2 Days in Guayaquil, Ecuador’s Largest City: More Than Just a Gateway to the Gal├ípagos

Guayaquil may be the largest city in Ecuador, but most travellers don’t actually spend much time in it. Quito may be the capital, bursting with cultural and historical significance, and Cuenca may be the beautiful jewel of the southern Ecuadorean Andes – but the largest and most populous city in Continue Reading

Horseback Journey to Ingapirca: Ecuador’s Largest Incan Ruins

Everyone’s heard of Machu Picchu in Peru. But have you heard of Ingapirca, the Ecuadorean version? As the largest and most well-preserved Incan ruins in Ecuador, Ingapirca is sometimes known as “the Machu Picchu of Ecuador”. I mean, I won’t lie – if you’ve been to Machu Picchu, Ingapirca probably Continue Reading

The Museums of Cuenca, Ecuador – Life Before the Spanish Conquest

The beautiful, laid-back city of Cuenca has something to offer everyone. For the architecture lover, don’t miss a walk around the colonial city centre (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). For the nature lover, the otherworldly Cajas National Park beckons. As for the culturally curious, don’t miss a hands-on experience of Continue Reading