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  • History and Culture in Quito’s Museums

    Visitors to Ecuador's capital city will find a treasure trove of history and culture in Quito's various museums, and should plan to include at least one or more on their itinerary. History and ...

    June 26, 2014
  • Visit the Coastal City of Manta

    Located in the Manabí Province of Ecuador, the city of Manta offers modern conveniences and infrastructure along with all the laid-back leisure opportunities of Ecuador's spectacular ...

    June 12, 2014
  • Plan to Enjoy Ecuador’s 2014 Whale Watching Season

    Every year several hundred humpback whales migrate from the icy waters of the Antarctic, arriving in the warm waters of Ecuador's coastline between late June and early September. Visitors ...

    May 29, 2014
  • Drink to Your Good Health in Ecuador

    In addition to some of the tastiest cuisine you are likely to enjoy anywhere, Ecuador has some interesting beverages which are both delicious and nutritious. One of these is an herbal ...

    May 15, 2014
  • National Poet Remigio Crespo Toral

    In October 2013, the World Monuments Fund added the Remigio Crespo Toral Museum in Cuenca to its list of important historical and cultural sites considered to be at risk of deterioration ...

    April 30, 2014
  • Discover the Magic of Birding in Ecuador

    It is well known in birding circles that Ecuador is one of the world's top bird watching destinations. The variety and vast numbers of exotic birds is astounding and there are many tour ...

    April 17, 2014
  • Church and Convent of Saint Augustine

    Located just a block away from Quito's Independence Plaza, the Church and Convent of Saint Augustine is a superb example of 17th century architecture and an important part of Ecuado's ...

    April 3, 2014
  • Galápagos Petrels

    Endemic to the Galápagos Islands of Ecuador, the Galápagos Petrel (Pterodroma phaeopygia) is listed as 'critically endangered' by the IUCN – International Union for the Conservation of ...

    March 20, 2014
  • Spend Some Time Sightseeing in Alausí

    Located in the Chimborazo province of Ecuador, Alausí is one of the stops for the Tren Crucero and an interesting town to explore. Many of the buildings in Alausí are more than 100 years ...

    March 6, 2014
  • Enjoy a Journey on the Tren Crucero

    Running between Guayaquil and Quito over a distance of 280 miles the Tren Crucero route makes its way through some of Ecuador's most spectacular scenery, allowing passengers to sit back in ...

    February 20, 2014