Category Archives: Ecuador

How I Travelled Ecuador as a Solo

Ecuador Ecuador is probably most famously known for its islands. The Galapagos Islands are one of its biggest tourist attractions and understandably so. But they aren’t the only reason to come to this diverse, South American country. If you love mountains, the coast, indigenous cultures, and the Amazon, then Ecuador is definitely worth putting on your… Continue Reading…

How I Did The Galapagos Islands On A Budget

“Aren’t they expensive!” exclaimed nearly everyone when I told them I was heading to the Galapagos Islands. And the reality was that yes they were, but being a resourceful and frugal backpacker, I was determined to do them on a budget. The Galapagos are world-famous and although there are 61 islands, there are only 13… Continue Reading…

7 Things To Do in Cuenca

According to retirement magazines, Cuenca is a top destination for expats. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is the third largest city in Ecuador (after Guayacil and Quito) and has a population of less than 300,000 people. Cuenca is a stunning colonial city at a lower elevation than Quito with a year-round mild climate. Having lived… Continue Reading…