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  • Ecuador Remains One of World’s Top Retirement Destinations

    According to International Living magazine's 2014 Global Retirement Index, Ecuador is one of the top choices as a retirement destination this year, for more reasons that its temperate ...

  • Ecuador Launches Locally Made Drone

    President Rafael Correa recently unveiled Ecuador’s first locally manufactured unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) which will be used by authorities to fight drug trafficking by monitoring ...

  • Explore the Pacific Coast of Ecuador

    With sparkling clear waters, soft sandy beaches, verdant mangroves and lush green jungles, the Pacific coast of Ecuador has much to offer visitors who take the time to explore it. Those ...

  • Tasty Delights Along Ecuador’s Cacao Route

    Adventurous travelers have long known that Ecuador has much to offer. Located along the northwest coast of South America, with Peru and Columbia as neighbors, Ecuador is one of the most ...

  • Galápagos Sea Lions

    Endemic to the Galápagos Islands and Isla de la Plata, Galápagos sea lions are a familiar sight when exploring Ecuador's spectacular archipelago. Very social and playful by nature, these ...

  • Tantalize Your Taste Buds with Ecuador’s Fruit

    Part of the pleasure of exploring the country you are visiting is to try local cuisine and locally grown produce. The tropical and sub-tropical climate of Ecuador, along with fertile soil ...

  • Quito’s Historical Presidential Palace

    Located on Independence Square in Quito, the origin of the Carondelet Palace (Palacio de Carondelet) dates back to the late 16th century, and since 2007 this iconic building has been open ...

  • Rediscovery of Pinocchio Lizard in Ecuador

    With the ongoing issue of habitat destruction in Ecuador and various animal species facing extinction, conservationists are celebrating the fact that a lizard once thought to be extinct has ...

  • Ecuador’s Endemic Black-breasted Puffleg

    Endemic to Ecuador, the Black-breasted Puffleg (Eriocnemis nigrivestis), is a species of hummingbird found only on Pichincha volcano's northwestern slopes. This tiny bird is listed with ...

  • Using Technology to Explore the Galapagos Islands

    In describing the Galapagos Islands 178 years ago, Charles Darwin noted that "It seems to be a little world within itself". Thousands of tourists visit Ecuador's Galapagos Islands every ...