Ecuador Archive

Costs and Where to Retire in Latin America

In an earlier post we ran down some of the elite real estate markets of Latin America. These are the places where high society gathers, where the moguls and movie stars have their fourth or fifth house for vacations and their kids’ parties. What if you’re just looking for a nice place to retire, however? [&hellip

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Make These Dishes at Home for a Taste of Latin America

Those of us who are used to taking off on a trip lately are feeling a serious case of wanderlust. If you’re in the same boat and are missing travel, we’ve got a few options to bring a taste of Latin America into your kitchen. If you can’t travel to the region right now to [&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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Where Locals Run the Place: Napo Wildlife Center

You hear the word “sustainability” bandied about a lot in the travel trends articles these days, but what does that mean when it comes to a lodge or hotel? At Napo Wildlife Center in the jungles of Ecuador, sustainability goes beyond avoiding plastic and cutting down on waste. This jungle lodge is sustainable because the [&hellip

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