There are two main border crossings between Ecuador and Peru. The 2-day trip from Vilcabamba to Chachapoyas is the more relaxed route.
Discover how to make the most of a 24-hour layover in Guayaquil, Ecuador’s largest city and gateway to the Galapagos Islands.
Tiesto’s Restaurant offers excellent Ecuadorian food in the heart of Cuenca. Rated the city’s #1 restaurant on Trip Advisor.
Hiking El Cajas National Park in Ecuador is an easy day trip from nearby Cuenca, and can be done either independently or as part of a tour.
I spent two weeks in Cuenca, but it could’ve just as easily been two months. The center of Ecuador’s third-largest city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, feels small and safe …
Dave shares a collection of his experiences from a two-week visit to the surf and hippie hangout of Montanita, Ecuador.
Dave’s detailed account of his first time eating cuy asado (guinea pig), a popular delicacy, in the mountains of Ecuador.
Banos is the undisputed adventure capital of Ecuador. This tiny pueblo sits at the base of the looming Tungurahua Volcano, along a river, and amidst gorgeous green mountains. Visitors to …
Protect yourself and your belongings with these tried and true safety tips for riding the buses in Ecuador, or any Latin American country.
A detailed packing list for the Galapagos Islands, including essential and optional items, whether you’re doing land based trips or a cruise.
During a visit to Isabella Island, we saw our first Galapagos Penguins, and dozens of White Tip Reef Sharks.
Visitor’s to Floreana Island visit Post Office Bay, walk through a lava tube, and go snorkeling around Devil’s Crown.
Blue Footed Boobies are one of the many fascinating birds you’ll encounter on a visit to Espanola Island in the Galapagos.
In the Galapagos, most visitors who take a cruise have the opportunity to go swimming with sea lions in Gardner Bay on Espanola Island.
Monday morning began at 7 AM with the metallic sound of a ringing bell aboard the Eden. I’d slept well, given the yacht had been anchored in a quiet harbor. …
The Eden Yacht had a mechanical problem the first day of my 8-day cruise in the Galapagos Islands.
Tips for how to book a last minute cruise to the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador, and save a lot of money in the process.
Learn more about riding the Quito Teleferico up to an altitude of 4,100 meters and climbing Pinchincha Volcano once you’re up there.