the Choco-Andean forest, Mindo Ecuador is a stunning tropical cloud forest with enough to keep you busy for a few days. Here you’ll find opportunities for adventure, birdwatching and relaxation.  There are many things to see and do in Mindo, some great restaurants to eat ...
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12 Best Things To Do in Quito, Ecuador

When it comes to South American cities, Ecuador’s capital is one of the most interesting for travellers. There are endless things to do in Quito, fantastic restaurants, friendly locals, and some interesting day trips from Quito as well. The city wraps itself around the eastern flank of the Pichincha stratovolcano, meaning there’s no shortage of amazing ...
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