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Exploring the Amazon at the Huaorani Ecolodge


The Amazon rainforest covers a vast area, the majority of which is in Brazil. However, substantial areas of the largest rainforest in the world are also located within the borders of Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, and Ecuador. As with many parts of the Amazon basin, the wildest areas in eastern Ecuador are the places that lack … Continued

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Escape the Winter in Ecuador


For many folks in North America and Europe, the cold, gray days of December are here again. No matter how much people enjoy the holiday season, it’s impossible to ignore the fact that they are in for two or three more months of freezing cold weather. On some of the coldest days, more than one … Continued

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Highlights from the Train Tour in Ecuador


Deciding upon an itinerary for Ecuador can be a challenge. After looking into possibilities, it can seem that this exciting country almost has too much to offer. One of those exciting possibilities is the train tour. Buy a ticket for this train and you will experience stunning High Andean scenery, visits to local markets, and … Continued

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Family Fun in the Galapagos Islands


There are many reasons for visiting the Galapagos Islands. This exciting destination makes it onto the bucket list of most travelers on account of its unique wild beauty, interesting endemic wildlife, and history. It’s also a wonderful place to experience by way of a cruise ship, especially when the ship comes with a certified naturalist … Continued

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Chocolate Tasting in Quito, Ecuador


Ecuador’s colonial capital city, Quito, has a lot to offer. Take a walking tour to learn about and see colonial sites, do day trips from Quito to the Mitad del Mundo Monument and other sites, or explore the city on your own. Not to mention, you can also sample some of the very best chocolate … Continued

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The Delights of Ecuadorian Cuisine


When we travel, we don’t just board planes to dive coral reefs, hike in areas with spectacular mountain scenery, and experience world-class bucket-list destinations. We also travel to experience local culture and food is always a big part of the local scene. We like to taste cuisine that we can’t find at home, and sample … Continued

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Discovery and Adventure on a Trip to Ecuador


There’s a very good reason why you may have seen ads for visiting Ecuador during sports events, online, and other venues. To put it plainly, this exciting South American country is quickly taking center stage as one of the newest, must-see places on the globe. The reasons for visiting Ecuador are too many to mention … Continued

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