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  • Bamboo: Ecuador’s Versatile Renewable Resource

    Bamboo has long been valued as an alternative to wood, particularly in rural areas, and as people around the world become more aware of the need to actively conserve our planet’s natural ...

    September 12, 2013
  • Discover Cuenca’s Historical Landmarks and Attractions

    With its historic center designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, surrounded by a maze of narrow streets and colonial-style buildings, Cuenca has some fascinating landmarks and ...

    August 29, 2013
  • Homegrown Talent Hits the Airwaves in Ecuador

    With so many talented people in the world, sometimes it simply comes down to marketing or luck - being in the right place, with the right sound at the right time – that turns a musician or ...

    August 15, 2013
  • Enjoy the Tranquility of Puerto Villamil

    Situated on the southeastern edge of Isabela Island in the Galapagos, Puerto Villamil is a small port village offering a laid-back destination for eco-conscious tourists. Tourism and fishing ...

    July 31, 2013
  • Ecuador’s Spider Monkeys

    With its abundance of natural habitats and protected areas, Ecuador is home to a number of different species of New World monkeys, including Pygmy Marmosets, Spider Monkeys, Squirrel Monkeys, ...

    July 18, 2013
  • Travel by Train from Ibarra to Salinas

    With its temperate climate, spectacular colonial-style, white-washed houses and quaint cobbled streets, the market town of Ibarra is a popular tourist destination in the Imbabura province of ...

    July 3, 2013
  • The Churches and Cathedrals of Loja

    Referred to as the Music and Cultural Capital of Ecuador, the picturesque city of Loja is located in Cuxibamba valley, experiencing a mild Andean climate that adds to its appeal as a tourist ...

    June 20, 2013
  • Yachana Foundation: Promoting Sustainability Through Education

    With administrative offices in the city of Quito, the Yachana Foundation is actively pursuing its mission to 'achieve sustainability through education and conservation'. It is appropriate then ...

    June 6, 2013
  • Endangered Mammals of Podocarpus National Park

    Located in the Ecuadorian provinces of Loja and Zamora Chinchipe, the Podocarpus National Park was created in 1982 as a protected area and is a haven to a host of mammals, birds and other ...

    May 23, 2013
  • Ecuador’s Life-Saving National Tree

    Referred to locally as "Quina’, the national tree of Ecuador has long been appreciated in many parts of the world for its life-saving medicinal properties. Cinchona pubescens is one of ...

    May 9, 2013