Category: Ecuador

19 Excellent Things To Do in Quito, Ecuador on Vacation; Marjolein Dilven; Wander With Alex

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Are you planning to travel to Ecuador? You will surely miss out on incredible experiences and things to do in Quito if you skip this gem of a city.

Source: 19 Excellent Things To Do in Quito, Ecuador on Vacation

This Ecuadorean city in the Andes has perfect weather – and you can retire there for as little as $1,500 a month; Silvia Ascarelli; Market Watch

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“If the place you live in doesn’t delight and amaze you every day, you’re doing it wrong. And that’s how I feel about Cuenca,” says Saralee Squires.

Source: This Ecuadorean city in the Andes has perfect weather – and you can retire there for as little as $1,500 a month

Ecuador expands ‘underwater superhighway’ for migrating species in the Galapagos; Harriet Baskas; The Points Guy

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The Galapagos Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site 600 miles from mainland Ecuador, is home to many rare species, such as marine iguanas, giant tortoises and Darwin’s finches, and tops the bucket lists of many travelers.

Source: Ecuador expands ‘underwater superhighway’ for migrating species in the Galapagos – The Points Guy

Quito’s historic center: Open-air museum home to host of treasures; La Prensa Latina

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An open-air museum whose walls and narrow streets have witnessed countless historical events and developments dating back centuries, the Ecuadorian capital’s Old Town boasts a range of architectural, archaeological and artistic treasures among its tourist offerings. Those riches are apparent in the buildings of that colonial center but also in its museums, some located within imposing complexes and others in more modest structures whose small doors are gateways to more unknown aspects of its past.

Source: Quito’s historic center: Open-air museum home to host of treasures – La Prensa Latina Media

A Yacht Charter Guide for The Galapagos Islands; Chris Head; Travel Daily Media

With as many activities available as islets to explore, the Galapagos Islands offer a trip you won’t forget anytime soon. Renowned diving sites, brilliant hiking, utterly unique flora and fauna and scenic bays offer just a few reasons for you to spend a week or two chartering through the islands, with onshore fine dining offering you the opportunity to mingle with locals and other adventurous souls – the Galapagos really has it all.

Source: A Yacht Charter Guide for The Galapagos Islands

The Ultimate Guide to Exploring the Galapagos Islands; Hana; Luxury Activist

The Galapagos Islands are the home to incredible wildlife, tropical beaches, green highlands, and tons of attractions. It does not come as a surprise that these UNESCO World Heritage Site destinations have continued to welcome innumerable tourists, scientists, birdwatchers and wildlife lovers every day of the year.

Source: The Ultimate Guide to Exploring the Galapagos Islands

Wonderful World: Discover Quito; Tom Sawyer; Dos Mundos

Welcome tourists! In this edition, Tom Sawyer will talk about the capital of the South American country that is the main exporter of bananas in the world, besides being one of the smallest countries in the American continent. Tom Sawyer is talking about San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador. Its formal foundation dates to 1534 and it has a population of 2.7 million people while its metropolitan area exceeds 3 million people.

Source: Wonderful World: Discover Quito – Dos Mundos Bilingual Newspaper