This month we had the delight of taking another motorcycle adventure, this time to Montañita. For those of you who don’t know, Montañita is famous for being a surfer destination and party town. It mayRead More
Blog Category: Travel Ecuador
What’s the Hype with Montañita?
I recently had the opportunity to run my first ever trail race, and I can confidently say it wasn't just any old trail race! It was the Ruta del Hielero, a new trail race thatRead More
Adventure in Baños de Agua Santa
Baños de Agua Santa, mostly commonly referred to as Baños, is one of the most visited destinations for tourists and Ecuadorians alike. Its popularity is well-deserved for the amount of adventure activities concentrated within theRead More
From the Royal Enfield: How Traveling by Motorcycle will Take your Travel Experience to the Next Level
Top reasons one *should* hate travel by motorcycle: It is uncomfortable You get dirty You get wet You get cold You sit in the same position for hours on end If something breaks you're screwedRead More
Mindo, Ecuador – Put it on your travel bucket list now.
March 10, 2017 Travel Ecuador birds, butterfly, chocolate, coffee, Ecuador, hike, hiking, mariposario, mariposas, mindo, photography, travel ecuador, travel south america, viajar, what to do, where to eat, where to go
Mindo is a beautiful quaint town situated in the cloud forest in northern Ecuador. Best known for its birds, butterflies, and natural beauty, Mindo is perfect for any traveler looking to get away. Bonus: theRead More
A Perfect Day in Cuenca: Where to Go & What to See and Do Like A Local
Whether you’re a tourist or a resident, a perfect day in Cuenca totally exists. After living here one year, I still relish in the beauty of the city and take the chance to play touristRead More
What Not-to-Miss in Ecuador (On a Budget)
February 4, 2017 Travel Ecuador allyouneedisecuador, amazon, Andes, backpack, banos de ambato, black sheep inn, Cajas, canoa, coast, cotopaxi, Cuenca, Ecuador, hostal izhcayluma, jungle, montanita, puyo, quilotoa, secret garden hostel, sierra, South America, travel, vilcabamba
Ecuador is called "El pais de 4 mundos" (The Country of 4 Worlds) for good reason. In just one day you can pass through the Oriente (Amazon), Sierra (Andes), and the coast! Ecuador is suchRead More
The Best Day Trips from Cuenca, Ecuador
January 30, 2017 Travel Ecuador artisan, banos, Biblian, Cajas National Park, Chordeleg, Cuenca, Ecuador, Giron, Gualaceo, hike, Ingapirca, Naranjal, Saraguro, Sigsig, South America, Tarqui, travel, Waterfalls, what to see, where to go, Yunguilla
Cuenca has so much to offer in its centro historico, but if you are a resident or a traveler with some extra days, you should consider venturing out of town! Whether you're looking to hikeRead More
How to do Cajas National Park
Cajas National Park is a MUST if you are traveling Cuenca or the southern provinces of Ecuador. For me Cajas is a mystical land full of geological mystery. Every time I arrive to Cajas IRead More
Why do Ecuadorians drink instant coffee?
If you walk into a Cuencana grandmother’s kitchen, you’ll likely be presented with one of two options: instant coffee or cafe pasado. Cafe pasado is coffee prepared using the region’s traditional technique: a long coffeeRead More