Just 20 minutes southeast of Quito, the very popular Corn Festival is scheduled from August 14, 2014 and running through September 8, 2014. Getting there is easy by car or you can take a bus from the Marin bus terminal on the Ecovia line.
The thermal spas of Papallacta are located in the Andes and just two hours east of Quito. Papallacta sits between the Cayambe & Antisana volcanoes which are the source of these therapeutic hot springs. The therapeutic thermal pools at Papallacta range from 97°F to 105°F (36°C to 40°C) and contain sulfates, chlorides, sodium, magnesium & Read the Rest…
Ecuador’s Ministry of Tourism has launched their new global ad campaign. Entitled ‘All You Need Is Ecuador’ the campaign highlights the ease with which visitors can experience so many different things, as they say—’All in One Place’.
Known as the “Gateway to the Amazon” and nestled among the towering peaks of the Andes in the foothills of the highly active Tungurahua Volcano, Baños de Agua Santa is named after the many mineral hot springs located around the city.
If you are visiting Quito and are here on a Sunday a great way to see the city from top to bottom is by bike on the Ciclopaseo. The Ciclopaseo translates to “bike path” and runs from the old airport in the northern part of the city and weaves through the main avenues and old streets for about 18 miles bringing you deep into the south side of Quito.
An Ecuadorian foundation that specialises in acquiring and protecting unique habitats for some of the country’s threatened bird species, has just celebrated its latest big success with the opening of its newest reserve, Antisanilla.
Around the world, Carnival is a time for parties and celebrations and Ecuador is no exception. Throughout the holiday, Ecuadorians enjoy the company of their friends and family as they relax and let loose.
If you have ever wandered around the Mariscal Foch area trying to make a good choice from among the many restaurants there, you know very well that this can be quite a challenging task. Recently our friend Maria Clara, a former restaurant owner herself, invited a few of us for a bite to eat at Read the Rest…
Get yourself out of a grim, northern hemisphere winter and rejuvenate yourself in Ecuador’s lovely equatorial climate.
Vendors and agents in the travel industry quote package-deal and accommodation prices in terms of dollars per person when the customer travels in a group of two, that is, "twin share" or "double". The single supplement is a premium surcharge applied to a traveller who travels alone but will use a room that caters for two.