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Ecuador travel Archive

Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge and Other Amazon Destinations

Have you ever dreamed of exploring the Amazon jungle and river regions on an adventure vacation? We’ve just posted a review of Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge in Brazil, the latest option we’ve covered for an excursion to one of the wildest places on the planet. Anavilhanas is a mouthful of a name, but it’s one of [&hellip

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A Visual Guide for Things to do in Quito, Ecuador

Is a trip to Quito in your future and you’re looking for things to do there? If you’re a visual learner, you might like to check out this hand-painted infographic from Illa Experience Hotel, the experiential place to stay in Ecuador’s capital. It will guide you through Quito’s attractions, showing you the main sites and [&hellip

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Experiential Travel in Quito at Illa Experience Hotel

Would you like your memories of Quito to be more than a blur of historic buildings and museums? Book at the right property and you’ll come away with a feeling that you really know the place and its people instead. In the gilded age of travel when steamer trunks were the norm, luxury hotels were [&hellip

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Exploring the Quito Neighborhood of San Marcos

Just five minutes away from the bustle of Plaza Grande in Quito’s historic center is San Marcos, a neighborhood that will give you a unique perspective on Ecuador’s capital. This magical neighborhood of Quito is a five-minute walk from the main sites and the notable museums, but it’s an area where the residents outnumber the [&hellip

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Your Roses are Probably From Ecuador or Colombia

Are you getting flowers for your mom on Mother’s Day? Do you normally pick up a dozen roses for your sweetie (and pay double the price) on Valentine’s Day? Next time you do and you’re grumbling about the price, take solace in the fact that those flowers went through a lot to get to the [&hellip

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What’s the Impact of Galapagos Land Tours vs. Ship Tours?

If you are visiting the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador because you love nature and care about the environment, then one choice you make will support that stance with actions, not just words. Pass up the land-based tour options and book a trip with a responsible ship operator instead. You’ll have a better experience and you’ll [&hellip

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