The Galapagos Islands: Traveling to my Dream Destination; Lisa Ellen Niver; Jewish Journal

In December 2019, Lisa Ellen Niver traveled to one of the most magical places on our planet, the Galapagos Island. This archipelago of 22 islands is on the Equator in…

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Legendary lothario Diego the tortoise returning to Galapagos home where feats saved species; ABC

Diego has been away from his home of Espanosa for most of his life, almost 80 years, but now at the age of 100 he’s set to return to the southern-most Galapagos island where nearly 40 per cent of the population are his progeny.

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Highlights from TBA Escapes Galápagos Luxury Yacht Eco Expedition; Kiki; The Blonde Abroad

Ready to see the highlights from the TBA Escapes ‘Luxury Yacht Eco Expedition’ around the Galápagos?

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How to Travel to the Galapagos Islands; Stacey Leasca; Travel+Leisure

Planning a trip to the Galapagos Islands? Read on to find out when to visit, where to stay, what to do, and much more to ace your vacation.

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World Heritage Centre vigilant on oil spill in the Galapagos Islands; Unesco

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600 gallons of oil spill in waters off Galapagos Islands; Helena De Moura; CNN

Emergency teams in the Galapagos, a UNESCO World Heritage site, were working to contain a 600-gallon oil spill after a cargo vessel overturned.

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Ecuador declares emergency after Galapagos fuel spill; AFP

Military personnel, environmentalists are trying to reduce environmental risk to the World Heritage Site.

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19 things to do in Quito if you love architecture and design; Jeff Andrews; Curbed

Ecuador’s capital blends its colonialist history with modern flourishes.

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Pikaia Lodge, Ecological Paradise in Galapagos; Tamel; YesICannes

Pikaia Lodge, new jewel of Relais & Châteaux on Santa Cruz island in Galapagos, is nestled in the crater of an ancient volcano overlooking the Pacific Ocean…

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Is fear hereditary? Darwin’s frightened Galapagos finches suggest the answer is yes; Jessie Yeung; CNN

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Great Escapes: Quito, a Colorful, Cultured City in the Heart of the Andes; Tracy Kaler; Barrons

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Ecuadorian capital offers rich history and a budding food scene…

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Galapagos Islands; Travel Pulse

The Galapagos Islands consist of 18 islands and 107 rocks and islets; this protected wildlife sanctuary is a UNESCO World Heritage Site – see it today!

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Travel: Las Islas Encantadas; Robert E Burke; Temple Daily Telegram


The Galapagos Islands are one of the most unique places on Earth. Galapagos is named after its giant tortoises, and consists of thirteen major islands, six minor ones and over…

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30 Facts About Ecuador That Will Blow Your Mind; Natasha; The World Pursuit

Searching for a few facts about Ecuador? When Natasha traveled to Ecuador three years ago it was an eye-opening experience. Natasha arrived in Quito at night with no knowledge of the city or the country for that matter. It would be a pleasant surprise as the charming city is the…

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Chasing the Equator: 7 Reasons To Cruise The Galapagos – On Silversea; Ralph Grizzle; Avid Cruiser

Ralph Grizzle can’t say how other companies deliver their Galapagos experiences, but he can’t imagine how any of them could deliver a better Galapagos experience than Silversea. And with a new ship purpose-built for the Galapagos coming in 2020, Silversea stands poised to be the leader in these islands that have been enchanting visitors long before – and ever since – Charles Darwin’s visit in 1835.

Source: Chasing the Equator: 7 Reasons To Cruise The Galapagos – On Silversea – Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas announces its first resort in the Galápagos Islands; Travel PR News

The Galápagos Islands are home to some of the world’s most amazing wildlife encounters. The…

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Galapagos Islands’ first resort given green light in wildlife beauty spot; NZ Herald

Today the Galapagos are still some of the most untouched parts of the planet.

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Church Hopping, Volcano Hikes, and Equatorial Experiments: The 4-Day Weekend in Quito; Paul Jebara; Men’s Journal

From neo-gothic architecture to aristinal ice cream, there are tons of reasons to take a four-day Quito vacation in Ecuador.

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Tap Into the Growing “Expat Economy” in Cuenca, Ecuador; Carolyn V Hamilton; International Living

It’s no wonder then that over 5,000 expats call Cuenca home. And while many of them are happy to fully embrace their overseas retirement, plenty more are taking the opportunity to explore their entrepreneurial side.

Source: Tap Into the Growing “Expat Economy” in Cuenca, Ecuador – International Living

Time Traveller: Quito, 1978; Nayanika Mukherjee; Outlook India

Ecuadorian capital Quito was the first cultural centre in the world to receive the heritage tag…

Source: Time Traveller: Quito, 1978