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Adventures wait to be found in the beautifully quaint city of Cuenca, Ecuador. The town has an incredibly rich and complex history–it was even rumored to have been the lost city of El Dorado. Allow yourself to discover this beautiful town snuggled in the endlessly spectacular southern Ecuadorian Andes Mountains. Spanish colonial architecture is everywhere […]

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Vilcabamba is a small, sleepy town in Southern Ecuador, with a hidden magic to it. Residents here have been reported to live as long as 134 years old. With one of the highest average ages for a town in the entire world, locals point to a few reasons. There is endless lush nature here, with […]

The small town of Otavalo in Ecuador has a surprise in store for visitors: this unassuming outpost in the Andes is home to the largest market in all of South America. Famous worldwide for the textiles and handmade artisanal products, there is enough here to lose yourself for hours amongst the small stalls. While the […]

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The Pichincha Volcano is one of the most popular hikes in Ecuador, and is located in the Pichincha province in Ecuador. The capital city, Quito sits on Pichincha Volcano’s eastern side, the volcano is easily accessible using Quito’s cable car (teleferico). The two highest peaks of the Pichincha Volcano are Ruku Pichincha (meaning “old person”) […]

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Arguably the most famous treehouse in the world, the Casa del Arbol is home to the Swing at the End of the World, a playground ride perched on the edge of a mountain overlooking Baños, Ecuador. Here, you can hold the ropes as you jump over the mouth of the cliff. Don’t get scared, this […]

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Ecuador is perhaps most famous for the Galapagos Islands, but the country’s mainland has an incredible number of different things to explore as well. We have handpicked the 10 best things to do in Ecuador, and many can be done on a budget! Read on to learn more! 10. La Basílica Del Voto Nacional in […]

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Ecuador is an incredibly varied country in many aspects. Its regions and plant life are second to none, especially for such a small space. This in turn, gives an incredible opportunity for food production. The agriculture in Ecuador is lush and varied, and so it is to be expected that Ecuador food is equally varied.Each […]

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Located in Quito, the capital of Ecuador, La Basilica Del Voto Nacional is a towering grey Catholic cathedral. Found in the city’s historical center, Otherwise known as ‘The Old Town’. This area was declared a UNESCO world heritage site on September the 8th, 1978. This is an utterly breathtaking building. Often referred to simply as […]

Top 10 Ecuador Facts

Ecuador is most famous for the Galapagos Islands and the unique species that call it home. However with a wealth of diversity, there is plenty more here to steal your heart. Below is a compilation of 10 different Ecuador facts that may pique your interest in this beautiful country. It could be Mount Chimborazo, the […]

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Check out our 2019 updated list of the best beaches in Ecuador. Whether you are looking for fishing, diving, a romantic getaway or just natural beauty, we have found the best Ecuador beaches for you. Ecuador is well-known for its extraordinary beaches; with 2,237 kilometers of coast you can almost guarantee that there is an […]