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.
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.