Month: March 2013

The Top 10 Places to Visit in Ecuador


When planning a trip to Ecuador, one of the easiest questions to ask is also one of the most difficult to answer. That common question is, “What are the top places to visit in Ecuador?” If Ecuador only had a handful of interesting sights, the answer would be short and sweet. However, since Ecuador is … Continued

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Wildlife in the Cloud Forests of Ecuador


Ecuador is one of the most biodiverse countries on Earth. Although it’s about the same size as the state of Colorado, more than 1,500 bird species have been recorded within its borders along with an incredible number of plants, reptiles, amphibians, and countless varieties of insects. Ecuador’s amazing biodiversity is distributed across various ecosystems but … Continued

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Extreme Sports in Banos, Ecuador


Banos, Ecuador has long been a top destination in this exciting Andean country. This small town is situated on the flanks of Tungurahua Volcano at an elevation of 1,800 meters and has a comfortable spring-like climate. Although Tungurahua is considered to be an active volcano, the activity most experienced by tourists comes in the form … Continued

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Best things to buy in Ecuador


  Cool Ecuadorian Souvenirs After making a list of the gear and travel items needed for a trip to Ecuador, put together another list of things to buy during your time in this exciting Andean country. As with most places in the world, Ecuador has its set of wares and items that are unique to … Continued

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